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Recommended Routes in Placitas - 2

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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
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

Placitas Biking

  • 55 Miles 88 Kilometers of Trail
  • 2 Recommended Routes
  • 23 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 23 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 1 Difficult Trail Difficult Trails
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Trails in Placitas - 45

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1.8 mi 2.9 km #1Sky Mountain Trail
Easy
Bernalillo, NM
Easy
Bernalillo, NM
0.1 mi 0.1 km #2South Sky Mountain Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Bernalillo, NM
1.8 mi 3.0 km #3Strip Mine Trail
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
1.5 mi 2.3 km #4Fence Line
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
5.8 mi 9.4 km #5Forest Loop Road
Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #6High Voltage
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM 12 
0.7 mi 1.1 km #7CS24
Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Easy/Intermediate
Placitas, NM
1.1 mi 1.7 km #8Sidewinder
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #9Chalk Dust
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM 13 
1.3 mi 2.1 km #10Mustang Alley
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
Placitas, 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