This Picturesque River Hike In The Gila Wilderness Was Just Named One Of The Best In New Mexico
On the lookout for your next favorite hike? The popular travel magazine, Travel + Leisure, recently published a list of their favorite hikes across the country and it features some stunning locations. For New Mexico, they highlighted the Middle Fork Trail, a hiking trail on the western side of the state.
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The trail measures a total of 11 miles, so be prepared with plenty of water. For additional information about the trail and a map, visit the Forest Service website or AllTrails.
Monica is a Diné (Navajo) freelance writer and photographer based in the Southwest. Born in Gallup and raised in Phoenix, she is Tódich'ii'nii (Bitter Water People) and Tsi'naajinii (Black Streak Wood People). Monica is a staff writer for Only In Your State, photo editor for The Mesa Legend, and previously a staff writer for The Navajo Post. You can reach her at [email protected]
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