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322 mi 518 km of trail 13 Runs

Easy Trails 48 Trails Intermediate Trails 62 Trails Hard Trails 18 Trails
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Runs in Central New Mexico - 13

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Favorite Water flowing amongst moss blanketed rocks
Intermediate/Difficult

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

(29) Sandia…, NM
Favorite Embudo Horse Trail's higher route provides several scenic overlooks of Albuquerque. Embudo Trail is visible to the right.
Intermediate/Difficult

Embudo Canyon

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

(12) Carnuel, NM
Favorite A first look at the beginning of the Embudo Canyon trail!
Intermediate

Foothills FA 50K

31.4 mi 50.6 km • Loop • 3,594 ft Ascent 1095.44 m Ascent

(2) Sandia…, NM
Favorite The radio towers can be seen if you look closely
Difficult

La Luz Trail Race

7.0 mi 11.3 km • Point to Point • 3,654 ft Ascent 1113.73 m Ascent

(2) Sandia…, NM
Favorite Barrel Cacti blossom in beautiful spring color.
Intermediate/Difficult

Three Guns to Embudito Trailhead

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

(4) Carnuel, NM
Favorite A first look at the beginning of the Embudo Canyon trail!
Difficult

Whitewash Loop

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

(7) Carnuel, NM
Favorite This trail skirts the beautiful Sandia Wilderness
Intermediate/Difficult

Placitas Stripmine Loop

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

(3) Placitas, NM
Favorite Trail on October 8th
Intermediate

Fourth of July Loop

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

(6) Meadow…, NM

Trails in Central New Mexico - 115

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7.7 mi 12.3 km #1La Luz Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
7.7 mi 12.3 km Sandia Heights, NM 32 
4.6 mi 7.5 km #2Pino Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.5 km Sandia Heights, NM 27 
19.4 mi 31.2 km #3Paseo del Bosque Trail
Easy
South Valley, NM
Easy
19.4 mi 31.2 km South Valley, NM
3.4 mi 5.5 km #4Dragon's Back Trail
Intermediate
Jemez Pueblo, NM
Intermediate
3.4 mi 5.5 km Jemez Pueblo, NM
1.9 mi 3.0 km #5Pokerchip South
Easy/Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.0 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.3 mi 2.1 km #6Elena Gallegos Trail 341
Intermediate
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate
1.3 mi 2.1 km Sandia Heights, NM
5.3 mi 8.5 km #7Coyote Trail (Trail 5619)
Intermediate
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate
5.3 mi 8.5 km Carnuel, NM
4.2 mi 6.7 km #8Trigo Canyon Trail #185
Difficult
Meadow Lake, NM
Difficult
4.2 mi 6.7 km Meadow Lake, NM
3.2 mi 5.2 km #9Otero Canyon Trail
Intermediate
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate
3.2 mi 5.2 km Carnuel, NM
1.8 mi 2.8 km #10Cajun Pine
Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate
1.8 mi 2.8 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
1.0 mi 1.6 km #11Drop In
Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Intermediate
1.0 mi 1.6 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
5.3 mi 8.6 km #12Embudito Trail #192
Intermediate/Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
5.3 mi 8.6 km Sandia Heights, NM 10 
3.9 mi 6.2 km #13Whitewash Trail
Extremely Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Extremely Difficult
3.9 mi 6.2 km Carnuel, NM
16.1 mi 25.9 km #14South Crest Trail #130
Intermediate
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate
16.1 mi 25.9 km Carnuel, NM 10 
2.9 mi 4.6 km #15Domingo Baca
Difficult
Sandia Heights, NM
Difficult
2.9 mi 4.6 km Sandia Heights, NM
1.7 mi 2.8 km #16Embudo Horse Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Intermediate/Difficult
1.7 mi 2.8 km Carnuel, NM
2.4 mi 3.9 km #17West Ridge
Difficult
Carnuel, NM
Difficult
2.4 mi 3.9 km Carnuel, NM
1.9 mi 3.1 km #18Cedro Singletrack (Trail 5252B)
Easy/Intermediate
Ponderosa Pine, NM
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Ponderosa Pine, NM
5.8 mi 9.3 km #19North Faulty Trail
Difficult
Placitas, NM
Difficult
5.8 mi 9.3 km Placitas, NM
6.4 mi 10.4 km #20Bosque River Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Lee Acres, NM
Easy/Intermediate
6.4 mi 10.4 km Lee Acres, NM

Photos of Central New Mexico - 134

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On the way to the South Sandia Peak from the South Crest
Apr 14, 2019 near Carnuel, NM
Embudo Horse Trail's higher route provides several scenic overlooks of Albuquerque. Embudo Trail is visible to the right.
Feb 29, 2016 near Carnuel, NM
Otero Canyon trail
Oct 31, 2019 near Pondero…, NM
West Ridge Trail Lookin to the West
Oct 31, 2019 near Carnuel, NM
West Ridge Trail looking at Tejeras to the North
Oct 31, 2019 near Pondero…, NM
The radio towers can be seen if you look closely
May 25, 2019 near Sandia…, NM
More scenic views from the trail
May 25, 2019 near Sandia…, NM
View from one of the many switchbacks.
May 25, 2019 near Sandia…, NM

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