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West Rim Trail

 7 votes

Length

10.1 Miles 16.3 Kilometers


Doubletrack

Elevation

155' 47 m

Ascent

-393' -120 m

Descent

1%

Avg Grade (1°)

6%

Max Grade (3°)

6,989' 2,130 m

High

6,746' 2,056 m

Low

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All Clear 6 days ago

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A scenic ride along the Rio Grande Gorge, and there are Big Horn Sheep!

Butch O'Dowd

Overview

Access to the Río Grande del Norte National Monument is $3/day per vehicle.
Family Friendly: Easy terrain, great views.
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This is a mostly flat trail with a few rock gardens and small hills. Occasional sand and loose rock, great for a Cross Bike which I took, or of course a MTB or fatty.

There is about 1.5 miles of singletrack at the end - follow the brown markers. There is ample parking at the rest area which has working water fountains and bathrooms. At the end of this trail there are two more trails, Petaca Point (4 miles, easy/moderate) and La Vista Verde (~1.5 miles, easy). I did not ride them this time....but they look fun!

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Jun 30, 2017
Steven Craig
May 31, 2017
cj du
May 16, 2017
Rebecca Meritz
Oct 22, 2016
Santana Garcia-Chang
14.7mi
Oct 1, 2016
Nick Stevens

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  4.0 from 7 votes

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in New Mexico

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The ten speed picture says it all. Very flat jeep trail. Look to Horsethief or Rift for better single track. Oct 14, 2016

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