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Level: Intermediate
Length: 6 mi (9.7 km)
Surface: Singletrack
Configuration: Network
Elevation: -
Total: 13 riders

Mountain Biking Oak Flat

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#17 of 282 mountain bike trails in New Mexico
#1,220 in the world

There is a huge maze of singletrack, doubletrack, motorized and bike trails here. Not all intersections are marked, and those that are, are a bit confusing as each trail may be marked with a number or a name and there's no real correspondance between the two. I could waste a ton of time trying to give you an exact route, but no matter how detailed the description, it would still be confusing and not altogether helpful. Compounding the difficulty is the occasional trail reroutes and closures. If you're not riding with someone who knows the area, get a map at the ranger station in Tijeras and stop at every trail intersection to verify your location. The trails generally run NW to Pine Flat or N to points along Juan Thomas Road, and can eventually be connnected to the Cedro Peak area for some epic rides. Heading N from the campground, you'll do more descending than climbing, so save some energy for the return.

First added by John Fisch on Apr 24, 2011. Last updated May 10, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From I-40 East of Albuquerque, head south on 337 through Tijeras. The Falcon Guide says to take a left on Oak Flat Road 7 1/2 miles past the ranger station; my odometer showed it closer to 8 1/2 road. Go just over a mile on Oak Flat Road and pull into the campground area and park. Look for the singletrack heading out from the NE side of the campgrounds.
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