Cerro Negro For ATV Riding

The 10th most popular all terrain vehicle trail in New Mexico.

  Red River, New Mexico, US


  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.

To reach the ATV riding at Cerro Negro from Red River, travel 2 miles on the road to Lawrence Ranch to FS7B.

While ATV riding the Cerro Negro, 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 Cerro Negro.

Overall, Cerro Negro is the 10th most popular ATV riding trail of all 15 ATV trails in New Mexico. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Cerro Negro including Red River OHV Area, 4th Of July Canyon, Garrapate Ridge, Goose Lake, Largo Lake and Middle Fork.

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

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

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/carson/

GPS:  36.7261, -105.3984

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/8/2016

ID:  17543

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