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Deer Run Trail - Sugarite Canyon SP is a 1.41 mile one way hike with 5 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 6 miles north-northeast of Raton New Mexico. May and October are the best months to enjoy this hike.
The trailhead is at the north end of Lake Alice Campground's overflow parking area. The trail ascends a steep slope behind the Lake Alice Campground and continues to the Soda Pocket Campground. The hiker is rewarded with views of the canyon, wildlife and solitude. Watch for deer, wild turkeys and the branchy tree nests of tassel-eared squirrels.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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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.