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Middle Fork Road/West Fork Road 487 Trail

Contact Info
Questa, NM 87556

Phone:
575-586-0520
Basics
Difficulty:
Difficult
Trailhead Elevation:
9600 feet
Elevation Range:
9600 feet to 10800 feet
Elevation Change:
1200 feet
Season:
Year Round

Description

Primary use of the trails is in the winter months. The trails are used for cross country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing. In the summer months trail can be used for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding.

Details

Difficulty:
Difficult
Trailhead Elevation:
9600
Elevation Range:
9600 feet to 10800
Elevation Change:
1200
Season:
Year Round
Useful Map(s):
USGS: Wheeler Peak
Additional Details:

Open to both cross-country skiers, snowshoers, and snowmobiles, these roads consist of steep trails and numerous switchbacks for expert skiers and snowmobilers.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

At the end of upper Red River Canyon Road (State Highway 578), take Forest Road 487. West Fork Road turns off from the main road and heads west. Follow the road two miles to Middle Fork Road which is signed. Middle Fork turns off to the south and crosses a bridge.


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