Sierra County's weather often allows for year-round outdoor adventures. Take time to explore the outdoors on Sierra County's ATV trails.
Please see the New Mexico Game and Fish Department for OHV (Off-Highway Vehicle) regulations, registration, and permit requirement information for residents/non-residents.
Download the PDF for information regarding Sierra County's OHV Ordinance
Sierra County Trails
The Caballo Lake and Palomas Gap Trail can be either a round trip (96.2 miles from the park) or point-to-point (45.6 mile) trail. This trail has some pretty good obstacles. This moderate trail is primarily used for ohv/off road driving.
Roundtrip from the park (96.2 miles): Head southwest on I-25BL/S Broadway St towards Williamsburg. Start the trail at the Shell gas station in Williamsburg. At the beginning and end of this trail, you will have to cross the Rio Grande. To ensure everyone's safety, you should know the outflow conditions of Elephant Butte Dam.
Point-to-point (45.6 miles): Located near Caballo, New Mexico, this trail starts at exit 63 off I-25 south of Truth or Consequences and ends in Williamsburg at the Shell gas station. At the end of this point-to-point ride, you will have to cross the Rio Grande. To ensure everyone's safety, you should know the outflow conditions of Elephant Butte Dam.
Pack a lunch and hit the trails in the Cibola National Forest for some fresh air and beautiful scenery.
Elephant Butte, New Mexico, which includes the towns of T or C, Monticello, and Caballo has numerous ATV and UTV trails. Trails range from graded roads to challenging 4x4 trails. It is best to research these trails before heading out.
Several trails are included in the mapped below.
“Elephant Butte Jeep Trails with GPS Tracks.” Jeep the USA, www.jeeptheusa.com/elephant-butte-jeep-trails.html. Accessed 25 June 2021.