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Forest Road 181

Intermediate
 3.0 (1)

A rugged 4X4 road which connects NM501 to NM4.


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Map Key

3.9

Miles

6.3

KM

Point to Point

8,283' 2,525 m

High

7,691' 2,344 m

Low

148' 45 m

Up

643' 196 m

Down

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

17%

Max Grade (10°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Fall Colors · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This road meanders through vast open meadows pockmarked by occasional aspens and pine trees.

Flora & Fauna

Elk and deer herds frequent this area. Frequent bear sightings have been reported. Bears in this area have been known to run away as opposed to attacking. The trail is extremely muddy during spring or warm winter days.

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Shared By:

Michael Wheat

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  3.0 from 1 vote

#13

in Los Alamos

#27482

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#13

in Los Alamos

#415

in New Mexico

#27,482

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Rain gathered in a massive reflective puddle on Forest Road 181 (AKA American Springs Rd).
Jul 8, 2015 near Los Alamos, NM

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