Aden Hills Off-Highway Vehicle Area

The Aden Hills Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area encompasses approximately 8,700 acres of Chihuahuan Desert scrub environment characterized by low mesquite or creosote-stabilized coppice dunes, and a variety of dropseed grasses, yucca, and cacti. The Area was designated in 1993 as a place where off-road/cross-country travel would be allowed.

The Area is used up to 2 times per year for an organized motorcycle race, which is the BLM approves through a special recreation permit. The Area is also a venue for periodic ATV/UTV training provided by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish.

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Geographic Coordinates

32.193328, -107.058955


The Aden Hills OHV Area is approximately 20 miles southwest of Las Cruces. To get to Aden Hills OHV Area from Las Cruces, follow I-25 west to the Corralitos Exit (MM 127), then travel west approximately 3 miles on Robert Larson Blvd (southern frontage road), turning south on County Road B-005. Follow the County Road for approximately 5 miles, and look for sign on the east side of the road, just south of a cattleguard.