Best Bike Rides Albuquerque and Santa Fe  by JD & Emily Tanner /  Shey Lambert

Best Bike Rides Albuquerque and Santa Fe Guide Book

by JD & Emily Tanner / Shey Lambert (Falcon Guides)
Best Bike Rides Albuquerque and Santa Fe  by JD & Emily Tanner /  Shey Lambert
Albuquerque and Santa Fe trails range from rugged and hilly to flat and paved. Rides in this guide cover a little bit of everything. While most of the trails in this guide can be ridden by most people and pose little threat to the rider, knowing a few details about the nature of the Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas will only enhance your explorations. It has taken hundreds of millions of years for the forces of nature to sculpt the landscape of New Mexico. Very few places can compare to New Mexico’s diverse geography. Here you will find everything from the low desert plains in the south to the high Rocky Mountains in the north.

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Trails from the "Best Bike Rides Albuquerque and Santa Fe" Guide Book
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Many of the trails in the Sandia Mountains do not allow mountain biking because they are located in the wilderness area. The 10K and Ellis Trails Loop is one of the exceptions, as the trails run right ...
Albuquerque, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
This short and easy ride celebrates a leader in modern- day wildlife conservation. Aldo Leopold was a conservationist, forester, writer, and outdoor enthusiast. He may be best known for his collection ...
Albuquerque, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.1
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The Arroyo de los Chamisos Trail is a great multiuse trail that runs through Santa Fe. Riders can access the trail from numerous locations and can enjoy attractions like Campanas Park. The best time t ...
Santa Fe, NM - Road Biking - Trail Length: 7.4
The Aspen Ranch out- and- back, combines FR 102 and FR 412 to create a great trail for the beginner mountain biker. The route stretches for almost 9 miles, and you may find unexpected solitude within ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8.8
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Aspen Vista is a great endurance ride with a constant but gradual gain in elevation until you reach the summit of Tesuque Peak at 12,040 feet. The trail contours along the Sangre De Cristo Mountain Ra ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 12
The Atalaya Mountain trail can be very technical and strenuous for most cyclists. Though the trail may seem easy in the beginning, switchbacks climb their way to the summit and seem to go on forever. ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.6
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The Big Tesuque Trail is rarely busy beyond its first 0.25 mile, and most of the traffic is on foot from the Big Tesuque Campground and Picnic Area. The trail whizzes down to Tesuque Creek and offer ...
Santa Fe, NM - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.6
This little ride connects three trails in the Cibola National Forest for a super fun loop. Start out with a somewhat steep and technical climb before hitting a flat ridgeline, a fun downhill, and then ...
Albuquerque, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5.3
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The Borrego, Winsor, and Bear Wallow Trails Loop just may be one of the most popular trails along Hyde Park Road. Perhaps that’s because of its close proximity to Hyde Memorial State Park. Many locals ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.1
The Caja del Rio Trail is a fun and easily accessible trail for those who are new to mountain biking. The trail is also great for riders looking to gain some extra mileage under their pedals. The tr ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
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A trip to Cerrillos Hills State Park could satisfy several interests for some riders. A drive along the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway will take you through some of New Mexico’s finest scenery, ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
The Chamisa Trail (#183) goes through a ponderosa pine and mixed- conifer forest just east of Santa Fe. The short drive from downtown Santa Fe to the trailhead and the short length of the loop describ ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.6
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Located in northern Albuquerque, the Corrales Bosque Trail offers mountain bikers a great quick escape when you don’t have time for a long drive. The trail offers beautiful views of the Rio Grande, pr ...
Albuquerque, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 13
Stretching for almost 11 miles, the Coyote and Chamisoso Trails are part of the Manzanita Mountains Trail System, nestled within the boundaries of the Cibola National Forest. The Coyote and Chamisos ...
Albuquerque, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10.9
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The Dale Ball Central Trails blend long moderate climbs with fun, zippy descents through piñon. The trails are very well marked, and there are trail maps at every junction, so it is very easy to find ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6.2
One of the most popular trail systems in Santa Fe, the Dale Ball North Trails provide cyclists with great singletrack trails that any city would be proud to call their own. Trails are mostly smooth an ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.6
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The Dale Ball South-Camino Loop is great for those days when you can’t decide whether to mountain or road bike. This loop has both of these options in one. Start the ride out on a mountainous single ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
The East Fork Trail is a wonderful riding destination in the Santa Fe National Forest. The section of the trail that runs from Battleship Rock to Jemez Springs is a popular destination for nature love ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 7.2
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The East Fork of the Jemez River originates in the Valles Caldera as a small meandering stream in a vast crater. The latter part of this trail follows the course of the East Fork. This portion of the ...
Santa Fe, NM - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 9.6
The master plan for the Galisteo Basin Preserve Stewardship Community includes 50 miles of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails. Currently about 18 miles are open to the public, including this fun li ...
Santa Fe, NM - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
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