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The Turquoise Trail Scenic Byway Advisory Council needs your views to help make the Corridor Management Plan the best it can be. By filling out this survey, you are assured that your views will be known. Although we will review every survey sent to us, we must have your name and (address or phone number) to enable us to audit the results and to prevent multiple voting. Otherwise, every blank on this form is optional.

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The mission statement for the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway follows:

To achieve an environmentally clean, scenic corridor with managed growth and have the ability to provide travelers with an interesting, educational, recreational, cultural, historic, and natural experience.
I agree with the Vision.

Comments on the Vision:

The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway area needs more jobs.

If you think more jobs are important, what types of jobs should they be? Check more than one and add some choices if you wish.

unskilled skilled trade professional

entry level experience required

government sector private sector

office light industry heavy industry

retail agricultural tourism mining/extraction high tech Other

Tourists along the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway are a benefit to the area
Madrid should have public rest rooms.
Madrid should have better parking facilities.
There are too many signs on the Turquoise Trail.
Promotion is more important than protection.
The Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway is safe to visit.
The Turquoise Trail needs roadside rest areas. A rest area may contain
trash cans, picnic tables, rest rooms, and outdoor visitor information.

The Turquoise Trail needs a visitor center.
If you think a visitor center should be built, where should it go? Circle only one or fill in your location choice.

None Required Tijeras, Cedar Crest, Sandia Park, Edgewood, Golden, Madrid,
Cerrillos, San Marcos,
Other location

What do you think are the most important activities and attractions on the Turquoise Trail for tourists? (check as many as you wish)

Sandia Peak Tramway Sandia Peak Ski Area
Paa-Ko Ridge Golf Course
shopping museums
outdoor recreation scenic drives
archeological sites historic sites
special events cultural attractions


As a National Scenic Byway, the Turquoise Trail provides opportunities to apply for grant funds to develop projects. List in order of priority, from 1 through 4, the most important types of projects for which funding should be obtained.

marketing interpretation of resources

protection of resources development of infrastructure (Infrastructure consists of building projects like roadside rest areas, road pulloffs to view scenery, visitor centers, rest rooms, bike paths, walking paths, parking facilities, sidewalks for safety, and museums)

Please comment on this survey, any issues that are important to you, or
anything you would like to tell the Scenic Byway Advisory Council.

Thank you for taking the time to complete the survey. We hope it will make the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway an even better place to live.