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Río Grande del Norte National Monument

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185 mi 298 km of trail 6 Rides

Easy Trails 23 Trails Intermediate Trails 24 Trails Hard Trails 12 Trails

Rides in Río Grande del Norte National Monument - 6

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Favorite Rift Valley Trail during November
Intermediate

Rift Valley Trail

12.6 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 723 ft Ascent 220.22 m Ascent

(58) Ranchos…, NM
Favorite Horsethief Mesa Trail ~ some of New Mexico's finest singletrack
Intermediate

Horsethief Mesa Loop

12.7 mi 20.4 km • Loop • 943 ft Ascent 287.37 m Ascent

(46) Arroyo…, NM
Favorite Climbing the Dog Leg
Intermediate/Difficult

The Vistas de Questa - West Trailhead

10.1 mi 16.2 km • Loop • 1,267 ft Ascent 386.23 m Ascent

(2) Questa, NM
Favorite A timeless view of the Rio Grande.
Easy/Intermediate

East Rim and Ute Mountain Ride

30.0 mi 48.3 km • Loop • 680 ft Ascent 207.12 m Ascent

(3) Questa, NM
Favorite View from Garapata Ridge.
Difficult

Cebolla Mesa Wanderer

14.2 mi 22.8 km • Loop • 882 ft Ascent 268.84 m Ascent

(1) Questa, NM
Favorite Horsethief Mesa Trail ~ some of New Mexico's finest singletrack
Difficult

John Dunn's Heavy Horse

22.3 mi 35.9 km • Loop • 1,857 ft Ascent 566.04 m Ascent

(1) Arroyo…, NM

Trails in Río Grande del Norte National Monument - 53

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2.9 mi 4.7 km #1Southwest Ute Road
Intermediate
Questa, NM
Intermediate
2.9 mi 4.7 km Questa, NM
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2TP 251
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
2.5 mi 4.0 km Questa, NM
2.6 mi 4.2 km #3TP 247
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
2.6 mi 4.2 km Questa, NM
0.6 mi 1.0 km #4Guadalupe Mountain Road
Easy
Questa, NM
Easy
0.6 mi 1.0 km Questa, NM
2.4 mi 3.8 km #5Ranch Road Connector
Easy
Questa, NM
Easy
2.4 mi 3.8 km Questa, NM
1.5 mi 2.4 km #6TP 249
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Questa, NM
0.5 mi 0.9 km #7No Name Trail
Intermediate
Questa, NM
Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.9 km Questa, NM
0.1 mi 0.2 km #8TP 249D
Intermediate
Questa, NM
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.2 km Questa, NM
0.7 mi 1.2 km #9TP 249C
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
0.7 mi 1.2 km Questa, NM
2.3 mi 3.7 km #10Punto de Coyote Vista Trail (Loop)
Intermediate/Difficult
Questa, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
2.3 mi 3.7 km Questa, NM
10.1 mi 16.3 km #11West Rim Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Ranchos de Taos, NM
Easy/Intermediate
10.1 mi 16.3 km Ranchos de Taos, NM 10 
6.3 mi 10.1 km #12Las Vistas de Questa Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Questa, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
6.3 mi 10.1 km Questa, NM
19.5 mi 31.4 km #13East Rim Trail
Intermediate
Questa, NM
Intermediate
19.5 mi 31.4 km Questa, NM
1.2 mi 1.9 km #14La Vista Verde Trail
Intermediate
Ranchos de Taos, NM
Intermediate
1.2 mi 1.9 km Ranchos de Taos, NM
1.4 mi 2.2 km #15TP 244F
Very Difficult
Questa, NM
Very Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Questa, NM
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16Guadalupe Mountain Trail
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
1.9 mi 3.1 km Questa, NM
1.0 mi 1.7 km #17Connector Trail - West
Intermediate
Ranchos de Taos, NM
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.7 km Ranchos de Taos, NM
5.7 mi 9.2 km #18Rinconada Loop Trail
Easy
Questa, NM
Easy
5.7 mi 9.2 km Questa, NM
1.8 mi 2.8 km #19Pescado Trail
Difficult
Questa, NM
Difficult
1.8 mi 2.8 km Questa, NM
1.3 mi 2.1 km #20The Slide Trail
Intermediate
Ranchos de Taos, NM
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Ranchos de Taos, NM

Photos of Río Grande del Norte National Monument - 82

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Along the West Rim Trail there's lots of side trails that lead to awesome views of the Rio Grande Gorge and Taos Range, and a few of the sparse trees to cool down in the shade on a hot day
Oct 8, 2017 near El Prado, NM
A timeless view of the Rio Grande.
Sep 30, 2018 near Questa, NM
Horsethief Mesa Trail ~ some of New Mexico's finest singletrack
Nov 14, 2017 near Arroyo…, NM
Horsethief
Nov 8, 2013 near Arroyo…, NM
Rift Valley Trail during November
Nov 23, 2017 near Ranchos…, NM
Some downhill segments of flowy singletrack.
Jun 17, 2015 near Ranchos…, NM
Desert bighorn sheep.
Jun 22, 2019 near Arroyo…, NM
Nice view from the Horsethief Mesa
Apr 24, 2019 near Arroyo…, NM