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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
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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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  • Description
  • Photos
  • Description & Photos
  • Videos
Trail Popularity ?
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  • 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
      Tucked away in rugged and scenic country southwest of the community of San Ysidro, New Mexico, is the White Ridge Bike Trails Area. Just to the west is the newly designated Ojito Wilderness. Both sites are a short distance from U.S. 550. This region is known for its geological, cultural and paleontological resources, as well as for its scenic qualities. The bike trail crosses a landscape of spectacular beauty and exceptional geology, meandering through the Pueblo of Zia, State of New Mexico, and public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). BLM has obtained rights-of-way from the Pueblo and the State to provide this biking experience. Although the Trails have been developed primarily for mountain biking, hikers are welcome on the entire trail system, and one segment is also open to equestrian use.
      Primary Trail Type: All-Mountain & Downhill
      AKA: White Mesa
      Access Info:
      Traveling northwest toward Cuba on US 550 from Bernalillo, the drive is approximately 20 miles. Before San Ysidro (about two miles), turn left onto Cabezon Road (County Road 906) at the intersection of Cabezon Road and US 550. Follow the left fork. Travel 4.4 miles to the gravel parking lot.
      Links
      Region Details
      • 3
      • 2

      Region Status
      Open as of 10 hours ago
      Local Trail Association
      local trail association
      AMBA
      (www.ambanm.org)

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Global Ranking
      #1,610
      State Ranking
      #12
      Trails (view details)
      5
      Trails Mountain Bike
      5
      Trails Hike
      5
      Trails Trail Running
      5
      Total Distance
      9 miles
      Total Descent
      1,706 ft
      Total Vertical
      502 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      6,038 ft
      Reports
      87
      Photos
      34
      Ridden Counter
      607

      Popular White Ridge Trail System Mountain Biking Trails

      White Ridge Trail System Mountain Bike Routes

      titleratingdistance
      NMES 2018 SYDC Full
      98 miles

      Recent Ridelog Activity in Region

      Today
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance
      Yesterday
      • 0 rides
      • 0 ft avg distance
      Past Week
      • 3 rides
      • 6 miles avg distance

      Photos of White Ridge Trail System Mountain Bike

      5 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Aug 14, 2019
      4 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 10:33am
      Aug 14, 2019
      trail: Dragons Back
      8 |
      Aug 14, 2019 @ 10:32am
      Aug 14, 2019
      trail: Central Spine
      11 |
      Jun 27, 2019 @ 4:39pm
      Jun 27, 2019

      Videos of White Ridge Trail System Mountain Bike

      Dragon's Back Trail, White Mesa NM -...
      9:31 | 70 | Mar 1, 2019 , Albuquerque
      youtuber Road To 24 Hours In The Old Pueblo :||:...
      8:50 | 82 | Feb 14, 2018
      youtuber White Mesa Bike Trails Albuquerque NM
      9:52 | 140 | Jun 20, 2018 , Albuquerque
      youtuber Riding The Dragon's Back To The Final...
      230 | Jan 8, 2018 , Albuquerque

      Recent Trail Reports

      Activity Feed

      usernameactiontypetitledate
      user #1396822FritdaddreportDragons Back and 2 more
      Oct 18, 2019 @ 6:08pm
      2 hours
      user #1838591MPSully117wishlisttrailCentral Spine
      Sep 27, 2019 @ 9:01am
      Sep 27, 2019
      user #1412713BarnaclesTullywishlisttrailDragons Back and 2 more
      Sep 11, 2019 @ 12:11pm
      Sep 11, 2019
      user #1250888SpectacticaladdkarmaWhite Ridge Trail System
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 9:23pm
      Aug 21, 2019
      user #1250888SpectacticalriddentrailDragons Back and 3 more
      Aug 21, 2019 @ 9:18pm
      Aug 21, 2019

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      • By lbeazy & contributors
      • Admins: TerraFormer
      • #14622 - 1,857 views

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