Turkey Creek - White Mountain Wilderness - Member Hike

Hike Name: Turkey Creek - White Mountain Wilderness
Country: United States
State: New Mexico
Nearby Town: Ruidoso
Rating: 4 stars
Directions: Take New Mexico 48 north out of Ruidoso to Forest Road 107 and turn left. Drive to the end of the road. FR 107 ends approximately 5 miles past the turn-off to South Fork Campground.
Total Hike Distance: 7.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate to Difficult
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: Roundtrip, Loop Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Turkey Crek trailhead, FR107
Trails Used: 25, 27, 32
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: Streams, Springs, Snow
Management: U.S. Forest Service
Contact Information: Lincoln National Forest
1101 New York Ave.
Alamogordo, New Mexico
(505) 434-7200
Best Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers, Dogs, Horses
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads, Maintained Gravel or Dirt Roads
Hike Summary: This is a great loop hike. Vertical rise is around 1,800 feet. Trail is easy to follow, but not crowded. Water is readily available at almost all points. Views are spectacular from the top.



10,450 points


Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Turkey Creek - White Mountain Wilderness - March 17, 2007 March 17, 2007 4 stars 2 days Oshow


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