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Off road trails near Albuquerque, New Mexico - Jeep & 4x4 offroad trails

Want to go offroading near Albuquerque, New Mexico?

Where2Wheel will help you find off road trails near you!  We only cover Jeep trails, 4x4 trails, truck trails, and OHV trails.  Keep reading and we will point out off road places near Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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Alright, we are talking about off road trails near Albuquerque, New Mexico.  Last Warning, the off road trails mentioned are Jeep trails and 4x4 trails large/wide enough to fit a passenger vehicle - no ATVs or dirtbikes talked about here.  The first off road trail near Albuquerque, NM is Tank Trap located 20 miles NE of Albuquerque for a drivetime of approximately twenty eight minutes. Tank Trap is described as a nice trail from Albuquerque to White Rock, NM. There are lots of rocks and it can be a bit of a challenge. It is doable in a rig without lockers, however lockers are preferable. It's recommended that you go in a group, and be sure to bring recovery gear. A lift is mandatory. You can see what other wheelers are saying about Tank Trap and other trails by visiting the Where2Wheel trails map here.

The next offroad trail near Albuquerque, NM is Cedro Peak located 22 miles E of Albuquerque for a drivetime of approximately thirty minutes. This is a nice short trail that begins where the road is not very maintained as the trail can be pretty rocky at points. There are several alternate routes that will all end up near the same place. For the most part this is a stock friendly trail with some side obstacles. I would recommend stopping at the Ranger Station on NM 337 and pick up a Motor Vehicle Use Map. This will help keep you on the right trails. Also, watch for Bikes, Quads, and Motorcycles. Tips: Remember, it is your responsibility to be aware of motor vehicle use changes in all National Forests. Check with the Forest Service for the latest MVUM (Motor Vehicle Usage Map) prior to your trip. Reminder, you can browse the offroad trails map anytime for free on Where2Wheel.  There is a good chance that since writing this article that new off road trails near Albuquerque, NM have been added, so click here to view the W2W map and check the area for yourself.

The last offroad trail near Albuquerque, NM is Rio Puerco located 25 miles NW of Albuquerque for a drivetime of approximately fifty five minutes. This is a rather sandy trail with some rocks. Sand in some areas can be deep, with dunes on part of it. Airing down tires is strongly recommended. There are some obstacles to play on also, so be on the lookout. Doable with stock vehicles. Carry recovery gear and it is advised to go in groups. Don't forget to visit the Where2Wheel off road trails map to see all the off road trails near Albuquerque, NM.  We also have a great community of offroaders on W2W, so be sure to check out the news feed and groups sections of Where2Wheel as well.

Lastly, feel free to create an account on Where2Wheel; it's free to use and you can find other offroaders in your area that you can hit the trails with.  If you do enjoy using W2W and want to support us, please either tell your offroading pals about the site or sign-up for a premium account, which takes ads off the map for just $2.99/month.

Thanks for reading about some of the offroad trails near Albuquerque, NM.  For more off road trail information you can visit Where2Wheel or check out our state blog where you can find offroad spots in the state of New Mexico as a whole.

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