PO Box 5 Ute Park New Mexico 87749
Ute Park, NM 87749
For Your Safety
Portions of the area you are entering were burned during recent fires. Be aware that you may encounter hazards in the forest such as:
Ash and Needles on the Trail – can make trail slippery.
Burned-Out Stump Holes – ground may be weak & unstable.
Unstable Dead Trees – Especially in windy conditions!
Loose Rocks and Logs – watch for rolling debris.
Flash Flooding and Mud Flows – especially in areas without vegetation.
Conditions in a burned forest change constantly. Be alert!
Take proper safety precautions such as:
Check the weather forecast before you leave.
Assess current weather conditions in the forest.
Let someone know where you are.
Locate your camp away from burned trees.