You must have a valid Access Permit to mountain bike, hike or trail run on Northside. It's easy to obtain a permit at the trailhead, or click the link below to download an application.


NOTE - In the winter, the trailhead kiosk is closed. Please obtain your permit before heading out on the trail.


Annual Access Permits can be obtained at the trailhead kiosk.


If obtaining at the trail kiosk, visitor’s center, or by mail, please fill out the application form as per the instructions on the application, and a permit card and map will be mailed to you. Until you receive your permit card, carry the yellow copy with you at all times you are within the Northside property boundary.


Click here to open and print the Access Permit Application

Click here to open and print the Access Permit Holder Rules, Acknowledgments & Agreements

(both are a legal size PDF, so click the shrink to fit option for letter size in the print dialog box)


Instructions are on the application.




Permits are available at:


The trailhead kiosk (self service) located 1/4 mile past the property gate.



Northside at Taos Ski Valley