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Best trails in Wheeler Peak Wilderness

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Explore the most popular trails in Wheeler Peak Wilderness with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
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#1 - Middle Fork Lake Trail
Wheeler Peak Wilderness
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Length: 4.3 mi • Est. 2 h 34 m
Middle Fork Lake Trail is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked out and back trail located near Red River, New Mexico that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#2 - Wheeler Peak via East Fork Red River Trail
Wheeler Peak Wilderness
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Length: 15.6 mi • Est. 8 h 44 m
Wheeler Peak via East Fork Red River Trail is a 15.6 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Red River, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The tShow more