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Astronomy Adventures

Astronomy Adventures

29 High Feather Ranch Rd
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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(505) 577-7141

Explore the celestial jewels and woder found in New Mexico's night sky. Telescopes provided. By Appointment.

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Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo

Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo

17 Waldo St W
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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(505) 438-3008

We mine and sell rare Cerrillos Turquoise. Mine tours available by advance reservation. Gift Shop, Minerals, Bottles and Collectibles. Featured on Antiques Roadshow. "Come by & feed the Animals."

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Cerrillos Community Church

Cerrillos Community Church

37 Main Street
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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(505) 438-2885

A Bible based Christian Fellowship. Sunday Bible Study, 8:15 am. Worship, 9:00 am.

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Cibola National Forest & Visitor Center

Cibola National Forest & Visitor Center

11776 South Highway 337
Tijeras, NM 87059
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(505) 281-3304

A welcome center to help make the most of your travels. Complete with maps, area information, restrooms, travel & road conditions.

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Madrid Old Coal Town Museum

Madrid Old Coal Town Museum

2846 Hwy 14
Madrid, NM 87010
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(505) 438-3780

Ghost Town Museum! See mining relics, movies & more! Step onto Engine 769 & ring its bell. Apr-Oct Daily 11-4:30. Winter hours - Sat/Sun.

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New Mexico Public Lands Information Center

New Mexico Public Lands Information Center

301 Dinosaur Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87508
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(877) 276-9404 toll-free

One-stop resource for outdoor recreation on State & Federal lands; maps, guidebooks, permits, free information.

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Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve

Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve

582 County Rd 55
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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(505) 471-9103

A 1, 350-acre Santa Fe County Open Space Preserve managed by Santa Fe Botanical Garden. Hiking in the Preserve is by tour only. For more information on the tour schedule, please go to the website or call the SFBG.

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Sandia Crest House Gift Shop & Restaurant

Sandia Crest House Gift Shop & Restaurant

701 Sandia Crest Rd
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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(505) 243-0605

Elevation 10,678 feet. Enjoy breathtaking views, eclectic gifts and light dining. Open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM.

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Sandia Peak Tramway

Sandia Peak Tramway

10 Tramway Loop NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
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(505) 856-7325

Ride the Tramway - 2.7 miles rising to 10,378 feet with an 11,000 square mile panoramic view.

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Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site

Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site

11776 Highway 337
Tijeras, NM 87059
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(505) 281-3304

"Living with the Land" Free tours, lectures, workshops, demos. Interpretive Center.

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Tinkertown Museum

Tinkertown Museum

121 Sandia Crest Road
Sandia Park, NM 87047
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(505) 281-5233

In 2010, Tinkertown was listed as one of the top 10 small museums in America by Fox News and Huffington Post on Trip Advisor. Open 9-6 daily, April-Nov 1st.

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Upcoming Event

Hike to Placer Peak

Sunday, October 12, 2014
Strenuous and outstanding hike to Placer Peak, the highest peak in the Ortiz Mountains at 8,897 feet.
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National Scenic Byway

On June 15, 2000 the Turquoise Trail received designation as a National Scenic Byway from the The National Scenic Byways Program after completing a comprehensive corridor management plan.

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