Near Cloudcroft, the Willie White Trail is a 5.2 mile route open to ATV riding. The Willie White Trail ATV route is very popular, and is lined with aspens and pines.
To reach the east ATV trailhead for the Willie White Trail from Cloudcroft, start from the intersection of US82 and SR130. Proceed south on SR130 for 1.8 miles. Turn right on SR6563 (aka Sunspot Highway) for 8.5 miles. Then, turn left on FS164 (aka Rio Penasco Road) for 4.5 miles. The Willie White Trail ATV trailhead is on the right at the stream crossing.
While ATV riding the Willie White Trail, each all-terrain-vehicle is required to display a State Of New Mexico registration permit sticker. This includes both residents and non-residents. Residents can obtain a registration permit sticker from any Motor Vehicle Division Field Office. Non-residents can obtain a New Mexico ATV registration permit sticker online or by calling the Departement of Game and Fish at (505) 476-8000. Make sure to have a sticker displayed before ATV riding the Willie White Trail.