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Horseshoe Lake

Red River, NM
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Magical Lake

We visited Horseshoe Lake on our way down from Wheeler Peak. The lake was crystal clear and... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2017
Paul S
If you can make the hike...

If you can take the altitude (its no joke if you are a flatlander) and have experience hiking, its... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2016
abqhack
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Rated as a difficult trail, hike is eight miles one way.
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11 Jan 2017
“Magical Lake”
10 Dec 2016
“If you can make the hike...”
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Reviewed 11 January 2017

We visited Horseshoe Lake on our way down from Wheeler Peak. The lake was crystal clear and beautiful. While eating lunch on the shore of the lake, our party was visited by a group of Big Horn Sheep who tried to eat our peanut butter...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 10 December 2016

If you can take the altitude (its no joke if you are a flatlander) and have experience hiking, its well with the trip for the views.

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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful lake on your way to the top of Wheeler Peak. Beautiful and you can fish in it or you could a few year ago. Nice plce to take a rest on your hike to Wheeler or coming back down

Thank Tammye H
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Horseshoe lake is a beautiful lake above the tree line in the Sangre de Christo Mountains of northern New Mexico. It is a difficult hike to get there, but it is worth it. This lake is slightly within the national wilderness (no vehicles allowed); so...More

Thank JayP1000
Reviewed 1 October 2015

The last time I was there, the "trail" was very rocky and rough. I don't feel like this trail is for beginners. I recommend an ATV.

Thank Christy B
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