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  • Snow Packed
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  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • Parking Parking
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  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • Gate Gate
  • Camping Camping
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
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      There are over 60 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 because of 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. Just avoid dropping into any of the badlands if you don't have a fat bike. These trails are not easy!! Be prepared.
      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.
      Region Details
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      Open on 3 days

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #2,926
      State Ranking
      #22
      Trails
      71
      Total Distance
      27 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      11 miles
      Total Descent
      3,556 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,292 ft
      Total Vertical
      670 ft
      Reports
      151
      Photos
      23
      Ridden Counter
      95

      Photos of Mariposa Fat Bike Trails Mountain Bike

      7 |
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 2:33pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      Fat Monkey Loop, Rio Rancho
      7 |
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 2:32pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      Fat Monkey Loop, Rio Rancho
      14 |
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 2:29pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      Super fat bike loop, Rio Rancho
      9 |
      Aug 23, 2018 @ 2:29pm
      Aug 23, 2018
      Super fat bike loop, Rio Rancho
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      Videos of Mariposa Fat Bike Trails Mountain Bike

      A Stormy Day In The Desert
      6:32 | 22 | Jun 17, 2018
      The sound of freedom, Mariposa Fat Bike Trails
      1:01 | 25 | Jun 17, 2018
      Explore Your World: Fat Bikes
      4:25 | 14 | Jun 16, 2018
      Desert Mountain Biking, Fat Bike Style
      2:44 | 25 | Jun 16, 2018 , Rio Rancho
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      Mariposa Fat Bike Trails Mountain Bike Routes

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      15 miles
      Mariposa Mega ride
      32 miles
      Twisted Tree
      17 miles
      Mariposa Parkway Loop
      7 miles

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