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      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Trails (view details)
      159
      Trails Mountain Bike
      116
      Trails E-Bike
      25
      Trails Horse
      74
      Trails Hike
      151
      Trails Trail Running
      150
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      10
      Trails ATV/ORV/OHV
      7
      Trails Snowshoe
      4
      Trails Backcountry Ski
      1
      Trails Nordic Ski
      4
      Total Distance
      574 miles
      Total Descent
      72,913 ft
      Total Vertical
      7,094 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      13,156 ft
      Reports
      778
      Photos
      335
      Ridden Counter
      411

      Popular Taos County Mountain Biking Trails

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      South Boundary Trail - Don Fernando to Ojitos
      Taos Canyon Trails
      El Nogal
      Taos Canyon Trails
      South Boundary Trail - Garcia Park to Don Fernando
      Taos Canyon Trails
      South Boundary Trail - El Nogal Section
      Taos Canyon Trails
      South Boundary Trail - Osha Pass to Garcia Park
      Carson National Forest - Camino Real Ranger District
      South Boundary Trail - FR76 to Osha Pass
      Carson National Forest - Camino Real Ranger District
      Ojitos
      Taos Canyon Trails
      Rift Valley Trail
      Taos Valley Overlook Trails
      Horsethief Mesa Trail Access from Transfer Station
      Horse Thief Mesa
      Horsethief Mesa
      Horse Thief Mesa
      Lost Lake Trail #91
      Red River
      East Fork Trail #56
      Red River
      Wheeler Peak Road
      Red River
      Connector Trail - West
      Taos Valley Overlook Trails
      Middle Fork Trail/West Fork Road Trail 487
      Red River

      Taos County Mountain Bike Routes

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      South Boundary Trail Shuttle from FR76 to El Nogal
      Taos
      21 miles
      South Boundary Trail Self-Served Loop
      Carson National Forest - Camino Real Ranger District
      47 miles
      Horsethief Mesa loop starting at the Transfer Station TH
      Arroyo Hondo
      11 miles
      Lost Lake Loop
      Red River
      13 miles
      Rift Valley Trail
      Taos Valley Overlook Trails
      12 miles
      Ojitos to South Boundary Loop
      Taos
      11 miles
      South Boundary Trail Self-Served to Garcia Park
      Carson National Forest - Camino Real Ranger District
      33 miles
      South Boundary Trail - Heaven on Earth out-and-back
      Valle Escondido
      6 miles
      Las Vistas de Questa from Questa
      Questa
      4 miles
      The Rift Valley trail DH(ish)
      Taos Valley Overlook Trails
      6 miles

      Recent Ride Log Activity in Region

      Today
      • 0 rides
      Yesterday
      • 10 rides
      Past Week
      • 55 rides

      Photos of Taos County Mountain Bike

      trail: The Old Pass
      4 |
      May 2, 2024 @ 6:41pm
      May 2, 2024
      25 |
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      20 |
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      35 |
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      23 |
      Oct 20, 2023 @ 7:36pm
      Oct 20, 2023
      109 |
      Jul 7, 2017 @ 4:43pm
      Jul 7, 2017
      112 |
      Jul 7, 2017 @ 4:42pm
      Jul 7, 2017
      519 |
      Jun 21, 2016 @ 7:28pm
      Jun 21, 2016

      Videos of Taos County Mountain Bike

      Drop outside Taos
      0:10 | 124 | Jul 26, 2016
      Macky Franklin | South Boundary Trail
      1:52 | 9032 | Nov 6, 2015
      Macky Franklin | El Nogal Trail
      trail: El Nogal
      1:07 | 2698 | Nov 6, 2015
      South Boundary Trail
      1:07 | 285 | Dec 31, 2012
      The Best Trail in New Mexico... Must see this one.
      18:22 | 127 | Oct 20, 2022 , Red River
      The Best Trail in New Mexico... Must see this one.
      18:22 | 168 | Oct 20, 2022 , Red River
      MTBing the Taos Overlook trails... Rift Valley
      9:26 | 293 | Oct 13, 2021 , Taos
      The Beautiful Taos Rift Valley Trail
      trail: Connector
      10:50 | 164 | Aug 9, 2021 , Taos

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

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      NattyTreadriddentrailactivity #54479063
      Jun 21, 2024 @ 12:57pm
      14 hours
      Dcummins0wishlistrouteactivity #54308124
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 9:55pm
      Jun 17, 2024
      Dcummins0wishlistrouteactivity #54307984
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 9:48pm
      Jun 17, 2024
      RoscoeHpbBuMwishlisttrailactivity #54298629
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 4:40pm
      Jun 17, 2024
      RoscoeHpbBuMwishlistrouteactivity #54298481
      Jun 17, 2024 @ 4:36pm
      Jun 17, 2024

      Recent Comments

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      raulesquetrailThe Old PassGraded forest service road. Could do it with a...
      May 2, 2024 @ 6:43pm
      May 2, 2024
      SCABQtrailTalpa Traverse*Sketchy and scary as far as access, no...
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:20pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      SCABQtrailTalpa TraverseWe did this trail N to S and it dumps you on a...
      Oct 15, 2023 @ 7:17pm
      Oct 15, 2023
      travelthenarrowtrailtrailEast Fork Trail #56July 2023, trail is all clear and good to go....
      Jul 23, 2023 @ 11:49am
      Jul 23, 2023
      travelthenarrowtrailtrailLost Lake Trail #91RECOGNITION to all who cleared and cut all...
      Jul 23, 2023 @ 11:46am
      Jul 23, 2023

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike116451 miles46,903 ft188 miles6,096 ft
      321767366,072
      E-Bike25180 miles18,337 ft89 miles4,843 ft
      6508164
      Horse74266 miles38,422 ft106 miles7,021 ft
      188
      Hike151565 miles68,583 ft221 miles7,093 ft
      576421,513
      Trail Running150563 miles68,570 ft221 miles7,093 ft
      47642351
      Dirtbike/Moto1056 miles5,850 ft27 miles4,531 ft
      17310
      ATV/ORV/OHV647 miles5,784 ft26 miles4,531 ft
      1748
      Snowshoe416 miles3,156 ft8 miles3,622 ft
      374
      Backcountry Ski13 miles1,831 ft3 miles1,834 ft
      2204
      Nordic Ski416 miles3,156 ft8 miles3,622 ft
      2110
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