Farmington is a community where outdoor lovers and active families thrive! To help you discover your favorite trails for mountain biking, off-roading, horseback riding, hiking, and paddling, we have compiled a selection of the trails locals love and the top resources to get you safely on your way to adventure!
As a community committed to enhancing outdoor recreation experiences, Farmington is continuously developing trails, maps, recreation areas, and working to improve other trail user resources. We strive to provide only the most recent and accurate information here. Check back regularly for updates to the mountain biking, paddling, cycling routes and off-roading trails in Farmington. For additional information, visit the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center at 3041 East Main Street or call the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau at 505-326-7602. You can also download the Farmington Recreation Trails Map and Farmington Recreation Trails Map 2.
Animas River Trails
Berg Park access, intersection of San Juan Blvd. and Scott Ave.
At the very heart of Farmington, you will find a beautiful system of 8+ miles of trails nestled along the Animas River. Visitors can enjoy walking, running, and biking along the trails and explore parks, playgrounds, the Riverside Nature Center, and the All Veterans Memorial year-round.
Cycling Road Routes
While known for fast and fun mountain biking trails, Farmington also offers miles of cycling routes designed to make commuting and recreating via bicycle safe, efficient, and fun!
Farmington offers a number of equestrian trail systems for avid and new riders, as well as wilderness and recreation areas which are open for free range riding!
Mountain Biking Trails
With a variety of terrains available, Farmington offers scenic and challenging mountain biking adventures year-round. Whether you’re an experienced enthusiast or a newbie, our trails offer something for everyone.
Mullen’s Equestrian Services
47 Road 4785 Bloomfield, NM
Enjoy a scenic trail ride or riding lessons with local professional horse trainers and instructors. Mullen's Equestrian Services is a well-known and respected equestrian service throughout northwest New Mexico. This team is ready, willing, and able to help you create a memorable experience!
Off Road Trails
Farmington is an off-roading paradise! With thousands of acres and multiple recreation areas to explore, there's no limit to the off road adventures to be experienced. Farmington's off roading community has developed a world class system of trails garnering us national attention as a basecamp for off roading adventure!
The Animas and San Juan Rivers offer ample opportunities for recreation. River rafting and kayaking are popular ways to experience the splendor of Farmington’s rivers and wildlife. Home to over 100 species of migrating birds, come prepared for thrilling encounters and to leave no trace.
Before You Hit the Trails
For details on all recreation areas, current trail and river status, and comprehensive trail information, we strongly encourage you to visit the following resources and outfitters:
- Farmington Recreation Trail Map available at the Farmington Museum & Visitor Center
- City of Farmington Recreational Trail Story Maps
- Download the Farmington Recreation Trails Map and Farmington Recreation Trails Map 2
- Chokecherry Crawlers 4x4 Interactive Map
- BLM Glade Run Recreation Area on the Avenza Maps App
- BLM offers a Trail Use Designation Map of the Glade Run Recreation Area
- Four Corners Paddle Trails Map by San Juan County
- Real-time flow information is available on the USGS National Water Dashboard
Guides & Gear to Get You on the Trails