The City of Albuquerque encompasses more than 180 square miles of beautiful desert terrain and is inter-crossed by 400+ miles of bike paths and trails. There is a route to suit every taste, myriad places to wander (both popular and hidden), shopping, dining, entertainment, intellectual beauty, sightseeing, and an ever-present sense of sublimity in the vast, azure sky that graces the New Mexico horizon.
The destinations listed here are selected for their accessibility from Routes via bicycle, density of cultural and historical opportunities, and/or ability therein to make for an exceptional all-in-one excursion.
For those who would like to wander elsewhere, Albuquerque features many other neighborhoods and attractions; Routes (and our customized maps, included with each Rental) will assist you in planning whatever path you would like to take.
- Old Town / Museum District / Tiguex Park
Distance from Routes via bicycle: Immediate/5 minutes.
- Downtown Albuquerque
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~15 minutes.
- Rio Grande River Trail
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~20 minutes.
- Bio Park / Aquarium / Tingley Beach
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~30 minutes.
- Barelas / South Valley
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~35 minutes.
- Nob Hill / University
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~45 minutes.
- Foothills / Sandia Mountains
Distance from Routes via bicycle: ~90 minutes.
Distance from Routes via auto: ~20 minutes.
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- A Sample of Bike Paths in Open Space Lands – External Link
- Albuquerque Bike Map – PDF, large file
- Interactive Bike Map – External Link
- Open Space Trail Maps – External Link