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Amole del Norte Trail

1.5 miles
The Amole del Norte Trail provides a convenient north-south route through southwestern Albuquerque neighborhoods.
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Arroyo Hondo Trail

0.7 miles
The Arroyo Hondo Trail is a dirt path southwest of the city outside of a small residence community. An RV Park is also nearby. A good road for exercising away from the property. 
Dirt

Bear Canyon Trail

2.3 miles
The Bear Canyon Trail is an east-west route through northern Albuquerque stretching from the Arroyo Del Oso Golf Course to Juan Tabo Boulevard. To either side, the trail offers neighborhood views; straight ahead, trail-goers will face the scenic ...
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Embudo Recreation Trail

1.6 miles
The Embudo Recreation Trail provides a short route to the beautiful Sandia Mountains through eastern Albuquerque neighborhoods from Morris Street to Tramway Boulevard.
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Gibson Boulevard Trail

2.5 miles
The Gibson Boulevard Trail follows its namesake thoroughfare across southeastern Albuquerque, passing the city's airport and ending just past Morris Field. The trail offers a mix of urban views and open vistas.
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I-40 Trail

8.1 miles
Paralleling its namesake thoroughfare, the I-40 Trail stretches across Albuquerque from Unser Boulevard to Tramway Boulevard. Although major gaps in the trail currently exist, it's an important east-west route through the city. Along the ...
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Mariposa Trail

1.3 miles
The Mariposa Trail begins on the doorstep of Petroglyph National Monument, an important natural resource and archeological site, and travels north through the Taylor Ranch neighborhood to Mariposa Basin Park.
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McMahon Boulevard Trail

3.9 miles
The McMahon Boulevard Trail begins in the northwestern corner of Albuquerque, on the edge of the vast mesa that borders the city. It stretches nearly four miles through residential and commercial developments from Universe Boulevard to Cottonwood ...
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North Diversion Channel Trail

8.4 miles
The North Diversion Channel Trail is an important commuter route, traveling north from the University of New Mexico campus to Balloon Fiesta Park, an area used year-round for ballooning, sports, concerts and other recreational activities. The ...
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Paseo de las Montanas Trail

5 miles
The Paseo de las Montanas Trail runs through Albuquerque's upscale Northeast Heights neighborhood toward the city's most dramatic physical feature: the Sandia Mountains. The route begins near Winrock Shopping Center, the city's first covered ...
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Paseo del Bosque Trail

16 miles
While not a rails to trails project this has got to be one of the most wonderful urban trails in America. Originally set aside as part of open land initiative it is certainly one of the best features of living in Albuquerque. The ride goes along ...
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Paseo del Nordeste Recreation Trail

3.1 miles
The Paseo del Nordeste Recreation Trail traverses the city's northeastern neighborhoods along the Hahn Arroyo. It begins at a junction with the North Diversion Channel Trail and travels east towards the mountains. Mid-trail, the path runs through ...
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Paseo del Norte Trail

8.7 miles
Following its namesake thoroughfare along the northern edge of Albuquerque, the Paseo del Norte Trail traverses both rural and urban landscapes. It offers views of two important natural landmarks in the area, the Rio Grande, which it crosses ...
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Rancho Viejo Trail

6.4 miles
The Rancho Viejo Trail works as a intercommunity of paths with multiple access points to travel throughout the residence and the three schools and market within the area. Connected with the District Trail, it encompasses the entire area for ...
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Riverside Trail (NM)

1.3 miles
At just over a mile, the Riverside Trail provides a short, easy route through northwestern Albuquerque with open vistas and neighborhood views. The trail begins at Mariposa Basin Park, a popular destination for families with its playgrounds, ...
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Tierra Contenta Trail

2.4 miles
The Tierra Contenta Trail is a 2-mile trail far west of downtown Santa Fe. The trail starts north of Capital High School at Avenue Contenta, just to the west of the Santa Fe Recovery Center. Riders will have uninterrupted travel riding southwest ...
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Tramway Recreation Trail

8.5 miles
The Tramway Recreation Trail follows Tramway Boulevard, a major north-south route on the eastern edge of Albuquerque. The path runs along the foothills that skirt the city, offering spectacular, up-close views of the Sandia Mountains and the ...
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Unser Boulevard Trail

8.1 miles
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