For the avid horse rider, there are a number of equestrian riding trails within the San Juan County area. From established trails to open range, the riding enthusiast has the opportunity to experience a wide variety of landscapes, scenery, and ecological zones from badlands to canyons and mesa tops. Click on the trail system below to learn more and view photos.

NATRC Region 3
In addition, Region 3 of the NATRC sponsors several riding competitions each year in Northwest New Mexico. Region 3 covers the Rocky Mountain States of New Mexico, Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, and Montana. Learn how to become a member and how to register for a ride.
  • ➠ North American Trail Ride Conference (NATRC) Region 3 Website
  • Trail System # of Trails Miles of Trails
    Bisti Wilderness Open Range Open Range
    Caballo Canyon 3 28.2 mi
    Cox Canyon 1 4.9 mi
    Ditch Canyon 2 16.2 mi
    Farmington Lake 1 12.9 mi
    Navajo Lake 4 34.4 mi
    Pinon Mesa 2 31.3 mi

    San Juan County Equestrian Trails Map
    Download San Juan County Equestrian Trails Map (PDF 299 KB)

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