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Red Sands

Monday, July 11, 2016

Alt Names

Red Dunes

Last Known StatusOpen

Located about 20 miles east of El Paso, Texas, this area offers reddish colored dunes and miles of sandy trails. Guests can bring their own OHV or rent an ATV. Parking is just $5 for the day and a snack shop is available which carries drinks, snacks and riding gear. Whip flags are not required but are recommended and can be purchased onsite. Primitive camping is permitted, just remember to pack out what you bring in. For more information call (915) 855-4288.

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Nearest CityEl Paso, TX
Address15698 Montana Ave, El Paso, TX 79938
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From: El Paso, TX
1) Take Montana Ave east about 20 miles
2) Look for signage for "Rent an ATV Off-Road Adventures", enter here.


AreaTrail, Dunes
LandPrivately Owned / Commercial


Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
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Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenStore Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 9am-6pm, Friday through Sunday 9am-9pm, Most Holiday Weekends
Spark ArrestorNoA spark arresting silencer or end cap is not required but is always recommended.
Noise LimitNo
Whip FlagsNot RequiredSafety Flags Recommended
Maximum Vehicle WidthNo Restriction
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsPermitted
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSPermitted
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Permitted
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
BicyclesNo RestrictionNot Recommended
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo RestrictionNot Recommended
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingSome Areas(camp in developed sites only)
Campfire Restrictions Campfires
Night RidingUnknown
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that you have medical insurance and carry motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before taking your vehicle to any of the locations depicted here.


ParkingYes ($5.00)
EntryNo ($0.00)
RidingNo ($0.00 per rider)
CampingNo ($0.00)
CommentCall for ATV rental rates.


Contact InfoRent An ATV Off-road Adventures
15698 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX 79938
(915) 855-4288


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Red Sands OHV Area

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Square Miles2
Climate TypeDesert
Elevation4200 to 4300 ft.
Trail MaintenanceUnknown
Loose DirtThis OHV area has no loose dirt.None
Hard PackThe OHV area has no hard pack terrain.None
SandThis OHV area has almost all sandy areas.Allpaddle or sand tire recommended for best experience
MudThe OHV area has no mud after it rains.None
DustThe OHV area has no dust on typical days.None
RocksThis OHV area has no rocks.None
TreesThe OHV area has no trees.None
Steep HillsThis OHV area has some steep hills.Some
Water CrossingsThe OHV area has no water crossings.None
Small JumpsThis OHV area has many small jumps.Many
Large JumpsThis OHV area has some large jumps.Some
BermsThe OHV area has few berms.Few
Single TrackThis private land has no single track trails.None
RoadsThis private land has no roads.None
ShadeThis private land has no shaded areas.None
HazardsThis OHV area has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis OHV area has mostly beginner terrain.Mostly
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis OHV area has some intermediate level terrain.Some
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis OHV area has little expert terrain.Little


First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (SW)Del Sol Medical Center (915) 595-9000
Gasoline Gasoline1-5 Miles (W)Exxon (915) 921-6003
Diesel Diesel1-5 Miles (W)Exxon (915) 921-6003
Potable Water Water5-20 Miles (NE)Hueco Tanks State Park Campground (915) 857-1135
RV Hookups RV Hookup5-20 Miles (NE)Hueco Tanks State Park Campground (915) 857-1135
RV Dump Station RV Disposal5-20 Miles (NE)Hueco Tanks State Park Campground (915) 857-1135
Primitive Camping Campground5-20 Miles (NE)Hueco Tanks State Park Campground (915) 857-1135
Convenience Store Conv StoreOn Site
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (SW)Ascarate Lake (915) 772-5605
Body of Water Water Body5-20 Miles (SW)Ascarate Lake (915) 772-5605
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (SW)Ascarate Lake Boat Ramp (915) 772-5605
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