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Taos Bike Park

Mountain biking is now closed for the season.

Our lift-service mountain bike trails in the Kachina Basin are the first of a series being built by Gravity Logic, out of Whistler, BC, with the help of the Taos Ski Valley Bike Park Crew. Enjoy this scenic bike ride experience with the whole family. Whether you’re a novice biker or an experienced rider, Taos offers an experience for all levels. All you have to do is choose your spice level.  

Green Chile Flow Trail 

Our signature run is the Green Chile Flow trail. From the top of Lift 4, all the way to the bottom of the Kachina Basin, this trail is 3.5 miles of dialed turns, amazing scenery, and fun for the whole family. While Taos may have a reputation for steep, challenging wintertime terrain, Green Chile was built with one thing in mind: to provide a summertime experience that everyone can enjoy regardless of skill level. It doesn’t matter if you own a bike or if you are looking to rent a bike from Taos Sports’ fleet, this trail will appeal to just about anyone who is interested in mountain biking.  

Blue Trail 

If you enjoyed riding the Green Chile Flow Trail but are looking for a little more challenge, the Blue Trail was made for you! It’s everything you loved about our trails: the amazing scenery, the attenable challenge, and the excitement all taken to the next level.  

Black Trail

The new black trail is a short introduction to the future single track of Taos Bike Park. It’s tighter, steeper, and more natural than our machine-made green and blue trails.  The black trail winds through “Arroyo Hono” which many locals will recognize as a popular route to the base of chair 7.

 

Taos Bike Park 

While we love our current trails, we aren’t stopping here! The Taos Bike Crew is continuing to work hard on building new and exciting terrain for mountain bikers. Stay tuned for more surprises coming this season.  

MOUNTAIN BIKE lift TICKET

TICKET PRICE
ADULT (18 to 64)  $45
TEEN (13 to 17) $35
CHILD (12 and under) $25
SENIOR (65+)  $35
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MOUNTAIN BIKE rental

RENTAL TYPE SINGLE DAY
DEMO BIKE $120
REGULAR BIKE $80
CHILD  $60
E-BIKE  $120
BIKE DAMAGE WAIVER  $30

Taos Bike Park Trail Map

taos ski valley mountain biking trail map
Green Chile Flow Trail

F.A.Q.

Expand the tabs below for detailed information regarding our bike park.

Can I reserve a bike in advance?

We are not currently reserving bikes in advance. Bikes will be rented on a first-come, first-served basis. 

How many trails do you have open?

We have four trails open: the Green Chile Flow Trail, two blue trails, and a brand new black trail! 

What bike can I rent?

We have full suspension Rossignol mountain bikes from child to adult XL frame sizes. Please understand that bike sizes are in limited quantities and are rented on a first-come, first-served basis. 

How long is the flow trail?

The Green Chile Flow Trail is 3.5 miles long.

What safety equipment can I rent?

We have helmets and various body armor available to rent. All safety gear is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taos Summer Device Guidelines

  • Prior to using any lift, you must have the knowledge and ability to load, ride, and unload.
  • No motorized devices allowed. Class 1 E-Bikes (pedal assist) are acceptable.
  • All bikes are required to have two hand brakes. Disc brakes are recommended.
  • Full suspension bikes with 24” minimum tires are recommended.
  • Bikes must be able to fit in the bike carrier to utilize the chairlift. Tires are restricted to 3.0” tire width.
  • Adaptive equipment is allowed, as long as it is not motorized. Please email Ashley.ryland@skitaos.com with questions.
  • Mountain scooters, mountain boards, skateboards, hoverboards, tandem bikes, recumbent bikes, trailers on bikes and child bike seats are not allowed.

 

MOUNTAIN BIKER’S RESPONSIBILITY CODE

Mountain biking involves risk of serious injury or death. Your knowledge, decisions and actions contribute to your safety and that of others.

Always:

  1. Stay in control. You’re responsible for avoiding objects and people.
  2. Know your limits. Ride within your ability. Start small and work your way up.
  3. Protect yourself. Use an appropriate bike, helmet, and protective equipment.
  4. Inspect and maintain your equipment. Know your components and their operation prior to riding.
  5. Be lift smart. Know how to load, ride, and unload lifts safely. Ask if you need help.
  6. Inspect the trails and features. Conditions change constantly; plan and adjust your riding accordingly.
  7. Obey Signs and warnings: stay on marked trails only. Keep off closed trails and features. Ride in the direction indicated.
  8. Be visible. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, feature, landing, or not visible.
  9. Look and yield to others. Look both ways and yield when entering or crossing a road or trail. When overtaking, use caution and yield to those ahead.
  10. Cooperate. If involved in or witness to an incident, identify yourself to staff.

Know and Follow the Code. It Is Your Responsibility.

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