“A short ride above the sage line up the slope of Ute Mountain.”
— Wil Parker
- Closed when muddy. The area is also seasonally open to hunters.
- Access to the Río Grande del Norte National Monument is $3/day per vehicle.
This is a slight climb up Ute Mountain along a jeep road. In the last quarter-mile, the grade steepens. If you have to walk this bit, it's worth it just to enjoy the views and solitude.