High Desert Trail System The High Desert Trail System is a single track trail that provides a variety of terrain with the least technical beginning at the East Trail. The three loops of of the trail - First Mesa, Second Mesa, and Third Mesa - increase in technical difficultly of terrain. Map/signs are posted at all intersections. Please do not ride or hike on these trails when conditions are wet and muddy.
Red Rock Park Trails The Pyramid Rock trail is Gallup’s flagship trail and Church Rock Trail leads you to spectacular views of the Church Rock sandstone spires.
Zuni Mountains Just east of Gallup are the Zuni Mountains and McGaffey Recreation Area. The Hilso Trail Head at mile 7.5 on NM 400 is the gateway to 26 miles of designated mountain bike and hiking trails as well as miles of traditional trails. Map/Signs are posted at all intersections on designated trails. These trails are normally closed from December until mid-April.