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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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  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
The intended direction a trail should be ridden.
  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • 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 Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
      Network of trails On National Forest Service Land. This are is distinguished from the other major riding area in the vicinity (Cedro) by the fact that this area is West of NM highway 337.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      AKA: Manzanita Trail System
      Land Status: National Forest
      Pine Flat Picnic Area google parking directions
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      Region Details
      • 4
      • 6
      • 19
      • 1

      Region Status
      Caution as of Jan 13, 2021
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      30
      Trails Mountain Bike
      30
      Trails E-Bike
      18
      Trails Hike
      30
      Trails Trail Running
      30
      Trails Horse
      8
      Trails Dirtbike
      18
      Trails Observed Trials
      4
      Total Distance
      47 miles
      Total Descent
      6,763 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,145 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,712 ft
      Reports
      451
      Photos
      104
      Ridden Counter
      6,168

      Photos of Otero/David Canyon Mountain Bike

      18 |
      Oct 24, 2020 @ 3:00pm
      Oct 24, 2020
      trail: Ponderosa
      8 |
      Aug 26, 2020 @ 11:20am
      Aug 26, 2020
      trail: Turkey Trot
      18 |
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 5:05pm
      Jul 11, 2020
      trail: More Turkey
      12 |
      Jul 11, 2020 @ 4:52pm
      Jul 11, 2020

      Videos of Otero/David Canyon Mountain Bike

      Otero canyon - first ride
      2:00 | 182 | Nov 6, 2018
      He Broke Both of His Arms at The Radius....
      0:16 | 930 | Jun 2, 2018
      Otero Sampler
      6:17 | 229 | Apr 27, 2017
      Cable Camera Test: Otero
      0:52 | 401 | Apr 11, 2012

      Current Trail Warnings

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Turkey Trot
      Jan 13, 2021 @ 5:31pm
      Jan 13, 2021
      Snow Coveredchefjoel68Turkey Trot has at least 3” of snow on...

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditionuserinfo
      Tunnel Canyon
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 10:36am
      Dec 27, 2020
      Snow Packedslepkowski3More than half covered in snow. All is...
      Birdhouse Ridge
      Dec 27, 2020 @ 10:34am
      Dec 27, 2020
      Snow Packedslepkowski3Not much snow on the lower half. Upper...
      Blue Ribbon
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 10:05am
      Dec 26, 2020
      Snow Packedchefjoel68Patches of snow along most if the trail,...
      Gnasty W/aG
      Dec 26, 2020 @ 10:05am
      Dec 26, 2020
      Snow Packedchefjoel68Mostly clear and dry, some patches of snow.
      Juan Tomas Open Space
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 10:41am
      Dec 5, 2020
      Snow CoveredDublya
      Ponderosa Link
      Dec 5, 2020 @ 10:41am
      Dec 5, 2020
      Snow CoveredDublya
      Lower Three Bottles Flow
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 11:57am
      Nov 28, 2020
      Snow CoveredDublya
      Otero Canyon
      Nov 28, 2020 @ 11:57am
      Nov 28, 2020
      WetDublya
      Ponderosa
      Nov 4, 2020 @ 2:02pm
      Nov 4, 2020
      Idealgauss
      Pine Flat Connector
      Oct 14, 2020 @ 8:02am
      Oct 14, 2020
      Very DryRPMBikeWerks

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #2503298mckaybwishlisttrailThree Bottles
      Jan 26, 2021 @ 9:48am
      7 hours
      user #2530885AndypgommvotetrailOtero Canyon
      Jan 24, 2021 @ 7:26am
      2 days
      user #2503298mckaybwishlisttrailOtero Canyon
      Jan 20, 2021 @ 6:05pm
      Jan 20, 2021
      user #2419979bikermikerz12commenttrailBirdhouse Ridge
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 11:25am
      Jan 19, 2021
      user #2419979bikermikerz12votetrailBirdhouse Ridge
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 11:24am
      Jan 19, 2021

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #2419979bikermikerz12trailBirdhouse RidgeThis is a really, really fun climb with lots...
      Jan 19, 2021 @ 11:25am
      Jan 19, 2021
      user #2500202Jeffro13trailTurkey TrotRode this counter clockwise from West...
      Nov 22, 2020 @ 1:51pm
      Nov 22, 2020
      user #1821342OldgrumptrailEasy PickinI’d call it an easier blue. Some narrow...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 3:41pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      user #2363818ByubelltrailPonderosaThe easiest "Blue" in the area. 95% of it is...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 3:19pm
      Sep 14, 2020
      user #2363818ByubelltrailLower Three Bottles FlowWould have expected a flow trail if not for...
      Sep 14, 2020 @ 3:17pm
      Sep 14, 2020

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cedro 2 25 9 14.1 km
      Gutierrez Canyon Open Space 4 7 19.1 km
      Sandia Foothills - South 10 14 5 19.2 km
      Edgewood Open Space 3 1 19.7 km
      Sandia Mountain East Side Trails 10 18 812.2 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3047 miles6,762 ft24 miles1,145 ft
      #459#22010445195,602
      E-Bike1830 miles4,892 ft15 miles1,145 ft
      #133#4042319
      Hike3047 miles6,762 ft24 miles1,145 ft
      #322#17945145
      Trail Running3047 miles6,762 ft24 miles1,145 ft
      #326#18045130
      Horse815 miles2,730 ft9 miles1,027 ft
      2181
      Dirtbike1830 miles4,892 ft15 miles1,145 ft
      2171
      Observed Trials46 miles1,198 ft3 miles1,135 ft
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