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      The Nambe Badlands feature singletrack riding in a high desert landscape.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Manager: Bureau of Land Management
      Nambe Badlands West Parking google parking directions
      Region Supporters & Maintainers
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 7
      • 13
      • 4

      Region Status
      Caution as of Mar 31, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      29
      Trails Mountain Bike
      29
      Trails Horse
      9
      Trails Hike
      31
      Trails Trail Running
      31
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      2
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      2
      Total Distance
      37 miles
      Total Descent
      6,696 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,827 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,523 ft
      Reports
      70
      Photos
      106
      Ridden Counter
      1,764

      Photos of Nambe Badlands Mountain Bike

      27 |
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 3:54pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      37 |
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 3:53pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      40 |
      Jan 10, 2023 @ 3:53pm
      Jan 10, 2023
      trail: Road to Lake
      13 |
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 12:50pm
      Dec 24, 2022
      trail: Road to Lake
      17 |
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 12:50pm
      Dec 24, 2022
      trail: Road to Lake
      12 |
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      Dec 24, 2022
      trail: Road to Lake
      11 |
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 12:49pm
      Dec 24, 2022
      12 |
      Dec 24, 2022 @ 12:47pm
      Dec 24, 2022

      Videos of Nambe Badlands Mountain Bike

      razor's edge
      76 | Mar 13, 2022
      Nambe Badlands Dump Loop

      5:25 | 200 | Feb 20, 2022
      Nambe Badlands Downhill... Main West Loop...
      6:29 | 238 | Nov 4, 2021 , Santa Fe
      youtuber Cryptobiotic Crust Wonderland
      20:23 | 428 | Apr 30, 2021 , Santa Fe

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Cerro Pinon Ranch Road
      Mar 31, 2024 @ 3:01am
      Mar 31, 2024
      Snow CoveredTrail Running Clear and drybmcwilliams
      North Arroyo Loop
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 6:35pm
      Feb 20, 2024
      Variable Mud patch as you climb up and out of the...SteezyStud
      Vista view
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 6:33pm
      Feb 20, 2024
      IdealSteezyStud
      Neighborhood to Vista View Connector
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 8:54am
      Feb 20, 2024
      Very DrySteezyStud
      Richards Ave
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
      Feb 17, 2024
      VariableJust a few wet spots in the shade. Quite...madhall63
      Main West Loop
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
      Feb 17, 2024
      VariableA few wet spots in the shade, but...madhall63
      North Loop
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
      Feb 17, 2024
      VariableMostly dry, but a few wet spots in the...madhall63
      Castle Rock
      Feb 17, 2024 @ 6:07am
      Feb 17, 2024
      VariableA few wet spots in the shade, but...madhall63
      Short Cut Flow
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 3:25am
      Jan 1, 2024
      VariableZsCbSOWA
      Return to Short Cut
      Jan 1, 2024 @ 3:25am
      Jan 1, 2024
      VariableZsCbSOWA

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      ethanmriddentrailactivity #51894861
      Apr 30, 2024 @ 11:11am
      Apr 30, 2024
      ethanmvotetrailactivity #51894857
      Apr 30, 2024 @ 11:10am
      Apr 30, 2024
      bmcwilliamsaddreportactivity #50677141
      Mar 31, 2024 @ 2:49pm
      Mar 31, 2024
      bmcwilliamsaddtrailactivity #50226318
      Mar 20, 2024 @ 9:28am
      Mar 20, 2024
      SteezyStudaddreportactivity #49364566 and 2 more
      Feb 20, 2024 @ 6:31pm
      Feb 20, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      roxtartrailVista view2nd favorite trail in Nambe; fast, flowy and...
      Mar 6, 2024 @ 1:07pm
      Mar 6, 2024
      AbigailrnQz2YtrailHigh FlowThis isnt a real trail, or legal.
      May 1, 2023 @ 1:12pm
      May 1, 2023
      dowellmatrailNeighborhood Access TrailDo NOT park here if there are no legal spots...
      Feb 20, 2023 @ 5:04pm
      Feb 20, 2023
      FritzalantrailNorth LoopEl
      Oct 31, 2022 @ 7:55pm
      Oct 31, 2022
      johntoddpaxtontrailHigh FlowJust rode this “high flow” trail. I have...
      May 2, 2021 @ 4:46pm
      May 2, 2021

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Santa Fe Mountains 2 19 14 212 km
      La Tierra 18 47 2 115.2 km
      Dale Ball 5 62 416.3 km
      Aldea 116.9 km
      White Rock Trail Area (LANL) 13 1417.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2934 miles5,997 ft12 miles2,828 ft
      #5,495#2,425877041,425
      Horse912 miles1,171 ft4 miles1,355 ft
      24
      Hike3137 miles6,696 ft14 miles2,828 ft
      #4,717#2,29970477
      Trail Running3137 miles6,696 ft14 miles2,828 ft
      #4,736#2,3041970477
      Dirtbike/Moto24,698 ft223 ft3,963 ft210 ft
      4
      ATV/ORV/OHV23 miles394 ft2 miles469 ft
      4
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