Best Red River ATV Trails

The Red River area has 7 atv trails out of the 16 all terrain vehicle rides found in New Mexico.

  February 19, 2019

Located in New Mexico, the ATV trails in Red River offers more than a half-dozen beautiful ATV riding trails. The best Red River ATV trails based on popularity are considered to be Red River OHV Area, 4th Of July Canyon, Cerro Negro, Garrapate Ridge, and Goose Lake.



Where Can I Ride ATVs In Red River?



FEATURED:  4th Of July Canyon

  Red River, New Mexico

  July 29, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the 4th Of July Canyon is a popular route with ATV riders travelling to the Red River region. The ATV trails climb through dense pine forest and offer occasional views of the surrounding mountains. The 4th Of July Canyon ATV riding routes are known to be very rugged, so be prepared.


FEATURED:  Garrapate Ridge

  Red River, New Mexico

  August 3, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Garrapate Ridge route is another popular ATV route. Garrapate Ridge is located about 5 miles south of Questa. A roughly 6 mile loop that connects with Forest Road 9, which leads to Cebolla Mesa.


FEATURED:  Cerro Negro

  Red River, New Mexico

  July 8, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Cerro Negro route is a good ATV trip in the Red River area that is worth exploring. The Cerro Negro ATV route is a five mile loop connecting FS7B to FS7C.


FEATURED:  Goose Lake

  Red River, New Mexico

  July 28, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Goose Lake route is an excellent ATV excursion. The Goose Lake route along FS486 is approximately 0.5 mile past Eagle Nest turnoff in upper Red River canyon. It is about an 8 mile trip to the lake on an extreme 4x4 road.


FEATURED:  Largo Lake

  Red River, New Mexico

  July 4, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Largo Lake route is a scenic ATV route. The ATV riding trailhead for Largo Canyon / Lake is about 1.3 miles from Questa Ranger Station on Old Taos Highway.


FEATURED:  Middle Fork

  Red River, New Mexico

  July 15, 2016

Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Middle Fork route is a nice ATV ride. The Middle Fork / Lake ATV trailhead is located at end of pavement in Red River Canyon. Turn right onto FS58 for 1 mile to FS487, about 2 miles to the lake.