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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
Trail Ridden Direction
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The colour categories are based on what percentage of riders are riding a trail in its intended direction.
  • > 96%
  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
Trail Last Ridden
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine the last time a trail was ridden.
  • < 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
ContributeDetails
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
Trailforks scans ridelogs to determine which trails are ridden the most in the last 9 months. Trails are compared with nearby trails in the same city region with a possible 25 colour shades. Think of this as a heatmap, more rides = more kinetic energy = warmer colors.
  • most popular
  • popular
  • less popular
  • not popular

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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
  • 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
  • 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
      Mars Court Trailhead google parking directions
      Files
      Region Details
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      • 7
      • 21
      • 1

      Region Status
      Open as of Oct 1, 2019 ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      AMBA
      (www.ambanm.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #441
      State Ranking
      #3
      Trails (view details)
      33
      Trails Mountain Bike
      34
      Trails E-Bike
      4
      Trails Hike
      34
      Trails Trail Running
      34
      Trails Dirtbike
      1
      Total Distance
      48 miles
      Total Descent
      6,900 ft
      Total Vertical
      1,145 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      7,712 ft
      Reports
      293
      Photos
      65
      Ridden Counter
      3,554

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 6 rides
      • 14 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 3 rides
      • 10 miles avg distance
      Past Week
      • 35 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance

      Photos of Otero/David Canyon Mountain Bike

      trail: Three Bottles
      6 |
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 7:04am
      Oct 13, 2019
      trail: Turkey Trot
      2 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 9:36pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      trail: Turkey Trot
      3 |
      Sep 19, 2019 @ 9:34pm
      Sep 19, 2019
      7 |
      Aug 5, 2019 @ 2:04pm
      Aug 5, 2019

      Videos of Otero/David Canyon Mountain Bike

      Otero canyon - first ride
      2:00 | 115 | Nov 6, 2018
      He Broke Both of His Arms at The Radius....
      0:16 | 813 | Jun 2, 2018
      Otero Sampler
      6:17 | 186 | Apr 27, 2017
      Cable Camera Test: Otero
      0:52 | 380 | Apr 11, 2012

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1250888SpectacticalriddentrailSouthern Crossing and 6 more
      Oct 17, 2019 @ 9:54pm
      1 days
      user #1115842vmgscotaddphoto in Cumnock, Scotland
      Oct 13, 2019 @ 7:04am
      Oct 13, 2019
      user #1470826BigironduderiddentrailBlue Ribbon
      Oct 12, 2019 @ 2:39pm
      Oct 12, 2019
      user #1115842vmgscotriddentrailOtero Canyon and 6 more
      Oct 11, 2019 @ 4:17am
      Oct 11, 2019
      user #1390977stunnanumma1addreportBlue Ribbon and 4 more
      Oct 1, 2019 @ 6:54pm
      Oct 1, 2019

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      user #1470826BigirondudereportThree BottlesZ
      Sep 5, 2019 @ 5:57pm
      Sep 5, 2019
      user #1606154DweatherredreportOtero CanyonIs it wet and muddy to where it’s...
      Jul 7, 2019 @ 1:24pm
      Jul 7, 2019
      user #1296994zinedithtrailOtero CanyonAmazing shape right now.
      Mar 25, 2019 @ 5:03pm
      Mar 25, 2019
      user #748921cactuskissreportBirdhouse RidgeLots of snow in the entire area
      Jan 21, 2019 @ 10:43am
      Jan 21, 2019
      user #1293446clrob24trailLower Three Bottles FlowStop riding UP this trail! Up hill traffic is...
      Apr 2, 2018 @ 11:08am
      Apr 2, 2018

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Cedro 1 26 7 14.1 km
      Gutierrez Canyon Mine Open Space 3 6 19.1 km
      Sandia Foothills - South 8 16 1 19.2 km
      Sandia Mountain East Side Trails 7 7 412.2 km
      Sandia Foothills - North 8 7 3 113.4 km

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