Best Trail Running in New Mexico

This list represents the most popular trail running in New Mexico. Use this list to plan your next New Mexico trail running trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Borrego - Bear Wallow - Winsor Triangle Trail

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    This hike, which uses Borrego Trail 150, Bear Wallow Trail 182, and Winsor Trail 254, is close to Santa Fe and a quick way to get the flavor of the mountains and streams of the Sangre de Cristos. ...
    •  2 hours
    •  4.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike, which uses Borrego Trail 150, Bear Wallow Trail 182, and Winsor Trail 254, is close to Santa Fe and a quick way ...

  • #2 Chamisa Trail

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    This hike is close to Santa Fe and offers a good workout as well as great exposure to piñon-juniper and mixed conifer vegetation belts. As a summer hike it is shaded much of the day. Although ...
    •  2.5 hours
    •  5.3 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is close to Santa Fe and offers a good workout as well as great exposure to piñon-juniper and mixed conifer ...

  • #3 Hyde Park Circle Trail

    1 Reviews

    Santa Fe, NM

    This hike is located in Hyde Memorial State Park, New Mexico’s oldest and highest-elevation state park. It is situated along the Little Tesuque Creek in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, very close ...
    •  2 hours
    •  3.4 miles
    •  Guide

    This hike is located in Hyde Memorial State Park, New Mexico’s oldest and highest-elevation state park. It is situated along ...

  • #4 High Desert Trail System

    0 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    Challenging single track loop with great vistas and cap rocks. Great for an afternoon loop mountain bike ride with the family or all day epic ride. This is a mountain bike specific designed trail ...
    •  2 - 5 hours
    •  22 miles
    •  Guide

    Challenging single track loop with great vistas and cap rocks. Great for an afternoon loop mountain bike ride with the family ...

  • #5 Purple Haze Trail

    1 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    Fun, tight, 6 mile out & back single track in the Zuni Mountains with views of Pyramid and Church Rock.
    •  1 - 3 hours
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Fun, tight, 6 mile out & back single track in the Zuni Mountains with views of Pyramid and Church Rock.

  • #6 First Mesa Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    Fun, rolling single track loop. Great for all abilities. Most people will want to drive to the trailhead. The trailhead is about 6 miles from the hospital area so one can ride on busy streets ...
    •  1 - 2hours
    •  8.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Fun, rolling single track loop. Great for all abilities. Most people will want to drive to the trailhead. The trailhead is ...

  • #7 Little Zion (Zionito) Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    Walking or running trail in and around the base of the White Cliffs with great views of the intricate rock formations and the Hogback. Great easy afternoon hike for families with young child ...
    •  1 - 2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Walking or running trail in and around the base of the White Cliffs with great views of the intricate rock formations and ...

  • #8 Third Mesa Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    Challenging single track loop with great vistas and cap rocks. Great for an afternoon mountain bike ride or a hike with the family.
    •  1 - 2 hours
    •  7.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Challenging single track loop with great vistas and cap rocks. Great for an afternoon mountain bike ride or a hike with the ...

  • #9 Road Cut Trail

    0 Reviews

    Gallup, NM

    This trail has been in place for years and was probably the result of activity around the abandoned Hyde mine. With some use and the movement of a few rocks a great little trail through the middle ...
    •  30 - 60 minutes
    •  1.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail has been in place for years and was probably the result of activity around the abandoned Hyde mine. With some ...