Latir Lakes, Rio Castillo Land Company
Latir Lakes is a group of mountain top lakes above the timberline. Campgrounds and access to Carson National Forest trailheads are available. Listen for chirping pikas (Ochotona princeps) in the rocky slopes. Watch closely for white-tailed ptarmigan (Lagopus leucurus) along the timberline. The Rio Castillo Land Company charges a fee on-site for day use. Turn on Forest Road 134, nine miles from Questa. Turn left or north on Forest Road 134A. High clearance vehicles are recommended. Warm clothing and rain gear are recommended for this high-altitude area.