Trail Work in June 2018

Trail Work in June 2018

The Trails Program Manager met up with five volunteers at La Tierra Trails the morning of June 13, including three members of the Trails Alliance of Santa Fe and two new recruits.  We removed loose rocks from the tread and improved storm drainage south and east of...

June 1, 2018 Santa Fe Trail Closures

June 1, 2018 Santa Fe Trail Closures

On June 1, 2018, Santa Fe National Forest closed public access due to fire restrictions. Santa Fe County also announced closure of its adjoining open space within Dale Ball Trails (Picacho Peak area) as well as La Piedra and Little Tesuque Open Space. The rest of...

National Trails Day and Camino Real Trail Opening, June 2

National Trails Day and Camino Real Trail Opening, June 2

The Santa Fe Conservation Trust joined Santa Fe County, federal partners, and the trail-loving public at Dead Dog Well Trailhead to celebrating National Trails Day and the opening of the new Camino Real Trail on Sat., June 2, 2018.  Parts of the new trail, which spans...

Bike-to-School Day, May 9, 2018

Bike-to-School Day, May 9, 2018

Santa Fe-area schools that celebrated "National Bike to School Day" on May 9 included Carlos Gilbert Elementary School, Nina Otero Community School, San Ildefonso Day School, and Santa Fe Community College.  Unlike last year's event, there was no centralized gathering...

South Side Community Cruise with TMP Cyclists

South Side Community Cruise with TMP Cyclists

SFCT's Trails Program Manager met up with high school faculty and students of "The Masters Program" on Friday, May 4, to help celebrate a new "rain garden" at the "Camino Real Trailhead" for the South Side's section of the River Trail. The celebration was a great...

Bike Week Events in May 2018

Bike Week Events in May 2018

Santa Fe's Bike Week started with a "Magical History Cruise" on Saturday, May 12, led by SFCT's Trails Program Manager.  Other activities supported and attended by SFCT included the "Railyard Loop" Bike Fiesta on Friday, May 18, the MTB Poker Ride featuring the new...

City Trail Work in La Tierra Trails, April 2018

City Trail Work in La Tierra Trails, April 2018

The Trails Program Manager arranged for five trail work days in La Tierra Trails in April, including several visits by members of the Trails Alliance of Santa Fe to address erosion issues west of Junctions 9, 10, and 11, a work day between Junctions 20 and 22...