Nambe Lake via Winsor Trail
This is a difficult out-and-back trail to Nambe Lake in Santa Fe National Forest.
Start at the Winsor Trail (#254) trailhead on the North side of the parking loop for the Santa Fe ski area. Follow the Winsor trail about two miles. When you get to Nambe Creek (it's an unmistakable creek that crosses the trail) turn uphill and follow the creek to Nambe Lake.
There are two steep climbs: the first mile until you get to the wilderness area gate, and the last mile as you follow the creek to the lake. The terrain isn't difficult or dangerous, but the steep grade isn't for the out-of-shape or inexperienced. Active kids with hiking experience will have a great time. Anyone lacking endurance won't.
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