Livability ranked Albuquerque #1 on the “Top 10 Great Places to Ride a Bike” in the country.

Posted on Aug 27, 2012

Albuquerque’s the top place to ride a bike in the USA according to Livability!


The search for the Fountain of Youth may have turned out a little dry, but we’ve got a tip that can help you backpedal a bit. The key to that young, fit, healthy feeling all lies in an activity we’ve been doing since we were kids: biking. has compiled a list of some of the best places to ride a bike around the country, ranging from a cool cruise through the woods of North Carolina to the rocky terrain of New Mexico. Enjoy the ride!

Albuquerque, NM, is pretty much made for bikers. With more than 400 miles of bike paths and trails throughout the city, biking is a planned and accepted mode of transportation. The Paseo del Bosque is perhaps its most famous trail, running from the north to the south edges of the city and covering 16 miles of paved trails. The path is so impressive that it earned a mention in National Geographic Adventure magazine.

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