Nestled In The Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Lake Katherine Has Some Of The Clearest Water In New Mexico

New Mexico has no shortage of hiking trails. Whether you are looking for a quick trek to pass a lazy afternoon or a grueling backpacking trip, you can find it all in this enchanting landscape. If the latter option sounds like an adventure right up your alley, you’ll want to make the trek to Lake Katherine.

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Website: AllTrails

Be sure to follow the Leave No Trace principles to help preserve the wilderness for future generations. Keep in mind that camping sites and campfires must be located at least 200 feet from the lake.

Looking for a hike that is just a little less daunting? Round up the kiddos and head to Two Rivers Park in Ruidoso for an easy hike. Read more in Two Rivers Park In Ruidoso, New Mexico Is the Perfect Spot For An Effortless Hike And Picnic.

Address: Lake Katherine, New Mexico 87506, USA