Best trails in Red River, New Mexico

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Looking for a great trail near Red River, New Mexico? AllTrails has 15 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Eagle Nest Lake State Park or Cimarron Canyon State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Colin Neblett State Wildlife Area or Orilla Verde Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 7 moderate trails in Red River ranging from 7 to 24.1 miles and from 8,661 to 12,585 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Red River, New Mexico
Top trails (15)
#1 - Lost Lake Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 11.2 mi • Est. 5 h 30 m
An incredible trail with fantastic views!Show more
#2 - Gold Hill Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 11.5 mi • Est. 5 h 45 m
This is the nearest trail to Red River, NM. There is an old mining area after you reach the top ridge above the lake. Show more
#3 - Wheeler Peak via East Fork Red River Trail
Wheeler Peak Wilderness
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Length: 15.6 mi • Est. 8 h 44 m
East Fork Trail #56 > Lost Lake Trail #91 > Wheeler Peak Trail #90Show more
#4 - Goose Creek Trail #65
Carson National Forest
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Length: 11.7 mi • Est. 6 h 55 m
#5 - Horseshoe Lake Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 7 h 15 m
#6 - Goose Lake OHV Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 13.9 mi
#7 - Red River Nature Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 17 m
#8 - Red River Caves and Mountains Trail
Carson National Forest
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
#9 - Red River Pass and Fourth of July Canyon OHV Route
Carson National Forest
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Length: 7.0 mi
At the Waypoint, turn left to continue on the Old River Pass, or hang a right for Fourth of July Canyon.  The Canyon is a little rougher terrain with some off camber points in the trail.Show more
#10 - Greenie Peak OHV Loop
Carson National Forest
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Length: 24.1 mi
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