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Recommended Routes in Northwestern New Mexico - 12

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Favorite Lesley riding over some exposed rock.
Intermediate/Difficult

Zuni Mountain 100 Route

50.4 mi 81.1 km 3,569' Up 1087.84 m Up 3,569' Down 1087.96 m Down

Fort Wi…, NM
Favorite Great trail work on the switchbacks.
Intermediate

High Desert Trail System, 3rd and 2nd Mesa Loop

13.9 mi 22.4 km 852' Up 259.8 m Up 850' Down 259.19 m Down

Gallup, NM
Favorite Lesley riding over some exposed rock.
Intermediate

24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest

16.4 mi 26.4 km 1,174' Up 357.79 m Up 1,178' Down 359.16 m Down

Fort Wi…, NM
Favorite Having fun on a rocky section
Intermediate/Difficult

Alien Run Trails - Super Loop

16.3 mi 26.2 km 1,182' Up 360.26 m Up 1,182' Down 360.39 m Down

Aztec, NM
Favorite Looking uphill to Kinsey trail, where a rider is just visible
Intermediate

Foothills Loop

9.0 mi 14.5 km 462' Up 140.8 m Up 462' Down 140.88 m Down

Spencer…, NM
Favorite Aspens and roses on Quaking Aspen Trail.
Intermediate

24 Hours in the Enchanted Forest

13.5 mi 21.7 km 914' Up 278.62 m Up 914' Down 278.68 m Down

Fort Wi…, NM
Favorite End of the trail near Road Apple East
Intermediate

Road Apple Rally

30.1 mi 48.4 km 1,885' Up 574.45 m Up 1,883' Down 574.09 m Down

Farmington, NM
Favorite Beautiful
Intermediate

Quartz Crusher Intermediate Course

15.1 mi 24.3 km 1,080' Up 329.28 m Up 1,080' Down 329.04 m Down

Milan, NM
Favorite Beautiful
Easy/Intermediate

Quartz Crusher Beginner

11.4 mi 18.3 km 709' Up 215.98 m Up 708' Down 215.67 m Down

Milan, NM
Favorite Beautiful
Difficult

Quartz Crusher Advanced

27.7 mi 44.7 km 2,550' Up 777.35 m Up 2,548' Down 776.66 m Down

Milan, NM
Favorite Fence and Neds Tanks sign- you can park here
Intermediate/Difficult

Chivato Plateau Loop

19.3 mi 31.1 km 732' Up 222.99 m Up 732' Down 223.02 m Down

Jemez P…, NM
Favorite Clamshell to Clamshell, or booter jump down the center.
Intermediate

Snake to Jackrabbit

3.7 mi 6.0 km 194' Up 59.06 m Up 192' Down 58.4 m Down

Flora V…, NM

Northwestern New Mexico Biking

  • 513 Miles 826 Kilometers of Trail
  • 12 Recommended Routes
  • 19 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 63 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 14 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northwestern New Mexico - 84

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14.8 mi 23.8 km #1Farmington Pinon Mesa
Intermediate/Difficult
Farmington, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Farmington, NM 11 
4.0 mi 6.5 km #2Barker Dome
Difficult
Farmington, NM
Difficult
Farmington, NM
3.7 mi 6.0 km #3Barker Dome North
Intermediate/Difficult
Farmington, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Farmington, NM
8.9 mi 14.2 km #4Mountain View Trail
Intermediate
Aztec, NM
Intermediate
Aztec, NM 18 
2.0 mi 3.2 km #5Gallup North Hogback Trail
Difficult
Gallup, NM
Difficult
Gallup, NM
7.2 mi 11.6 km #6Forest Road 239A
Easy
Laguna, NM
Easy
Laguna, NM
9.1 mi 14.6 km #7BLM 1103
Easy
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Easy
Jemez Pueblo, NM
12.2 mi 19.6 km #8Continental Divide Trail (CDT): Chivato Plateau
Intermediate
Laguna, NM
Intermediate
Laguna, NM
2.0 mi 3.2 km #9Pinon Mesa Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Upper Fruitland, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Upper Fruitland, NM
9.3 mi 14.9 km #10Big Apple Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Aztec, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Aztec, NM

Photos of Northwestern New Mexico - 193

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Colorful trail friend
Apr 21, 2013 near Gallup, NM
Great trail work on the switchbacks.
Apr 21, 2013 near Gallup, NM
Lesley riding over some exposed rock.
Apr 22, 2013 near Fort Wi…, NM
Trail wrapping around a hoodoo
May 31, 2016 near Gallup, NM
The first and biggest drop on Wild Bill, it is rollable in the middle.
Jul 25, 2017 near Spencer…, NM
After the first drop
Jul 25, 2017 near Spencer…, NM
A must visit. You could spend several days here and ride different singletrack each time. With more trails being built regularly. Nice designated camping areas and clean restrooms. Help support the cause, only 5 dollars a day
Aug 23, 2017 near Fort Wi…, NM
A sample of the trails on Pinon Mesa
May 13, 2018 near Farmington, NM