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Family Friendly & Leisure Biking in Albuquerque

With 310 days of sunshine, beautiful high desert landscapes and relatively mild winters, Albuquerque is truly a city built for cyclists of all levels. Did you know Albuquerque has more park/open space than any city in the United States per capita, and over 400 miles of dedicated bicycle paths, trails and lanes to explore?

From the banks of the Rio Grande to the foothills of the Sandia Mountains and across volcanic mesas, the possibilities for cycling in Albuquerque are endless.

Click here for a list of some of the best bike paths and trails throughout the city. 

400 miles of dedicated bicycle paths, trails and lanes

Albuquerque has 400 miles of accessible bike lanes and routes throughout the city, and serves as a true hub for a great family-friendly or leisurely biking experience. 


Albuquerque has an extensive network of bicycle routes, trails and bike-friendly streets. With easy, leisurely bike paths connecting the ABQ BioPark ZooAquariumBotanic Garden and Tingley Beach, Albuquerque makes for the ultimate family biking destination. 


With 16 miles of paved multi-use trails uninterrupted by roadway running along the Rio Grande, bike-friendly streets throughout Old Town and a number of fun, specialty bike tours, Albuquerque makes for the ultimate leisurely biking destination.