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Dona Ana Trail

 6 votes

6.7 Miles 10.8 Kilometers

Singletrack

660' 201 m

Ascent

-588' -179 m

Descent

4,736' 1,443 m

High

4,249' 1,295 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

Unknown

4,736' 1,443 m

High

4,249' 1,295 m

Low

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

18%

Max Grade (10°)

A rollercoaster through the desert.

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This is one of the most enjoyable rides I have found in this area! Take in great views of the mountains all around as you ride through narrow singletrack that feels like it was made to be ridden. A moderate climb up in to the mountains will yield an extended descent through a vast maze of singletrack that rides like you are on a rollercoaster. Watch out for the occasional rock garden and/or loose rock sections. The trail branches multiple times throughout the ride so keep your location in mind to avoid getting lost. There are no trail maps at the parking area and the trails aren't very well marked. There is an occasional signpost with minimal information at best.

The terrain is typical desert consisting of a lot of scrub brushes and cactus. Make sure you carry supplies to deal with a punctured tire.

There is a parking area next to the main dirt road leading in to the area.

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Feb 15, 2016
mark laughlin
Apr 28, 2015
Evan Bailey
1h 45m
Apr 13, 2014
David Lopez
Rode partial some other trails. Try to post soon. When i take my gps for a ride! — 2h 00m
Nov 30, 2013
John Geronimo
Nov 1, 2013
Mark White
6.9mi — 0h 50m
Oct 25, 2013
Mark White
Oct 18, 2013
Mark White
Oct 4, 2013
Mark White

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  4.2 from 6 votes

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in New Mexico

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