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Recommended Routes in Placitas - 2

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Favorite Quick ride before the monsoons roll over the Sandia Mountains. New Mexico
Intermediate Intermediate

Figure Eight Mile Olio

8.6 mi 13.8 km 1,001' Up 305.12 m Up 1,001' Down 305.08 m Down

Placitas, NM
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Favorite Trailhead at 5200 feet is one of the lowest in the Albuquerque area
Intermediate Intermediate

Placitas Open Space

5.6 mi 9.1 km 569' Up 173.5 m Up 569' Down 173.38 m Down

Enchant…, NM
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Placitas Biking

  • 47 Miles 76 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 28 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 25 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Placitas - 52

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0.5 mi 0.7 km #1The Handle #293
Intermediate Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
Intermediate Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
0.6 mi 1.0 km #2Tims Toilet Bowl #262
Intermediate Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
Intermediate Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3High Voltage
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM 12 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #4Chalk Dust
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM 13 
5.8 mi 9.4 km #5Forest Loop Road
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Easy/Intermediate Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM 10 
1.4 mi 2.2 km #6Sunset Loop
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
0.5 mi 0.8 km #7Sunset View
Easy Easy
Enchanted Hills, NM
Easy Easy
Enchanted Hills, NM
0.4 mi 0.7 km #8Placer Run
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
0.1 mi 0.2 km #9Northeast Bench
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
Easy Easy
Placitas, NM
1.3 mi 2.0 km #10Red Tail #292
Easy Easy
Bernalillo, NM
Easy Easy
Bernalillo, NM

Photos of Placitas - 33

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Strip Mine Trail mountain view
Mar 26, 2015 near Placitas, NM
Bobsled Trail descent has several humps and pumps.
Aug 22, 2016 near Placitas, NM
Quick ride before the monsoons roll over the Sandia Mountains. New Mexico
Sep 14, 2016 near Placitas, NM
Here I am carving some beautiful singletrack ribbon. Keep singletrack narrow.
Jan 25, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Opt outside. Go ride your bike.
Jan 25, 2017 near Placitas, NM
The red hills offer fun terrain to explore while the Sandias command the skyline.
Mar 13, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Descending some of the newer sections of trail
Feb 10, 2018 near Placitas, NM
An optional feature on the way back to the trailhead.
Jul 19, 2019 near Bernalillo, NM

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