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Horseshoe Lake - Carson Forest is a 12.41 mile round trip lasso loop hike with 3,785 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 35 miles north-northwest of Las Vegas New Mexico. September and June are the best months to enjoy this hike. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.
Check out the Official Route.
This is a moderately difficult hike.
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.