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Address: Red River, NM
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Approximately five miles one-way, this is a scenic and moderate-rated trail...

Approximately five miles one-way, this is a scenic and moderate-rated trail that leads hikers along a river and through meadows.

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Beautiful! Should've prepared more...

Beautiful, peaceful experience. We walked about one hour in and back, over the first 3 stream crossings with railings. One would need an early start to go all the way up. As a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
DeeMBarr
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San Antonio, Texas
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San Antonio, Texas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful experience. We walked about one hour in and back, over the first 3 stream crossings with railings. One would need an early start to go all the way up. As a city girl, I was a bit uneasy about the bear warning signs when we arrived! Although rare I know, I would have felt more confortable reviewing what... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a very beautiful walk up this nice trail following the stream. Many wild flowers along the way. Crossed several well built bridges. Would recommend this trail, even if you only go up a short distance as we did.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Red River for a week in June/July 2016 with a family of five including children aged 10, 5, and 2 as well as the family puppy (5 month hunting breed). We'd seen the reviews of the Columbine trail, and having never been to this particular attraction, but being experienced with Red River, we decided to check it... More 

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Questa, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

This is a nice, easy trail. Spend an hour or so - along the river and end up at a beautiful meadow. Easy hiking at its finest.

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Home Sweet Home, USA
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Columbine is one of the best campgrounds I've ever been to. It is absolutely beautiful, with so many trees it is almost dark in there in broad daylight ... which is kinda rare in New Mexico. So the trail heads from the back of the campground through the forest up to the highest areas and lake in the state. Absolutely... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Columbine Trail heads up from Columbine campground, on the highway between Red River and Quests. Facilities at the trailhead are excellent and the trail is interesting enough for any hikers - the lower portion has bridges for crossing the creek, but mid to upper stretches require crossing on logs, stones or wading. Depending upon water levels (time of year, runoff... More 

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Oklahoma
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24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have camped and hiked this location for many years off and on. It is an easy hike for the first 3 or so miles and then becomes steeper. It has other trails that branch off and if you look really close you can find old abandoned mines to explore. Love this place and hope to come back for years... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015 via mobile

My family hiked this trail. About 3 miles in, then back, and loved it. That's a lot of miles for a 4 and 6 year old ! We have hiked in many states and this was a fav for sure ! If you and your family enjoy a good trail check this one out.

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Clovis, New Mexico
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

This trail was perfect! I adored it.. We hiked about 2.5 miles in. Hit the fifth or sixth water crossing and decided not to cross over. Was an amazing beautiful trail! Wild flowers, trees, streams, bridges! Just loved it!

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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

The best hike. Loved just walking, talking and seeing all of God's beauty ... meeting people along the way and just hanging out relaxing. Loved seeing all the different wild life. Watching hunters working on their game plan. I just ed loved looking at all the different sceneries.

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