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      Northside is a self-guided hiking and mountain biking area on 1,200 acres of private alpine wilderness. As a mapped and signed trail system designed especially for mountain biking, Northside is a looped trail network with spectacular overlooks, single and double track routes through pines, aspen, and meadows.

      The terrain is best suited for the intermediate and higher level rider.

      Trail access is currently free.

      NOTE: Northside will be closed beginning August 2021 for a forest thinning project.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      Land Status: Private Property
      Parking at the Kachina Vista Municipal Park for Northside Trail access google parking directions
      Activities Click to view
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 6
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Nov 4, 2019
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      15
      Trails Mountain Bike
      15
      Trails E-Bike
      1
      Trails Hike
      15
      Trails Trail Running
      15
      Trails Horse
      1
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      1
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent
      495 ft
      Total Vertical
      3,405 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      12,121 ft
      Reports
      16
      Photos
      5
      Ridden Counter
      400

      Photos of Northside at Taos Ski Valley Mountain Bike

      report
      trail: Goose Lake
      1 |
      May 14, 2022 @ 9:42am
      May 14, 2022
      report
      trail: Goose Lake
      0 |
      May 14, 2022 @ 9:42am
      May 14, 2022
      report
      trail: Goose Lake
      2 |
      May 12, 2022 @ 8:27am
      May 12, 2022
      report
      37 |
      Nov 12, 2019 @ 5:31pm
      Nov 12, 2019
      107 |
      Sep 9, 2019 @ 2:04pm
      Sep 9, 2019

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Goose Lake
      May 12, 2022 @ 8:26am
      May 12, 2022
      DryE-Bike Trees block road after about 2.25 mi.Kurtrr
      Frazer Mountain Road
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 2:52pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      IdealClosed as of Aug 10, 2021 for a forest...TMBA TMBA
      Sawmill/Steam Engine
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 2:51pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      VariableClosed as of Aug 10, 2021 for a forest...TMBA TMBA
      Bull of the Woods Road
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 2:50pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      IdealClosed as of Aug 10, 2021 for a forest...TMBA TMBA
      Kachina Road
      Oct 3, 2020 @ 1:07pm
      Oct 3, 2020
      Very DryOver all a good easy rideJ-chris
      Gold Camp
      Aug 4, 2020 @ 12:48pm
      Aug 4, 2020
      DryJschulz11596

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #3033607KurtrraddreportGoose Lake
      May 12, 2022 @ 8:26am
      May 12, 2022
      user #3043285RodneyItjHPlwishlisttrailKachina Road
      May 11, 2022 @ 8:13am
      May 11, 2022
      user #1864965TMBAaddreportBull of the Woods Road and 2 more
      Aug 13, 2021 @ 2:51pm
      Aug 13, 2021
      user #2764338AndyberglundwishlisttrailPhoenix Switchback Road and 4 more
      Aug 8, 2021 @ 8:25am
      Aug 8, 2021
      user #1864965TMBAaddreportSawmill/Steam Engine
      Jul 21, 2021 @ 2:46pm
      Jul 21, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1559751AggieAmatrailGold CampTrail system is a lot of fun but there is a...
      Nov 2, 2020 @ 1:20pm
      Nov 2, 2020

      Local Badges


      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike1518 miles495 ft2 miles3,406 ft
      #7,500#3,14821693
      E-Bike17 miles108 ft4,199 ft2,946 ft
      #1,42534
      Hike1518 miles495 ft2 miles3,406 ft
      #6,568#2,9951623
      Trail Running1518 miles495 ft2 miles3,406 ft
      #6,558#2,9891616
      Horse17 miles108 ft4,199 ft2,946 ft
      1
      Dirtbike/Moto17 miles108 ft4,199 ft2,946 ft
      1
      ATV/ORV/OHV17 miles108 ft4,199 ft2,946 ft
      11
      • By shariheier & contributors
      • Admins: jakewilkes, TMBA
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      • northside at taos ski valley activity log | embed map of Northside at Taos Ski Valley mountain bike trails | northside at taos ski valley mountain biking points of interest

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