Head Canyon OHV Recreation Area is located just south of Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area. Both are located on the south end of Farmington on Highway 371. Head Canyon is designated primarily for OHV motorcross racing.
NM Highway 371, south of Farmington
Head Canyon OHV Recreation Area is popular with OHV motocross and has a variety of rough driving terrain types. The trails and terrain appeal to many skill levels. Geospatial coordinates are Latitude: 36.685822 Longitude: -108.216646. The turn off for Head Canyon is located south of the entrance to Dunes Vehicle Recreation Area. From Farmington, travel south on Highway 371. The turn off is marked with a wooden BLM sign, on the east side of the road, once you top the bluffs.
Head Canyon is public land and managed by the Bureau of Land Management. The area does not have comfort facilities, picnic areas, or campsites. Paths within the recreation area are also popular for biking, hiking, and viewing wildlife. Dry camping is available. For additional information contact the BLM Farmington Field Office at 6251 College Blvd. in Farmington, or by calling (505) 564-7600.