Taos Bike Park

Three mountain bikers crossing the bridge of the Taos Bike Park
Categories
Activities | Summer | On Resort
Phone
866.968.7386
Location
Kachina Basin
Hours of Operation
Closed for the season
Other Information
Call or Walk Up to Purchase Tickets

Due to weather, the taos bike park is closed for the season

The Taos Bike Park has a variety of exciting downhill mountain bike tracks served by Lift 4. Enjoy this exciting bike ride experience in the amazing scenery of the mountains 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.  

taos bike park trail map

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Two Bikers on the Green Chile Flow Mountain Biking Trail at Taos Ski Valley

How to progress through the Taos Bike Park

The Taos Bike Park is built for progression! Here is how the Taos Bike Park crew recommends tackling the variety of trails:

  1. Green Chile Flow Trail
  2. Blue Bottles
  3. Pop Rocks
  4. Grip It
  5. Rip It
  6. Hondo (jump skills recommended)
  7. Risky Biscuits

Riders should be comfortable and confident on the previous trail before moving on.

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

  • Stay in control. You’re responsible for avoiding objects and people.
  • Know your limits. Ride within your ability. Start small and work your way up.
  • Protect yourself. Use an appropriate bike, helmet, and protective equipment.
  • Inspect and maintain your equipment. know your components and their operation prior to riding.
  • Be lift smart. Know how to load, ride and unload lifts safely. Ask if you need help.
  • Inspect the trails and features. Conditions change constantly; plan and adjust your riding accordingly.
  • Obey signs and warnings. Stay on marked trails only. Keep off closed trails and features. Ride in the direction indicated.
  • Be visible. Do not stop where you obstruct a trail, feature, landing or are not visible.
  • 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.
  • Cooperate. If involved in or witness to an incident, identify yourself to staff.

Please review all Bike Park operations prior to your visit:

Summer Operations

Summer Device Guidelines

  • 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 biked with 24" minimum tires are recommended.
  • Helmets are required for mountain biking, and full-face helmets are recommended.
  • Bikes must be able to fit in the bike carrier to utilize the Lift. 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. 

F.A.Qs

Can i reserve a bike in advance?

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

How many trails are open?

There are 5 trails open in the Taos Bike Park with more under construction. In addition, there are 2 blue flow trails in the Pioneer area on the front side of the mountain that can be accessed from the Resort Base or by biking Rubezahl from Kachina Basin.

what safety equipment is available to rent?

Guests can rent xc and full-face helmets and various types of body armor. All safety gear is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

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