Outdoor Recreation

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Greater Gallup Economic Development Corporation is dedicated to helping companies and individuals explore vast outdoor assets that could provide the integral backbone for the research, development, testing and ultimate use of recreational products and initiatives.

Gallup and McKinley County boast multiple unique outdoor recreation assets that can complement your business needs. 

These include:

  • Over 25 miles of urban hiking and biking trail, with over 186 additional miles in the Zuni Mountain Trail System (within a 20-minute drive of Gallup).
  • Skatepark, Golf Course and BMX Bike Yard located near the heart of Downtown Gallup.
  • Hot Air Ballooning, Fishing, Rock Climbing, and Shooting Assets all accessible within the city and county areas.
  • Diverse outdoor recreation events, such as the Red Rock Balloon Rally (featuring over 150 balloons), Wildthing Championship Bullriding, Kicker Arena Cross, Desert 100 OHV/ATV Race, 24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest Mountain Bike Race, and more.