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Unread 02-02-2010, 12:37 PM   #1
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Anything near Farmington NM

Moving to farmington NM and wondering what all there is to do out in the area including jeeping and nonjeeping activites

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Unread 02-04-2010, 06:31 PM   #2
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there is alot of 4 wheeling here in farmington, head out to choke cherry canyon and you'll see the trails.
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Unread 02-04-2010, 06:32 PM   #3
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also look up in you tube under farmington, nm. you'll see lots of trails.
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Unread 02-05-2010, 11:32 AM   #4
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Are you from the area? I would like to find some people to ride with this summer while im out there, and get a couple trips to moab or telluride up
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Unread 02-05-2010, 01:59 PM   #5
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I'm from Farmington, and go wheeling nearly every Sunday with our Sundaysrock group. If you our anyone else wants to tag along sometime text me at (505) 215-2938 Cody
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Unread 02-16-2010, 04:17 AM   #6
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Lots of wheeling areas if you want to drive to Pagosa Springs, CO. (about ~90mi from Farm, Also good wheeling in Durango/Silverton) My grandparents live there and I have done most of the trails around there.

Need to get back there! Arghh!~
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Unread 02-18-2010, 12:52 PM   #7
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Lots of wheeling areas if you want to drive to Pagosa Springs, CO. (about ~90mi from Farm, Also good wheeling in Durango/Silverton) My grandparents live there and I have done most of the trails around there.

Need to get back there! Arghh!~
Farmington blows in general, sorry about your luck.

That being said, you are going to be a short drive from the 4-wheeling epicenter of the universe: Silverton, Colo. (Screw Moab, I think the Silverton/Telluride/Ouray loop is lightyears in front of anywhere else). So be sure to go there OFTEN in the the summer (in the fall they close it until early summer when the snow melts).
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Unread 02-18-2010, 03:25 PM   #8
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lol yea so i've herd about farmington, i'll prob be going many places in the area on the weekends being that i've never been west of ohio. I do plan on going out wheeling alot since im going to endure the long drive in my jeep but im pretty excited. Probably will be busy working alot during the week though so. NMLJ I will definatly have to look you up when i get into the area this summer.
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Unread 02-19-2010, 07:43 AM   #9
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Farmington blows in general, sorry about your luck.

That being said, you are going to be a short drive from the 4-wheeling epicenter of the universe: Silverton, Colo. (Screw Moab, I think the Silverton/Telluride/Ouray loop is lightyears in front of anywhere else). So be sure to go there OFTEN in the the summer (in the fall they close it until early summer when the snow melts).
Lol only thing decent about Farmington is the Walmart/Sams Club... Haha
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Unread 02-19-2010, 09:53 AM   #10
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Hey at least it has a walmart, where i lived before college it was a 40 min drive to the nearest one
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Unread 02-21-2010, 03:14 PM   #11
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Silverton/ Ouray is great for sure. I go there as much as possible.
(you GOTTA do BlackBear pass if you go!)


But Farmington isnt that awful bad.
Its actually has a lot of rougher more technical wheeling than Silverton.
Thats one reason they have the URok / werok competitions here.




The Glade does get abused by many of the locals who toss trash/ appliances out there.
Thats the biggest sucky thing about it.
Lots of oilfield roads and wells there too. But that just makes it more acessable.

I hear there is a move by the infamous sierra klub trying to get it locked up now.
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Unread 02-22-2010, 10:36 AM   #12
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imagine that the sierra club trying to ruin stuff. Yea it is definitely oil territory, thats what I will be doing while im out there.
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Unread 02-22-2010, 03:13 PM   #13
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Hey i just moved to Farmington last month. I am looking for people to run with on light to moderate trails till i can get the money saved up to finish building my 8.8. shoot me a PM or email at rstenicc@yahoo.com.
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Farmington blows in general, sorry about your luck.

That being said, you are going to be a short drive from the 4-wheeling epicenter of the universe: Silverton, Colo. (Screw Moab, I think the Silverton/Telluride/Ouray loop is lightyears in front of anywhere else). So be sure to go there OFTEN in the the summer (in the fall they close it until early summer when the snow melts).
Whats wrong with Farmington? A lil to hard for your mall crawler and weak driving skills? Im sure you impress everyone at Sonic when you run over the curb.

We also have 3 rivers, a good sized lake, sand dunes, and an AWESOME off road area.
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Unread 03-09-2010, 05:36 PM   #15
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Whats wrong with Farmington? A lil to hard for your mall crawler and weak driving skills? Im sure you impress everyone at Sonic when you run over the curb.

We also have 3 rivers, a good sized lake, sand dunes, and an AWESOME off road area.
If a 2dr Rubi is a mall crawler.

Search around the forums toughguy, I've wheeled everywhere from Hawaii to Black Bear Pass.

My father lives in La Plata and his extended family is from Farmington, FYI, the only thing I found to be worth a **** out there is Navajo Lake- everything else I drove to Durango/Bayfield/Silverton/Ouray for.
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