Winsor National Recreational Trail #254 is a 22.36 mile one way hike with 4,551 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 4 miles north-northeast of Santa Fe New Mexico. June and August are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The Winsor National Recreational trail is 22.8 miles long. It begins at end of County Road 72A in Tesuque-d-6 and ends at Winsor Creek Campground. Within the Espanola District, the trail is divided into two sections. The lower elevation trail from the Tesuque Trail Head to Aspen Basin is outside of the Pecos Wilderness. The next section from Aspen Basin to Spirit Lake is within the Pecos Wilderness. The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Backpacking, Mountain Biking, (only the lower trail outside of the Wilderness) and Horseback Riding.
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This is a more difficult hike. It would be unwise to attempt this without prior experience hiking.
This hike is listed as One-Way.
When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.