Goose Lake For Dirt Biking

The 11th most popular offroad motorcycle trail in New Mexico.

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Northeast of Sante Fe and Taos, the Red River area has numerous trails and roads open to dirt bike riding. The trailhead is located just north of the town of Red River up FS54.

Goose Lake (Forest Road 486) – approximately ½ mile past Eagle Nest turnoff in upper Red River canyon. Only about 8 miles to the lake on the 4WD Road. EXTREME 4X4. (MAY CLOSE FOR IMPROVEMENTS)

Overall, Goose Lake is the 11th most popular dirt bike trail of all 14 dirt biking rides in New Mexico. Several of the better dirt bike trails are nearby Goose Lake including Elephant Rock, 4th Of July Canyon, Cerro Negro, Garrapate Ridge, Largo Lake and Middle Fork.

Goose Lake Dirt Biking Map



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:  Difficult

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

GPS:  36.7261, -105.3981

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  6/29/2016

ID:  17546

Goose Lake Dirt Biking Map


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