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Middlefork Lake, Red River

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Tough hike, but worth it in the end! Take snacks and lots of water and sit awhile at the lake to take in all of the beauty around you!  more »
  • (I first posted this in All Trails) Intermediate and not for folks who aren't acclimated to the altitude, but for experienced hikers is a beautiful 3-6 hour excursion (depending on your skill level...  more »
  • Beautiful lake moderate hike 4 mile round trip
  • GREAT hike/ bring the whole fam! Dogs loved swimming in the lake, and I almost jumped in myself had I brought a swimsuit. This makes for a great late morning hike and thigh burner- even carried my two-year-old up in a child carrier. We all had a wonderful time with stellar views!

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