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Osha Trail

Us Hwy 82, Lincoln National Forest, Cloudcroft, NM
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Easy trail neat Cloudcroft. The trail has very good views and the walk through the forest is a real... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
sabimax
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El Paso, Texas
Great views

Great trail, not very difficult as far as inclines, declines - just a very rocky trail - take care... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beth H
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Alamagordo,NM
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  • Average6%
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“nice hike” (5 reviews)
“be aware” (6 reviews)
“easy hike” (4 reviews)
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Us Hwy 82, Lincoln National Forest, Cloudcroft, NM
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Easy trail neat Cloudcroft. The trail has very good views and the walk through the forest is a real pleasure.

Thank sabimax
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trail, not very difficult as far as inclines, declines - just a very rocky trail - take care when walking. Not great in my opinion for kids, dogs, or people with balance issues. Great views!

Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hiked a few trails in Cloudcroft and we liked this one best. It's fairly easy to hike and the scenery is really nice. If you are pressed for time, do this one first so you don't miss out.

Thank Dan S
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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Ok. In all fairness my family would not rate this as high I’m going to. Everyone agreed that this was the trail we would do. Apparently I said we didn’t have to do all of it and then I proceeded to insist that we all...More

Thank Nursek8mcd
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was a great trail with plenty of benches for resting and a good amount of places to stop and look out over all the mountains.

Thank Brittany W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Drive up hwy 82 just past the railroad trestle and the trail head is on the left. Great views at sunset.

Thank captnwa
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Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

This trail had been recommended to us and we stopped by the trailhead driving between White Sands National Monument and Ruidoso. White we opted not to actually hike the trail because of the snow going up there was well worth it just seeing the beautiful...More

Thank tangojohnDallas
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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great beginner/intermediate hike. About 3 mile round trip on a well marked and maintained trail. There are some areas where there is an incline but nothing too horrible. There are also some parts of the trail with lots of loose rocks or...More

Thank Kirk10100
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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

4  Thank TravelingProfessor
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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
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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.
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