In the state of New Mexico, there are many areas of wide open natural spaces. The Farmington Dunes are an excellent example of this beautiful desert terrain. Open to OHV users of all types, whether you ride a motorbike, ATV, or UTV, you’ll have a blast at the Farmington Dunes.

Open year-round, this 800-acre area has free parking and free entrance (according to, something most recreation areas cannot compare with. Even camping onsite is free. You can set up a tent. Or, you can park your RV at the nearby Mom & Pop RV Park (505) 327-3200.

With some expert trails, some novice, and a lot of in-between, everyone can have a good time at the Farmington OHV area. There are a few hazards, as scattered gas wells are active in the area. But these should be marked.

The desert trails have moderate to steep hill climbs. Dunes are a favorite for fun and showing off. And while you ride, you can enjoy beautiful sandstone walls surrounding much of the trails.

To get to the Farmington OHV area from Farmington, New Mexico, take the Bisti Highway (Highway 371 South) from the city center area. It will take you right to the park entrance on the east side of the highway.