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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

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

Placitas Open Space

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

Enchant…, NM

Placitas Biking

  • 55 Miles 89 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 26 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 17 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 0 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Placitas - 41

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2.0 mi 3.3 km #1Bobsled
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
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1.6 mi 2.6 km #2High Voltage
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
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1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Chalk Dust
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
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5.8 mi 9.4 km #4Forest Loop Road
Easy/Intermediate
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Easy/Intermediate
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1.4 mi 2.2 km #5Sunset Loop
Easy
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Easy
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #6Sunset View
Easy
Enchanted Hills, NM
Easy
Enchanted Hills, NM
0.1 mi 0.2 km #7Northeast Bench
Easy
Placitas, NM
Easy
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0.4 mi 0.7 km #8Placer Run
Easy
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Easy
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0.5 mi 0.8 km #9Vista Montano
Intermediate/Difficult
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Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
1.8 mi 3.0 km #10Strip Mine Trail
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
Placitas, NM

Photos of Placitas - 31

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Bobsled Trail descent has several humps and pumps.
Aug 22, 2016 near Placitas, NM
An optional feature on the way back to the trailhead.
Jul 19, 2019 near Bernalillo, NM
Quick ride before the monsoons roll over the Sandia Mountains. New Mexico
Sep 14, 2016 near Placitas, NM
Opt outside. Go ride your bike.
Jan 25, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Here I am carving some beautiful singletrack ribbon. Keep singletrack narrow.
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
Enjoy nice views during this narrow singletrack climb.
Feb 13, 2017 near Placitas, NM
Come experience Juniper Berry Run in the Placitas Trails, New Mexico.
Jan 22, 2017 near Bernalillo, NM