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Goosebumps at Goose Lake

If nature is your thing then you will love the Goose Lake trail. On the way up you can catch old... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2017
Walker M
Tulsa, OK
Beautiful ATV trail!

Beautiful ATV/4WD trail. A little bumpy in areas but totally worth it! Goose Lake and the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Bowie, Texas
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Moderate to difficult hike, six miles one way.
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“picnic lunch” (5 reviews)
“rough road” (5 reviews)
Red River, NM
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JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

If nature is your thing then you will love the Goose Lake trail. On the way up you can catch old miner cabins, blasting holes, relics from the past and of course beautiful scenery, I went in September, the temperature at the bottom of the...More

2  Thank Walker M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful ATV/4WD trail. A little bumpy in areas but totally worth it! Goose Lake and the surrounding mountains at the top is beautiful!

1  Thank alleycat62
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Hiked Goose lake trail. Beautiful hike. Great hiking trail. Trail is well groomed. Beautiful scenery. Picked lots of raspberries. Made a wonderful raspberry pie.

Thank LesleyBJ
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

What a gorgeous lake in the mountains! Definitely blew away my expectations. We took the New Mexico Adventure tour and enjoyed every minute. A must do in Red River!

1  Thank TX_traveler26
Reviewed 13 August 2017

trail was a little rough - but well worth taking the trip - we had a 4 seat RZR - so it made the ride easier - beautiful country - along the way we saw some old log cabins, a bear hole in the side...More

Thank dlhorn81
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Drove a jeep up to Goose Lake. The trail takes a little over an hour to get up but the views in person are absolutely beautiful!! There are trout in the lake right now so fishing is an option. My favorite part is probably seeing...More

Thank DT-AC92
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We loved our ride up to Goose Lake! At the last minute some friends also staying in Red River ended up with an extra 4-wheeler, and we jumped at the chance to get up there. It was gorgeous all the way up, with plenty of...More

1  Thank amydlanier
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely gorgeous! Take the time to get there whatever way you can and pack a lunch! Breathtaking! From 4 to 68..we all enjoyed it!

Thank PG110914
Reviewed 17 July 2017

WE love to take our jeep and go to Goose Lake. Beautiful scenery. Road is a little narrow so just take it slow and be careful. We take a picnic lunch.

Thank Lesley B
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This trail is the toughest trail in the area but it's worth the trip up (approximately 1 hour each way in a razor). The lake and views are stunning. We will always ride this trail when in the area.

Thank KParnell
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jerry l
6 October 2017|
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Response from LesleyBJ | Reviewed this property |
I would not feel comfortable going up in a 2500 ram pickup. The road is too narrow and getting more narrow. If you met another vehicle it could be very dangerous. We have gone up in a Jeep Wrangler the last 3 years. The... More
Sara L
7 July 2017|
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Response from Haley L | Reviewed this property |
Unlikely. Goose is pretty rough. You can rent a variety of 4x4 vehicles in town, or take a jeep tour. Goose is beautiful, and worth the rental fees.
Elaine H
23 May 2017|
Response from hula1hula | Reviewed this property |
I really cannot recommend hiking the trail. If you are an avid hiker, I would guess at least 3 to 4 hours to get to the lake from the highway. We were in the jeep, and since the trail was as rough as it is, it took us... More