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Address: Red River, NM
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Approximately five miles one-way, this is a scenic and moderate-rated trail...

Approximately five miles one-way, this is a scenic and moderate-rated trail that leads hikers along a river and through meadows.

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Check out the mine about 1/2 mile in...

Beautiful hike with several creek crossings and an open mine that goes in about 100 yards about 1/2 mile up the trail.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful hike with several creek crossings and an open mine that goes in about 100 yards about 1/2 mile up the trail.

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Ontario, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We did not go far on the trail but what we saw was beautiful! It is near a great campground also. We did see families walking on it.

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Richardson, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

We read a lot about this hike, and it lived up to the hype. The first part of the hike is relatively easy... more or less 2-1/2 miles. And that part of the trip includes an abandoned mining cave, which is awesome. Be sure to take a good flashlight... it's goes way back into the mountain! The second leg of... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This trail is an easy to moderate hike. We took our 6 year old and she did great. The trail is fairly flat and follows a beautiful stream. We stopped at a small meadow after the third bridge and found a waterfall along the stream to enjoy a snack by. Highly recommend!

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful, peaceful experience. We walked about one hour in and back, over the first 3 stream crossings with railings. One would need an early start to go all the way up. As a city girl, I was a bit uneasy about the bear warning signs when we arrived! Although rare I know, I would have felt more confortable reviewing what... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Had a very beautiful walk up this nice trail following the stream. Many wild flowers along the way. Crossed several well built bridges. Would recommend this trail, even if you only go up a short distance as we did.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We were in Red River for a week in June/July 2016 with a family of five including children aged 10, 5, and 2 as well as the family puppy (5 month hunting breed). We'd seen the reviews of the Columbine trail, and having never been to this particular attraction, but being experienced with Red River, we decided to check it... More 

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Questa, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a nice, easy trail. Spend an hour or so - along the river and end up at a beautiful meadow. Easy hiking at its finest.

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Home Sweet Home, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

Columbine is one of the best campgrounds I've ever been to. It is absolutely beautiful, with so many trees it is almost dark in there in broad daylight ... which is kinda rare in New Mexico. So the trail heads from the back of the campground through the forest up to the highest areas and lake in the state. Absolutely... More 

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Lawrence, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Columbine Trail heads up from Columbine campground, on the highway between Red River and Quests. Facilities at the trailhead are excellent and the trail is interesting enough for any hikers - the lower portion has bridges for crossing the creek, but mid to upper stretches require crossing on logs, stones or wading. Depending upon water levels (time of year, runoff... More 

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