The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events

Why do the routes have different colors? The colors are only different so one route can easily be distinguished from another.

Motorcycle Roads in New Mexico

The continental divide runs from north to south down the center of The Land of Enchantment. The best motorcycle rides in northern New Mexico (NM) will usually involve exploring the southern stretches of the Rocky Mountains with it's alpine mountain scenery. Additionally, great motorcycle roads are found along the state's western boarder with Arizona where they will find stretches of green mountain ranges. However most of the rest of the state is made up of arid, rocky, canyon rich and sun baked scenery. Some of the most popular stops for motorcycle riders are the Billy the Kid Museum, the Carlsbad Caverns, and the town of Santa Fe, NM.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

New Mexico

Route 536 Sandia Crest Road

Heavily wooded along both sides. Occasional openings that oversee the eastern slope of this Mountain found on the Eastside of Albuquerque. Once at the top you can park and walk to the scenic overlook of Albuquerque....

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New Mexico

Hwy 246 - Roswell to Capitan

Average to fair scenery quality. Mountains to your 12 on the beginning of the journey, they draw closer on your 10 and 9 as you near the mid-point of the route, passing through and around the mounts. towards the end. Capitan Historical Marker at end ...

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4.0
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New Mexico

Enchanted Circle Plus Side Trip

Lush Forest at the beginning of the ride with a road that will snake you through a dappled sunlight forest (best before 8am) with "Shire" like meadows and beautiful scenery. Then you break out into a huge basin with mountain ranges on both sides as ...

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4.0
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New Mexico

Albuquerque to Casino Hollywood

This is a section of the old Route 66 and goes past the tram, Sandia Casino, Shady Lakes and follows the back road next to the train tracks through Bernalillo and Algadones....

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4.0
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New Mexico

Chinle to Shiprock

In Chinle there are plenty of eateries and fuel stations so fill up before stopping at the Park Information Center. This trip goes along the North rim of the Canyon De Chilly ... not as grand as the Grand Canyon, but beautiful in their own right! T...

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4.0
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