Lincoln National Forest

Known as the birthplace of the world-famous Smokey Bear, the forest encompasses three major mountain ranges: Sacramento, Guadalupe and Capitan that cover 1,103,441 acres in four different counties in southeastern New Mexico. Elevations of 4,000 to 11,500 feet pass through five different life zones from Chihuahuan Desert to sub-alpine forest. Recreational opportunities include hiking, biking, winter sports, horseback riding and more. The villages of Ruidoso and Cloudcroft offer visitor information, recreation services, dining and shops.

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Lincoln National Forest

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15754347200