3 miles
1,073 ft
-23 ft
Avg time
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Canyon de Valle Details

  • Riding Area
    Los Alamos
    Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    Both Directions
    Popular in reverse
  • Climb Difficulty
  • Physical Rating
  • Season
  • Global Ranking

Out and back ride off of the southwestern area of Traverse Trail. Long steady burner of a climb to get up and fast descent on the way back. This trail can have a lot of locust (thorn bushes) depending on the time of year and maintenance. The top of the trail hits a fence on the boundary of the Valles Caldera.

Access Info

From Perimeter Trail or where Canyon de Valle meets the highway (not on this map)

Local Trail Association
More Stats for Canyon de Valle bike trail
  • Altitude change
    1,050 ft
  • Altitude min
    7,934 ft
  • Altitude max
    8,984 ft
  • Altitude start
    7,934 ft
  • Altitude end
    8,984 ft
  • Grade
  • Grade max
  • Grade min
  • Distance climb
    2 miles
  • Distance down
    563 ft
  • Distance flat
    676 ft
  • Avg time
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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