Uploaded by Mary Robinson on November 22, 2019 at 9:41 pm . Welcome to enchantedcircletrails.org. The Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway has a taste of everything that's New Mexico. North of Costilla at the Colorado state line it becomes CO Highway 159. Warm Weather Skiing. The Jemez Mountains of northern New Mexico form the sourthern most tip of the Rocky Mountains, which extend thousands of miles north, across … Travel east on NM 38 from Questa toward Red River, settled by miners from Elizabethtown in the late 1800s. Read more about the trail at Lifestyle Overland. This self-designed route consists of nearly 800 miles of off-pavement travel and passes through multiple districts of 9 National Forests and 2 National Parks along the way. We may have accidentally hit a cattle guard a little to fast and jumped both trucks. New Mexico has long been known as The Land of Enchantment, so it’s only fitting that this designated scenic byway be called the Enchanted Circle. A buddy has a cabin in Colorado about 100 miles west of the trail. Oct 12, 2017 - ABOUT THE TRAIL The Enchanted Rockies Trail is a series of overland trails that begin in south-central New Mexico and end in north-central Colorado. The mines petered out, and the town is now known for its beautiful, high alpine scenery, skiing, fishing, and switchback roads through old mining country. HOT SULPHUR SPRINGS TO ESTES PARK (CO), Lincoln National Forest Seems like it's pretty warm. Contributor I. It links the oldest continuously occupied residence in New Mexico, Taos Pueblo, the United States' first memorial to Vietnam War veterans, and stunning scenery recognizable from such films as “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid” and “Easy Rider”. Summer hiking and Mt. There are 5 Private campsites. In the heart of New Mexico and Colorado lies a trail called, The Enchanted Rockies Trail. This self-designed route consists of nearly 800 miles of off-pavement travel and passes through multiple districts of 9 National Forests and 2 National Parks along the way. Historical Town of Lincoln, NM T&K . After months of research and planning, our small crew of three adventurers began a 10 day overland adventure through the heart of New Mexico and Colorado. Toyota 4Runner Forum - Largest 4Runner Forum > Toyota 4Runner Forum > 5th gen T4Rs > The Enchanted Rockies Trail To bad everything was closed and we could not get any pie in Pie Town. The Fastest, Easiest Route to the Rockies. biking are always available on the Enchanted Forest trails, no fee required. Winsor Trail, New Mexico, USA Located close to Santa Fe , the Winsor Trail is a 10-mile (point-to-point) stretch, which appeals to hikers, runners, and mountain bikers. The byway features wonderful hiking and camping places, beautiful, high alpine scenery, skiing and fishing. We finish up our 3 part series with some challenging sections and trail repair while we seek out a new route for the blocked portion of the Enchanted Rockies Trail in northern New Mexico. The Enchanted Rockies Trail UPDATE: Here is a dedicated page with all the GPS data and trail info: www.EnchantedRockiesTrail.com So this has been a long time coming but we have just finished Part I of our new series "The Enchanted Rockies Trail" on YouTube! The Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway was made one of the New Mexico Scenic Byways on July 31, 1998. The Byway begins in Taos on NM 522, where you will find Taos Pueblo's beautiful multi-story skyline. I came mid-week, so there were few people and I had the place literally to myself. Our camping spot outside of Santa Fe. This section is about 156 miles, but was a little bit more with the Bypass Beginning of Day 3 IMG_8630 by Vincent Torres, on Flickr We had some more flat "County" roads till we hit the highway. (The trail conditions degrade quickly with rain and snow.). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=go6gON-0r7g, Segment 9 is the final leg of the Enchanted Rockies Trail journey. The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, twelve miles northwest of Taos on US 64, is a must-see side trip! We set out wanting to pickup where we left off on the Enchanted Rockies trial system and end up at the northern end of Colorado. Day Tickets. This ride can be split into multiple parts, or … The ENCHANTED ROCKIES TRAIL. Join us as we clear an old Forest Service Road and put our little crew to the test on a seldom traveled route. Towards the end of June we took Abel, Gabriel, and PaPa across New Mexico on the Enchanted Rockies trail. We set out wanting to pickup where we left off on the Enchanted Rockies trial system and end up at the northern end of Colorado. Find Out More. Enchanted Rockies Trail GPS Data – Queen to Lincoln (NM) Over the next few months we will be rolling out the GPX files from our Enchanted Rockies Trail expedition. Enchanted Rockies Trail Day 3 For Day 3 we traveled from Corona, NM to Pecos, NM. We are breaking the 800 miles of trail data into 100 mile (+/-) sections to make it a bit easier for us to process and share. “Enchanted in New Mexico ... but this is a jewel and the best XC place in the southern Rockies. One helpful idea is to arrive in El Paso in the early afternoon the day before you start your ride. This is a very mild, family friendly overland route We’ve been socially distancing since 1966! During the shoulder season, there’s no better place to socially distance than Angel Fire Resort! SrgnFsh wrote a review Mar 2020. Great Continental Divide Ride - A total of 2,767 miles from Canada to Mexico. Plan your Getaway 866.627.2194. The idea was to meet up with the trail at the final portion of segment 3 east of Santa Fe, NM and continue through the rest of the system. This self-designed route consists of nearly 800 miles of off-pavement travel and passes through multiple districts of 9 National Forests and 2 National Parks along the way. But the snow and open trails are a concern. The Enchanted Rockies Trail is a series of overland trails that begin in south-central New Mexico and end in north-central Colorado. Aug 26, 2018 - ABOUT THE TRAIL The Enchanted Rockies Trail is a series of overland trails that begin in south-central New Mexico and end in north-central Colorado. Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, Albuquerque: See 105 traveler reviews, 70 candid photos, and great deals for Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post, ranked #2 of 23 specialty lodging in Albuquerque and rated 4 of 5 at Tripadvisor. Scenic byway designation. View the guide online, or request to have one sent to you. I've been keeping at eye on the weather out there. Twenty out of 30 trails (67%) are packed and open with 10K of set Nordic ski track on a 12-inch base. LITTLE ROCK 541 contributions 408 helpful votes. YOU are responsible for your own safety and legal travel so be sure and do your own research on road closures and access laws before setting out. You might be aware of the world-class skiing and riding during the winter, but the mountain is just as cool during the summer. Canadian Maritimes in Autumn; 100 Hours in London; Canadian Rockies; Canadian Rockies in Winter; Older Trips. The Enchanted Rockies Trail is a series of overland trails that begin in south-central New Mexico and end in north-central Colorado. Great cross coutry skiing! Lifts & Trails. Read our Privacy Statement to learn more. Ask Tim H about Enchanted Forest Cross Country Ski Area. Book your stay at The Blake or other Taos Ski Valley lodges. Parking and Trail Access. Date of experience: February 2018. ECC was Voted "2nd Best Campground in New Mexico" in 2019. This 1222 mile long route consist of 800 miles of dirt through some of the most beautiful lands in the southwest. See all places to stay, and then enter your travel dates to compare prices for the top-rated Enchanted Forest Ski Area accommodations according to TripAdvisor reviews. New Mexico Backcountry Discovery Route - The NMBDR takes you through some of the most impressive and distinctive scenery New Mexico has to offer. It was New Mexico State Road 3 from 1930. A Utah monolith enchanted millions and then it was gone, leaving mysteries behind Amanda Holpuch in New York 12/5/2020 You may have to wait longer for a vet appointment during the pandemic. Cibola National Forest