Dunes Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area

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Dunes Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area

New Mexico

(505) 599-8900

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Overview

Over 800 acres of fun is waiting for OHV enthusiasts at the Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area south of Farmington. The off-highway vehicle area contains a wide variety of topography including large sand dunes, steep to gentle hillsides, and sandy arroyo bottoms. Innumerable roads and trails exist in the Dunes, created by nearly 40 years of OHV use. The diverse landscape attracts a variety of motorized activity and provides riders a place to play, test their endurance, and improve their skills. Visitors also enjoy motorcycle riding, mountain biking, hiking, and backpacking. A vault toilet is provided for public use and is located in the bottom of the recreation area.

The Dunes Off Highway Vehicle Recreation Area is about 1.5 miles south of the City of Farmington on NM 371. The Dunes is confined to the east and the south by steep sandstone walls and to the west by the Navajo Nation boundary. Private property and an active sand and gravel pit lie north of the Dunes. The area is open year-round at no charge.

Map of BLM Dunes OHV Rec. Area

Latitude, Longitude: 36.722375, -108.222027

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Activities

  • Off Highway Vehicles

    Over 800 acres of fun is waiting for OHV enthusiasts at the Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area south of Farmington. The off-highway vehicle area contains a wide variety of topography including large sand dunes, steep to gentle hillsides, and sandy arroyo bottoms.

Seasonality/Weather

The dunes are best enjoyed during dry weather.

Directions

Driving

The Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area is about 1.5 miles south of the City of Farmington on NM 371.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(505) 599-8900

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