Santa Fe Named as One of America’s Top Mountain Bike Towns

'The article says the beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and its age of 400 years make it a cool place to ride.'

Date October 18, 2013 at 10:05 AM

Author Staff

Publication SantaFe.com

Categories Community Outdoors & Recreation

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USA TODAY named Santa Fe as one of America’s top towns for mountain biking. The article says the beautiful views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains and its age of 400 years make it a cool place to ride. To read the article and see what other mountain bike towns that were named, click here.

City Councilor Patti Bushee who is the Chair of the Bicycle and Trials Advisory Committee said, “I am thrilled to see all our hard work has paid off. Santa Fe is recognized and on the map as having some of the best mountain biking trails in the world.”

The City of Santa Fe has over 50-miles of hiking and mountain biking trails; these also include some shared multi-use trails for equestrians. The city's foothill trails connect to other well-known trails in Santa Fe County, the Santa Fe National Forest and the Nature Conservancy.

For more information, visit the city’s Hiking and Biking Trails page at: http://www.santafenm.gov/index.aspx?nid=2281.

From a City of Santa Fe press release...

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