This 30,500 acre Wilderness Study Area (WSA) is located just northeast of Taos, New Mexico. The Colombine-Hondo is a dramatic and ecologically significant with 11,000 plus foot peaks, clear mountain streams,spruce-fir forests, alpine meadows and expansive high-altitude grasslands and wonderful alpine ecosystems as well as outstanding opportunities for non-motorized outdoor recreation. It boasts one of the healthiest mountain watersheds in the region and is a top candidate for Wilderness designation.
The 75-mile trail system is well-developed and diverse enough to offer a spectacular hiking experience for any fitness level. Gold Hill and Lobo Peak dominate the ridgeline at over 12,000'.
This is the perfect place for solitude.