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Osha Trail

Us Hwy 82, Lincoln National Forest, Cloudcroft, NM
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Wonderful views, though not an easy trail

I'd read a description of this trail online that rated it as "easy", and maybe it is if you'r 25... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Austin, TX
Very enjoyable hike

We enjoyed hiking through the forest. If you are somewhat in shape the trail would be quite easy to... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
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Us Hwy 82, Lincoln National Forest, Cloudcroft, NM
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

I'd read a description of this trail online that rated it as "easy", and maybe it is if you'r 25 and fit. I'm 55 and a little couch-potato-y and I found it a tough slog in places--some steep stretches, and the altitude didn't help. That...More

Thank TravelingProfessor
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We enjoyed hiking through the forest. If you are somewhat in shape the trail would be quite easy to do. Some great views of the trestle and the White Sands in the distance. The smells of the forest are amazing. Would do this hike again...More

Thank bfr56
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Convenient area for parking at the trail entrance...located on the edge of town...well marked and beautiful.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 17 July 2017

My daughter and I hiked this trail in late June, and though it is short, it is well worth it! The scenery is lovely, and there are numerous benches along the trail so you can sit down and enjoy the views. The trail winds mostly...More

1  Thank beckytkm
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to go wether you are walking, running or just going on a picnic! If you are looking for a trail in Cloudcroft this is the i e I would suggest!

Thank Jai100Owen
Reviewed 8 July 2017

This hike is pretty flat so i think a lot of people may enjoy it even on a hot day. The hike we did took over 3.5 hrs so needless to say we got to explore the forest (aka we were sort of lost at...More

Thank maniunchik
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Nice hike within walking distance of downtown Cloudcroft. Nice view of the Tularosa Basin and the White Sands on a clear day.

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is an easy hike to get a sampling of the Lincoln National Forest. It is very pretty in the fall when the aspens and maples have turned color or a relief from heat hike for folks who live at lower elevations.

Thank Evelyn L
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Shorter loop just outside Cloudcroft... A few short hills...great Vistas. You may park at the trailhead off hiway 82... Or...connect to the trail thru back streets from the Village. Spur trails branch off to National forest campgrounds. Great looping route!

1  Thank 301chipmunk
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The first part of the trail is probably the most difficult as it is about a 30 degree climb from the parking lot before it levels off. Be aware there are rocks on the trail that can roll right out from under your foot. I...More

2  Thank beckybh1950
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Kathy B
17 July 2016|
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Response from Jim S | Reviewed this property |
If you are standing in front of the new Electric Coop Building, there is a road to your right. This is the Mexican Ave. You follow that until you see the road off to the right, this is Osha Trail Road. Hope this helps.