Scenic and challenging biking adventures are found throughout Farmington, with a variety of terrain available. Endurance riders, fitness enthusiasts, active families and those seeking a more relaxed biking experience will all find what they’re looking for on our trails.
Mountain biking trails are abundant throughout Farmington and offer a unique opportunity to experience the beauty and scenery of the high desert plains. More than 30 miles of trails can be accessed within minutes from Main Street, delighting mountain bikers that live in or visit Farmington. Access points are: Lions Wilderness Park, College Blvd. north of Pinon Hills, Hood Mesa Trail, and Foothills Drive. Following are a few of our most popular trails, call 800-448-1240 for additional information.
Road Apple Rally Mountain Bike Course
The Road Apple Rally is an annual mountain bike race held in Farmington the first Saturday in October. One of the longest running mountain bike races in the United States, it is a regional favorite with pros and amateurs from across the southwest. The course features a fun loop through the Glade Run Recreation Area. Riders enjoy the diverse terrain, beauty of the high desert plateau and minimal climbing - creating a scenic, fast and fun ride that all can enjoy! Access the course off College Blvd. north of Piñon Hills Blvd. at Lions Wilderness Park.
Aztec, NM hosts the Alien Run Mountain Bike Race each spring featuring the fun section of trails known as Alien Run. Access is from Hart Canyon, 4 miles north of Aztec on US Hwy. 550, then east on CR 2770. This trail is for mountain bikes only and features great single track, slickrock and tight turns.
Looking to take a relaxing ride along the river and through the woods? Explore more than 7 miles of trails within Farmington's Animas River Trail system. Access to the trail system: Berg Park at the intersection of Scott Blvd. and San Juan Blvd. and Animas Park just off Browning Parkway near the Riverside Nature Center. The trail system consists of paved, mulch, dirt and cobbelstone paths.
Bike and Equipment Rental
Outdoor Equipment Rental Center
4601 College Blvd., Farmington NM
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Angel Peak Scenic Area
County Road 7175 off of Hwy. 550, South of Bloomfield, NM
Angel Peak Scenic Area offers more than 10,000 acres of rugged terrain and is recognized for its scenic and scientific wonders. The nearly 7,000-foot "Angel Peak" is visible for miles in any direction and is surrounded by the Kutz Canyon badlands.