Lincoln National Forest ??

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  1. Nomader1

    Nomader1 Blue Ghost

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    I am making a trip to the Lincoln National Forest in New Mexico in Oct and was wondering if someone had any track files for the area aound
    Cloudcroft (for the trails). I have ridden the roads in the area many times, but just now have a bike that can handle the trails.

    Thanks much for any help that can be provided.
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  2. TTKlaus

    TTKlaus Been here awhile

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    There is a Forest Ranger Station in CLoudcroft. I would recommend going there to talk to them. They are extremely helpful and they have trail handouts and maps for sale that show all the trails. A word of caution, all the singletrack trails in the area have become wide ATV superhighways, with a lot of rocks and rut's everywhere!

    Klaus
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    Thanks for the heads up on that, I will take your advice and check in with the Rangers station.
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    Go to GPS RockyMountain,on page 2 look under Cloudcroft xxxx
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    Huggybear........your my hero. Thanks for the heads up, this is exactly what I was hoping for........
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    the forest service just put out a new map of legal trails in the lincoln,ithink it goes into effect 11/15/09 has a mc and atv trails marked on it also fs roads but no state hiways or county roads,get a copy when you arrive also fs moved out of town to a new building on 224 near dearhead campground south side of town.
    if you are going to be here 10/04/09 we are having the 50th annual mile high enduro that sunday,presented by the prairie dawg m/c,we have vintage classes and have a 65 bsa and a 71 penton entered plus a few others, for more info go to http://www.prairiedawgsmc.com/news.php :freaky
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    Cloudcroft, New Mexico.

    Trail information

    Map
    Paper maps and other trail information is available at the SACRAMENTO RANGER DISTRICT office, 4 Lost Lodge Rd, Cloudcroft, NM 88317
    Office Hours: 7:30am - 4:30pm M-F
    7:30am - 11:30 12:30 - 4:30pm Saturday (summer only)

    Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce

    Alamogordo is 16 miles to the west (about 5500 feet lower in elevation) has the major chain stores and several bike shops.

    Cloudcroft, New Mexico is....
    * up at 9,000 elevation.
    * 40 miles from casino wagering and golf at the Inn of the Mountain Gods.
    * 50 miles from Ruidoso Downs.
    * 16 miles from the Space Museum, Alameda Park Zoo, and Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo.
    * 40 miles from White Sands National Monument.
    * 150 miles from Carlsbad Caverns.
    * 90 miles from El Paso and the Mexican border.
    * Within 50 miles of 8 magnificent golf courses.

    Lodging:
    · The Spruce Cabins offers a 10% motorcycle discount but you have to ask for it to receive it.
    · If you stay 6 nights at the Spruce Cabins, the 7th night is free.
    · Camping in Lincoln National Forest

    Riding requirements:
    · Motorcycles registered for use on public streets are not required to be registered for off-highway motor vehicle use. NEW MEXICO OFF-HIGHWAY MOTOR VEHICLE (OHV) PROGRAM
    · A Texas (or New Mexico) OHV sticker is required for off road only motorcycles to ride on National Forest land. Texas Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV) Program / Out of State or Visitor Permitting Rquirements

    Trails
    Trail information
    Trail spreadsheet with difficulty ratings
    Map
    Paper maps and other trail information is available at the SACRAMENTO RANGER DISTRICT office
    http://www.fs.fed.us/r3/lincoln/recr...TMR-GIS-48.pdf
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t103-caballero-canyon-trail/
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t104-alamo-canyon-trail/
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t105-rim-trail/
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t107-roundup-ground-trail/
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t109-alamo-peak-trail/
    http://www.4wdnut.com/t110-pipeline-trail/

    GPS track maps
    Cloudcroft partial overview
    Rim Trail GPS
    Benson Ridge area, Taylor Canyon Trail (T5007) & Wills Canyon Trail (T5008)
    West Side Road
    Apple Tree Canyon Trail (T5601)
    Karr Canyon Rd

    New Mexico off-road riding information
    http://www.nmohva.org/main/index.php
    http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/ohv/...torpermits.htm
    http://www.dps.nm.org/training/safeP...20Brochure.pdf
    http://www.b4uride.com/

    Cloudcroft threads
    Must see Cloudcroft route Suggestions
    Cloudcroft Vacation
    Cloudcroft 2009
    New Mexico Off-Road: The Cloudcroft Recon
    Rim Trail Cloudcroft NM
    Cloudcroft, NM 2009. Pics and onboard video.
    The Road to Timberon

    Video
    Rim Trail T105 Cloudcroft, New Mexico video

    Russia Canyon Road, Lincoln National Forest video
    Wills Canyon Trail (T5008), Lincoln National Forest video
    Wills Canyon Trail (T5008) II, Lincoln National Forest video
    Forest Service Road 568 Lincoln National Forest video
    Old Cloudcroft Highway Trail (T5002) video
    Hubbell Canyon Trail (T9277) Lincoln National Forest video
    Willie White Trail (T113) Lincoln National Forest video
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