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Welcome to the Turquoise Trail

The perfect day trip linking Santa Fe and Albuquerque!

Venture off the freeway and onto the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, and you'll see what we mean. The Scenic and Historic Area encompasses 15,000 square miles in the heart of central New Mexico, linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The drive is approximately 50 miles along Highway 14. Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, now coming alive with art, crafts, theater, music, museums and restaurants.

Interactive Map of Stops & Shops

Plan Your Day Trip On The Turquoise Trail

The Scenic and Historic Area of the Turquoise Trail encompasses 15,000 square miles in the heart of central New Mexico, linking Albuquerque and Santa Fe. Enjoy a breathtaking view from atop Sandia Crest, then drive back into history through the mining towns of Golden, Madrid, and Cerrillos, now coming alive with art, crafts, theater, music, museums and restaurants. View Interactive Map »

Featured Stops & Shops

Cerrillos Station

Cerrillos Station

A village complex to delight locals and visitors alike. Beautiful functional gifts, groceries, fitness, beauty.

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Wells Fargo Bank

Wells Fargo Bank

Stop by and meet dedicated team members who can help you reach your financial goals.

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Crystal Dragon

Crystal Dragon

Offering handmade onsite Gold, Silver and Gemstone Jewelry, Indian Jewelry, Pottery, Crystals, Photography since 1983.

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Burger Boy

Burger Boy

A family owned and run restaurant for 33 years! Come in a see us today!

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Sacramento Mountain Weavers

Sacramento Mountain Weavers

We are a local NM based working weaving studio/gallery, with that touch of a boutique feel, where everything is handmade by us or other New Mexico artists.…

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Santa Fe Skies RV Park

Santa Fe Skies RV Park

(North of Cerrillos/Lone Butte) Scenic • "Big Rigs" • Clubhouse • Propane • Laundry • Pets Welcome. East of gas/convenience at 14/599 light.…

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Upcoming Event

Gypsy Fest

Saturday, August 12, 2017
Annual Gypsy fest ~ come & enjoy dancing, music, food and drink.
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