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275 mi 443 km of trail 17 Rides

Easy Trails 47 Trails Intermediate Trails 95 Trails Hard Trails 29 Trails
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Rides in Central New Mexico - 17

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Favorite Minerals oozing out of the springs at White Mesa New Mexico
Intermediate/Difficult

White Ridge Trail System - Main Loop

8.4 mi 13.5 km • Loop • 803 ft Ascent 244.84 m Ascent

(100) Jemez P…, NM
Favorite The dreaded rock-slide feature is better taken with balanced power than all-out mashing.
Intermediate

North Foothills, Elena Gallegos Main Loop

10.0 mi 16.1 km • Loop • 875 ft Ascent 266.71 m Ascent

(67) Sandia…, NM
Favorite Riding off small drop off
Difficult

Tunnel, Otero, West Figure 8

9.4 mi 15.2 km • Loop • 1,175 ft Ascent 358.28 m Ascent

(50) Carnuel, 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 • Loop • 1,001 ft Ascent 305.12 m Ascent

(42) Placitas, NM
Favorite Some challenging climbs.
Intermediate/Difficult

Coyote/Chamisoso Loop

11.2 mi 18.1 km • Loop • 1,177 ft Ascent 358.75 m Ascent

(35) Carnuel, NM
Favorite Sandías in the background
Intermediate

12 Hours of Albuquerque Race Course

12.1 mi 19.4 km • Loop • 1,112 ft Ascent 339.04 m Ascent

(16) Pondero…, NM
Favorite Framed by trees rounding a switchback
Difficult

King of the Mountain, Golden Eagle Loop

12.0 mi 19.3 km • Loop • 2,108 ft Ascent 642.45 m Ascent

(22) Sandia…, NM
Favorite Some challenging climbs.
Difficult

Manzano Monster Loop

27.2 mi 43.8 km • Loop • 2,938 ft Ascent 895.63 m Ascent

(14) Carnuel, NM

Trails in Central New Mexico - 153

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3.4 mi 5.5 km #1Dragon's Back Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
3.4 mi 5.5 km Jemez Pueblo, NM 26 
2.0 mi 3.3 km #2Bobsled
Intermediate
Placitas, NM
Intermediate
2.0 mi 3.3 km Placitas, NM 30 
1.7 mi 2.7 km #3Otero Canyon
Intermediate
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Carnuel, NM 20 
0.9 mi 1.5 km #4Trail 505
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
0.9 mi 1.5 km Sandia Heights, NM
1.1 mi 1.7 km #5Madera Locura Trail #220
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Knolls, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Sandia Knolls, NM
5.3 mi 8.5 km #6Coyote Trail (Trail 5619)
Intermediate/Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.5 km Carnuel, NM 10 
1.9 mi 3.0 km #7Pokerchip South
Intermediate/Difficult
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
1.9 mi 3.0 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.4 mi 2.2 km #8Three Bottles
Difficult
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Difficult
1.4 mi 2.2 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #9Chalk Dust
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Placitas, NM
2.6 mi 4.1 km #10Birdhouse Ridge
Intermediate/Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Carnuel, NM 10 
1.7 mi 2.8 km #11Lone Pine Trail #05628
Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.8 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
3.8 mi 6.1 km #12Juan Tomas Open Space
Easy/Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Easy/Intermediate
3.8 mi 6.1 km Ponderosa Pine, NM 12 
1.1 mi 1.7 km #13Trail 230
Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Difficult
1.1 mi 1.7 km Sandia Heights, NM
2.2 mi 3.6 km #14Southern Crossing
Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate
2.2 mi 3.6 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.6 mi 2.6 km #15High Voltage
Intermediate/Difficult
Placitas, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
1.6 mi 2.6 km Placitas, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #16Drop In
Easy/Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.9 mi 3.1 km #17Cedro Singletrack (Trail 5252B)
Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
0.8 mi 1.3 km #18Bill Spring Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Sandia Knolls, NM
Easy/Intermediate
0.8 mi 1.3 km Sandia Knolls, NM
1.8 mi 2.9 km #19Good Times
Intermediate
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.9 km Jemez Pueblo, NM
4.2 mi 6.7 km #20Los Lunas North Bosque Trails
Intermediate
Valencia, NM
Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.7 km Valencia, NM

Photos of Central New Mexico - 371

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Bobsled Trail descent has several humps and pumps.
Aug 22, 2016 near Placitas, NM
The Valley Trail is an easy pedal that skirts the western edge of the White Ridge Bike Trails.
Mar 30, 2015 near Jemez P…, NM
Susan Getting some air on the 6 Fattie
Aug 14, 2016 near Enchant…, NM
Minerals oozing out of the springs at White Mesa New Mexico
Aug 14, 2016 near Jemez P…, NM
Lizz getting some air under her wheels while descending Good Times at White Mesa.
Apr 1, 2018 near Jemez P…, NM
A tour of the very fun White Mesa riding.
Jan 8, 2018 near Jemez P…, NM
Fat bikes can fly too.
Sep 20, 2016 near Enchant…, NM
The first exciting descent on Central Spine.
Mar 23, 2015 near Jemez P…, NM