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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
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  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
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      Keep singletrack single, do not turn cryptobiotic soil crust to dust There are over 170 miles of DIRECTIONAL trails in this area. Most of these trails are for avid riders with advanced skills. Trails within the badlands are specifically for FAT BIKES to minimize trail impact due to the sandy/loose soils and arroyos that make up a large part of this trail system. There are some trails (with slightly more stable soil) above and to the west of the badlands that are accessible via plus tire size bikes (the area of Twisted Tree trail and Taint torture Trail and Cranky Crow Trail). Just AVOID dropping into any of the badlands if you DON’T have a fat bike. These trails are not easy!! Be prepared. If you don’t own a fat bike this area is reason alone to get one. No horses except for Super fat bike loop on the East side of Unser.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: No
      AKA: Mariposa fat bike trails
      Parking for taint torture loop. google parking directions
      Access Info:
      Park at the Community Center and start with the Parkway Fat Bike Trail. Just to the east. The trail heads down and passes by the fire house in a clockwise direction. Parkway is a good practice loop and a sample of what’s out beyond the badlands. Once you are comfortable with the practice loop ride up to the top of Reservoir Road (via the singletrack) and head out to the main trail system starting with lower reservoir trail.
      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Open as of 8 hours
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      114
      Trails Mountain Bike
      114
      Trails E-Bike
      10
      Trails Hike
      102
      Trails Trail Running
      104
      Trails Horse
      2
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      180 miles
      Total Descent
      20,569 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,658 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,697 ft
      Reports
      988
      Photos
      182
      Ridden Counter
      1,512

      Photos of Mariposa Fat Bike Trails Mountain Bike

      2 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:57pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      trail: The Rim trail
      0 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      trail: Overlook
      1 |
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      1 |
      Aug 14, 2020 @ 6:46pm
      Aug 14, 2020

      Videos of Mariposa Fat Bike Trails Mountain Bike

      Fat Bike Trek Farley
      0:05 | 128 | Nov 25, 2019
      Hippitty hopitty, jump, jump, jump.
      0:24 | 61 | Dec 10, 2018
      youtuber Mariposa Bike Trails, Needle & Thread

      7:20 | 105 | Jun 17, 2019
      youtuber Desert Fat Bike Trails
      3:53 | 156 | Dec 30, 2018 , Rio Rancho

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1545598FattieMcFataddreportMini Badlands Fat Bike Loop and 2 more
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 6:57pm
      39 mins
      user #1545598FattieMcFataddreportLower Reservoir and 4 more
      Sep 29, 2020 @ 7:24am
      12 hours
      user #1919833mikeoffutt55addreportMiddle Reservoir and 5 more
      Sep 26, 2020 @ 2:40pm
      Sep 26, 2020
      user #298232ericfoltzaddphoto in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States and 2 more
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Sep 25, 2020
      user #298232ericfoltzcheckintrailFenceline and 5 more
      Sep 25, 2020 @ 12:52pm
      Sep 25, 2020

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #542329silverman6602trailVenada Arroyo (East End)Dirt biking is most definitely allowed.
      Mar 22, 2020 @ 5:14pm
      Mar 22, 2020
      user #477125TerraFormertrailParkway fat bike trailFat tires>> the right tool for the job....
      Aug 23, 2019 @ 11:39am
      Aug 23, 2019
      user #477125TerraFormerreportFencelineThe construction crew is almost done. There is...
      Jul 8, 2019 @ 3:10pm
      Jul 8, 2019
      user #477125TerraFormertrailGoaTeeFun to do hot loops on.
      May 24, 2019 @ 12:34pm
      May 24, 2019
      user #477125TerraFormerreportCoffee Cake HillsVery dry
      Feb 16, 2019 @ 6:18pm
      Feb 16, 2019

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