Look for mule deer, elk, turkey and bear. There have been rare sightings of mountain lions. Some areas in the northern part of the park, particularly along Opportunity Trail, burned in the 2011 Track Fire. These areas are now recovering and new vegetation is coming up.
Little Horse Mesa Loop is a 6 mile loop trail located near Raton, NM that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and trail running.
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