Garrapate Ridge For ATV Riding

The 11th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in New Mexico.

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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. The town of Red River makes a great base for explore the Garrapate Ridge ATV route and other local rides.

While ATV riding the Garrapate Ridge, 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 Garrapate Ridge.

Overall, Garrapate Ridge is the 11th most popular ATV riding trail of all 15 ATV trails in New Mexico. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Garrapate Ridge including Red River OHV Area, 4th Of July Canyon, Cerro Negro, Goose Lake, Largo Lake and Middle Fork.


Local Contact(s):  Carson National Forest (505) 586-0520; Taos Visitors (800) 758-3873; NM Tourism (800) SEENEWM.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  Jun. - Sep.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Red River RV Park (575) 754-6187; Riverside Lodge (800) 432-9999

Luxury Loding:  Sundance B&B, Red River (505) 754-2321

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Article Source:   Best Garrapate Ridge ATV Trails Review

GPS:  36.629753, -105.658318

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  17539

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