Santa Fe is a very bikeable city with good weather, approachable elevation changes, and infrastructure for most parts of town. During the summer months, it’s not uncommon to see a constant stream of cyclists running errands, going to restaurants, or just out for a ride along the Santa Fe Rail Trail and Santa Fe River Trail.
Like any other city, there are roads that cyclists should avoid. These include St. Francis Drive, Cerrillos Road, Airport Road, and Rodeo Roads. It’s best to find alternatives. Downtown near the Plaza, Santa Fe is an easy city to navigate by bicycle. The slow traffic and meandering streets provide one of the best ways to enjoy the city.
The City of Santa Fe offers a network of paved, nonmotorized pedestrian and bicycle trails for residents and visitors. Online resources include a free Bikeways and Trails Map, also available at most local bike shops, and a Downtown Bicycle Parking Map.