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Carson National Forest - Forest road 222

Near: Tres PiedrasNM (Weather)
Number of
10 Total
100 Difficulty: Easy Trail
Trail Description Miles and miles of old logging trails. Large open meadows, Aspen groves, streams, and mixed conifer forests. Some areas are rocky but can be easily avoided if your horse isn't used to rocky terrain. Elk, Deer, Canadian Lynx, Bald and Golden Eagles, Ebert Squirrels, are some of the wildlife that can be seen while out on the trail. Local cabins with safe corrals for your horses are available.
Best Time to Visit May-Dec
Times to Avoid Dec-Apr
Campground Primitive Camp sites are available in the Carson or fully equipped cabin rentals are available with safe corrals for your horses at:
Human Facilities: Horse Facilities: Operated by: Contact: Additional Information
elect,showers,toilet,water stall, water Holly Burgess
575 758 3628
Holly Burgess
PO 226
Tres Piedras, NM 87577
Directions Take hwy 285 north(from Espanola) to Forest road 222. Turn right(west)cabin rentals on right side of the road before entering forest. Primitive sites are further up 222. Maps can be found at the Carson Forest Service Ranger station, instead of turning right on 222, go north to 64(blinking light)turn right and follow signs to Ranger Station.
This information was provided by dragonwycke on 4/22/2008 4:30:37 PM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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