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OHVs prohibited trail sign

OHVs may not be operated on:

  • Limited access highways or freeways at any time, even for crossing
  • Land that is owned, controlled, or administered by the New Mexico Game Commission or the New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department
  • Private lands or roads, unless with the express permission of the landholder or leaseholder
  • Land prohibited under local, state, or federal rules or regulations
  • Paved streets or highways, except for crossing. When crossing a paved street or highway, an OHV:
    • Must come to a complete stop prior to entering the roadway for crossing.
    • Must yield the right-of-way to oncoming traffic.
    • Shall begin a crossing only when it can be executed safely.
    • Must cross in the most direct manner as close to a perpendicular angle as possible.