This Exhilarating Hike Takes You To The Most Crystal Blue Lake In New Mexico

Hiking in the Land of Enchantment is absolutely breathtaking, whether it’s an easy hike or a more difficult one. This exhilarating trail in the Santa Fe National Forest is rated as hard, but the payoff is so worth it. Once you reach the end of this challenging trek, you’ll find the most breathtaking oasis, and you’ll likely have it all to yourself. Make sure to pack plenty of water and snacks for this amazing hike to one of the most breathtaking lakes in New Mexico, tucked within a beautiful forest.

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Have you ever taken on Nambe Lake Trail? Was the payoff worth the challenge? Let us hear about your experience in the comments, and don’t forget to share photos from your adventures with us in our New Mexico Nature Lovers Facebook group, or tag us on Instagram by tagging #onlyinnewmexico for a chance to be featured!

For another challenging hike in the Land of Enchantment, check out this hike in the Cibola National Forest with an incredible payoff.