New Mexico Mountain Biking Trails and Maps

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Looking for the best Mountain Biking trails around New Mexico?

Find the top rated mountain biking trails in New Mexico, whether you're looking for an easy short mountain biking trail or a long mountain biking trail, you'll find what you're looking for. Click on a mountain biking trail below to find trail descriptions, trail maps, photos, and reviews.

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Length
Surfaces
Type

Arroyo Hondo Trail

0.7 mi
State: NM
Dirt

Cloud-Climbing Trestle Trail

1 mi
State: NM
Asphalt, Dirt

Dinosaur Trail

1.8 mi
State: NM
Asphalt, Dirt

Grand View Trail

1.3 mi
State: NM
Ballast

River Trail

4.7 mi
State: NM
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

Salado Canyon Trail

1.3 mi
State: NM
Dirt

Santa Fe Rail-Trail

16.8 mi
State: NM
Asphalt, Dirt

Switchback Trail

3 mi
State: NM
Dirt
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
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. 
NM 0.7 mi Dirt
Cloud-Climbing Trestle Trail, sometimes referred to as the Mexican Canyon Trestle Trail for the landmark feature at its end, offers a moderately challenging, but beautiful, climb through the Trestle...
NM 1 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Dinosaur Trail follows I-25 eastward, sitting outside a residential area. The trails name is derived from the street it travels parallel with until its termination at Richards Avenue. The end of...
NM 1.8 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Grand View Trail is an easy trail constructed along portions of the abandoned Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad grade. It winds through pinon and juniper and offers a breathtaking vista...
NM 1.3 mi Ballast
Santa Fe's River Trail is open in three segments, all of which are off Agua Fria Road. The segment farthest east is just two blocks down from the Santa Fe Railway and just across from De Vargas Park....
NM 4.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt
The Salado Canyon Trail is a moderate trail constructed along portions of the abandoned Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad grade. Volunteers have restored a train trestle of approximately 110...
NM 1.3 mi Dirt
The Santa Fe Rail Trail follows the old Atchinson, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line, beginning at Santa Fe’s Railyard Park on the southwestern end of the city and continuing to Highway 285 in Lamy....
NM 16.8 mi Asphalt, Dirt
The Switchback Trail is a moderately difficult 3-mile loop constructed along portions of the former Alamogordo and Sacramento Mountain Railroad. In the middle of the trail, there is one especially...
NM 3 mi Dirt

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Recent Trail Reviews

Cinder Road River Trail (Gallinas River Walk)

I enjoy this trail!

September, 2021 by denrobgriego

I love that this trail is shaded and some areas to sit and enjoy just being outdoors.

Santa Fe Rail-Trail

Not Really a Rail Trail

August, 2021 by bdamaddox

This is not really a rail trail; it is a trail beside a rail. If you prefer level or steady grades like rail trails, this one will be a disappointment. The dirt trail portion is in good condition although there are several washes with deep sand. It is picturesque and the roller coaster nature of it keeps it exciting, but I can't say that it was an above average experience.

Santa Fe Rail-Trail

serene countryside

June, 2021 by brendenpreddy

Rode here last week down to Eldorado. Had to turn around due to time constraints but really enjoyed the rolling nature of the dirt pack to the east. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking for a leisurely desert ride. Least favorite part was paved and concrete sections in town with the sizable cracks but not unpleasant, more so inconvenient. great ride in and out of the train depot.

Accordion

Las Cruces Dam Open Space Trails

Best Paved Trail in Las Cruces

May, 2021 by britte.lowther

Hope it gets longer!

Rancho Viejo Trail

Nice views, but look sharp

April, 2021 by janet.l.evans

Rode this trail on 22 April 2021. The trail is part of a network of trails in a newer neighborhood south of Santa Fe, near the Santa Fe Community College. There are number of feeder trails, and signage is lacking. Be alert for short steep climbs, sections with broken asphalt, a section of broken rock gravel on either side of a road crossing, and dog walkers. If you run off the trail beware of cholla cactus. The high desert with pinion pines with views of distance mountains make for an interesting trail. Parking was closed, we found parking in the neighborhood.

Mariposa Basin Recreation Trail

Beautiful and Calm

February, 2021 by ashleyjade1023

Quiet trail with houses, bunnies, and ducks.

Cinder Road River Trail (Gallinas River Walk)

The trail is alright considering its the only trail located in Las Vegas NM.

December, 2020 by rortega93soccer

The trail is alright considering its the only trail located in Las Vegas NM.

Cinder Road River Trail (Gallinas River Walk)

Its alright considering its the only trail located in Las Vegas NM.

December, 2020 by rortega93soccer

Its alright considering its the only trail located in Las Vegas NM.

Santa Fe Rail-Trail

Santa Fe Trail

November, 2020 by susie.tassin

We ride from near the plaza downtown Santa Fe. It was a great ride. We have cruisers with 7 speeds and it was fine. We turned around about 6 miles from Lamy. The only downside was having to cross a couple of busy 4 lane rouses.

River Trail

great skating trail

October, 2020 by znbjunk

Very superb concrete for rollerskating - beautiful views for decent stretches! Approachable versatile and fun

Paseo del Bosque Trail

Relaxing and peaceful

October, 2020 by pcwhite12

Mid-October ride was wonderfully, relaxing and peaceful.

Gibson Boulevard Trail

Gibson Road Trail

July, 2020 by leonardjoe677

Very convenient trail for the airport hotels, I was very happy that it is relatively level for the Albuquerque area. There is almost no shade, so I prefer it either early or late. Anyway during the pandemic and for the area, it is a good course.

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