2 miles
Distance
320 ft
Climb
-344 ft
Descent
00:14:57
Avg time

Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Mariposa Fat Bike Trails
    Rio Rancho, New Mexico
  • AKA
    Mariposa fat bike trails
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Singletrack
  • Bike Type
    Fat
  • Trail Usage
    Biking Primary
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Season
    All year
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • TTFs on Trail
    A-Frame, Berm, Bridge, Drop, Jump, Gap Jump, Ladder Bridge, Log Ride, Rock Face, Rock Garden, Roller Coaster, Skinny, Wallride, Other
  • Global Ranking
    #28107 in Mountain Biking
  • Local Popularity
    85 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 100 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Manager
    Albuquerque Academy

Trails are directional in Mariposa. Fat bikes are a must have in the badlands area because of the extremely lose and sandy soils.

Access Info

Park at the Community Center.

Disclaimer

Ride at your own risk. Be aware of flash floods in the area. Fat bike specific

Traditionally Indigenous Territory
More Stats for Mini Badlands Fat Bike Loop mountain bike trail trail
  • Altitude change
    -24 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,794 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,931 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,931 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,907 ft
  • Grade
    -0.222%
  • Grade max
    -39.56%
  • Grade min
    25.829%
  • Distance climb
    1 mile
  • Distance down
    4,632 ft
  • Distance flat
    692 ft
  • Avg time
    00:14:57
  • Avg reverse time
    00:26:22
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Status:
on Feb 4, 2021
Dry
Avg: 4 (2 votes)

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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
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
Contribute Details
Colors indicate trail is missing specified detail.
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  • 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
ATV/ORV/OHV Filter
Max Vehicle Width
inches

Radar Time
LEGEND
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
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      Mini Badlands... Trail Reports

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 1 rides
      • 11 miles avg distance
      6 Months
      • 42 rides
      • 12 miles avg distance
      All
      • 127 rides
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      Photos

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      4 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      8 |
      Oct 23, 2020 @ 12:54pm
      Oct 23, 2020
      86 |
      Mar 27, 2020 @ 11:45am
      Mar 27, 2020
      91 |
      Dec 10, 2018 @ 6:38pm
      Dec 10, 2018

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