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 9th most popular ATV riding trail of all 16 ATV trails in New Mexico.