Explore LAS ANIMAS BACKCOUNTRY

Over 1,600 miles of gravel route options to choose from for all riding levels.

 
 

25 Miles / 40 KM or Less

 
 

Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Arroyos & Ditches

  • Distance: 22 Miles / 35 KM

  • Elevation: + 699 / - 698 ft

  • Max Grade: 3.1%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Trinidad Lake Loop

  • Distance: 23 Miles / 37 KM

  • Elevation: + 1699 / - 1699 ft

  • Max Grade: 10.3%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Beshoar Junction Loop

  • Distance: 25 Miles / 40 KM

  • Elevation:+ 1117 / - 1116 ft

  • Max Grade: 8.5%

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“Thoughtfully mapped gravel rides that give you a chance to explore a wide open landscape that few have ever traveled.”

— Stephen B. Denver, Colorado

 
 
 

25-50 Miles / 40-80 KM

 
 

Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Perry Stokes Airport Loop

  • Distance: 36 Miles / 58 KM

  • Elevation: + 1244 / - 1245 ft

  • Max Grade: 7.5%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Alfalfa Desperado

  • Distance: 38 Miles / 61 KM

  • Elevation: + 991 / - 990 ft

  • Max Grade: 3.1%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Corrido de Casimiro

  • Distance: 38 Miles / 61 KM

  • Elevation:+ 2749 / - 2750 ft

  • Max Grade: 8.7%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Burn the Breeze

  • Distance: 40 Miles / 64 KM

  • Elevation: + 1081 / - 1080 ft

  • Max Grade: 2.8%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Black Hills-Ludlow-Berwind Canyon Loop

  • Distance: 42 Miles / 67 KM

  • Elevation: + 1281 / - 1280 ft

  • Max Grade: 2.3%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Sunflower Valley (B) Tour

  • Distance: 44 Miles / 70 KM

  • Elevation: + 1414 / - 1413 ft

  • Max Grade: 7.7%

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50-75 Miles / 80-120 KM

 
 

Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Rocky Mountain Canary

  • Distance: 56 Miles / 90 KM

  • Elevation: + 2873 / - 2872 ft

  • Max Grade 8.5 %

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Al’s Escape

  • Distance: 59 Miles / 94 KM

  • Elevation: + 1779 / - 1780 ft

  • Max Grade: 2.5%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Canyon Del Agua Loop

  • Distance: 60 Miles / 96 KM

  • Elevation: + 2389 / - 2388 ft

  • Max Grade: 4.3 %

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Dirty Trinidad Revival

  • Distance: 65 Miles / 104 KM

  • Elevation: + 3741 / - 3739 ft

  • Max Grade: 17.2 %

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Prehistoric Times

  • Distance: 67 Miles / 107 KM

  • Elevation: + 2059 / - 2058 ft

  • Max Grade: 3.8%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Sunflower Valley (A) Tour

  • Distance: 73 Miles / 117 KM

  • Elevation: + 2294 / - 2293 ft

  • Max Grade: 6.4 %

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75-100 Miles / 120-160 KM

 
 

Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Pancho & Lefty’s Loop

  • Distance: 78 Miles / 125 KM

  • Elevation: + 4330 / - 4329 ft

  • Max Grade: 8.3%

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HWY of Legends/Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Rawhide & Velvet

  • Distance: 80 Miles / 128 KM

  • Elevation: + 4397 / - 4394 ft

  • Max Grade: 9.1%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Miners Classic

  • Distance: 83 Miles / 133 KM

  • Elevation: + 4145 / - 4144 ft

  • Max Grade: 16.8%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Revenge of the Black Hand

  • Distance: 84 Miles / 134 KM

  • Elevation: + 3330 / - 3331 ft

  • Max Grade: 5.2%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Apishipa Run

  • Distance: 88 Miles / 141 KM

  • Elevation: + 2878 / - 2877 ft

  • Max Grade: 5.7%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Tour of Legends

  • Distance: 89 Miles / 142 KM

  • Elevation: + 4193 / - 4192 ft

  • Max Grade: 6.9%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Vuelta Huajatolla

  • Distance: 90 Miles / 144 KM

  • Elevation: + 6289 / - 6288 ft

  • Max Grade: 9.9%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

Tom Black Bull

  • Distance: 92 Miles / 147 KM

  • Elevation: + 4976 / - 4975 ft

  • Max Grade: 7.7%

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Highway of Legends Bikeway

El Gancho de Don Jose Ramon Aguilar

  • Distance: 95 Miles / 152 KM

  • Elevation: + 3265 / - 3264 ft

  • Max Grade: 5.3%

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Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Super Trinidad Rodeo

  • Distance: 95 Miles / 152 KM

  • Elevation: + 6911 / - 6910 ft

  • Max Grade: 9.4%

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100+ Miles / 160+ KM

 
 

Santa Fe Trail Bikeway

Encierro Del Toro

  • Distance: 101 Miles / 162 KM

  • Elevation: + 3341 / - 3340 ft

  • Max Grade: 6.8%

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More to Come…

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