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315 mi 506 km of trail 13 Featured Hikes

Easy Trails 45 Trails Intermediate Trails 57 Trails Hard Trails 20 Trails
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Featured Hikes in Central New Mexico - 10

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Favorite Water flowing amongst moss blanketed rocks

Domingo Baca Trail / TWA Flight 260 crash site

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Out and Back • 2,142 ft Ascent 653.03 m Ascent

Singletrack Sandia Heights, NM

( 27 )
Favorite Embudo Horse Trail's higher route provides several scenic overlooks of Albuquerque. Embudo Trail is visible to the right.

Embudo Canyon

6.6 mi 10.7 km • Loop • 1,712 ft Ascent 521.96 m Ascent

Singletrack Carnuel, NM

( 12 )
Favorite This trail skirts the beautiful Sandia Wilderness

Placitas Stripmine Loop

5.0 mi 8.1 km • Loop • 535 ft Ascent 163.21 m Ascent

Singletrack Placitas, NM

( 2 )
Favorite Barrel Cacti blossom in beautiful spring color.

Three Guns to Embudito Trailhead

7.9 mi 12.8 km • Point to Point • 2,277 ft Ascent 694.16 m Ascent

Singletrack Carnuel, NM

( 2 )
Favorite A first look at the beginning of the Embudo Canyon trail!

Whitewash Loop

12.9 mi 20.7 km • Loop • 2,910 ft Ascent 886.86 m Ascent

Singletrack Carnuel, NM

( 6 )
Favorite Looking for petroglyphs.

Rinconada Canyon Trail

2.2 mi 3.6 km • Loop • 108 ft Ascent 32.9 m Ascent

Singletrack Albuquerque, NM

( 13 )
Favorite Trail on October 8th

Fourth of July Loop

5.8 mi 9.4 km • Loop • 1,008 ft Ascent 307.36 m Ascent

Singletrack Meadow Lake, NM

( 4 )
Favorite Meadow just below Kiwanis Cabin

10K Crest Trail Loop

12.2 mi 19.6 km • Loop • 2,374 ft Ascent 723.67 m Ascent

Singletrack Sandia Heights, NM

( 1 )
Favorite Height of land on Gnasty trail.

Otero Canyon Loop

5.5 mi 8.8 km • Loop • 640 ft Ascent 194.99 m Ascent

Singletrack Carnuel, NM

( 6 )
Favorite Fall colors on the 10k Trail.

North 10k Trail and Osha Loop Trail

7.5 mi 12.0 km • Loop • 1,437 ft Ascent 438.09 m Ascent

Singletrack Sandia Heights, NM

( 1 )

Trails in Central New Mexico - 109

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7.7 mi 12.3 km #1 La Luz Trail
Sandia Heights, NM
7.7 mi 12.3 km Sandia Heights, NM
All Clear
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30 days ago
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4.6 mi 7.5 km #2 Pino Trail
Sandia Heights, NM
4.6 mi 7.5 km Sandia Heights, NM
All Clear
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Dry
17 days ago
25 
19.4 mi 31.2 km #3 Paseo del Bosque Trail
South Valley, NM
19.4 mi 31.2 km South Valley, NM
Unknown
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3.4 mi 5.5 km #4 Dragon's Back Trail
Jemez Pueblo, NM
3.4 mi 5.5 km Jemez Pueblo, NM
Unknown
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1.9 mi 3.0 km #5 Pokerchip South
Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.9 mi 3.0 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
Unknown
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1.3 mi 2.1 km #6 Elena Gallegos Trail 341
Sandia Heights, NM
1.3 mi 2.1 km Sandia Heights, NM
Unknown
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5.3 mi 8.5 km #7 Coyote Trail (Trail 5619)
Carnuel, NM
5.3 mi 8.5 km Carnuel, NM
Unknown
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1.8 mi 2.8 km #8 Cajun Pine
Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.8 mi 2.8 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
Unknown
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1.0 mi 1.6 km #9 Drop In
Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
Unknown
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4.2 mi 6.7 km #10 Trigo Canyon Trail #185
Meadow Lake, NM
4.2 mi 6.7 km Meadow Lake, NM
Unknown
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5.3 mi 8.6 km #11 Embudito Trail #192
Sandia Heights, NM
5.3 mi 8.6 km Sandia Heights, NM
Unknown
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3.9 mi 6.2 km #12 Whitewash Trail
Carnuel, NM
3.9 mi 6.2 km Carnuel, NM
All Clear
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Dry - Loose pebbles throughout climb. Wear good hiking shoes.
31 days ago
16.1 mi 25.9 km #13 South Crest Trail #130
Carnuel, NM
16.1 mi 25.9 km Carnuel, NM
Unknown
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2.9 mi 4.6 km #14 Domingo Baca
Sandia Heights, NM
2.9 mi 4.6 km Sandia Heights, NM
All Clear
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Some Mud - Hiked it a day after some rain and the creeks are flowing! The sound of running water fills a lot of the hike.
64 days ago
1.7 mi 2.8 km #15 Embudo Horse Trail
Carnuel, NM
1.7 mi 2.8 km Carnuel, NM
All Clear
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Dry
85 days ago
1.9 mi 3.1 km #16 Cedro Singletrack (Trail 5252B)
Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.9 mi 3.1 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
Unknown
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6.4 mi 10.4 km #17 Bosque River Trail
Lee Acres, NM
6.4 mi 10.4 km Lee Acres, NM
Unknown
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5.8 mi 9.3 km #18 North Faulty Trail
Placitas, NM
5.8 mi 9.3 km Placitas, NM
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3.1 mi 5.0 km #19 Embudo Trail
Carnuel, NM
3.1 mi 5.0 km Carnuel, NM
All Clear
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Dry
85 days ago
4.1 mi 6.6 km #20 Tres Pistolas (Three Gun Springs) Trail
Carnuel, NM
4.1 mi 6.6 km Carnuel, NM
Unknown
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