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