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Entertainment/Recreation

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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Broken Saddle Riding Co.

Broken Saddle Riding Co.

County Rd 59-A
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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(505) 424-7774

Ride the Cerrillos Hills State Park. Silver & Turquoise Mines. Missouri Fox Trotters, Tennessee Walkers. Walk, Trot, Canter or Gallup. Small groups/private rides.

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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."

Tags: Cerrillos, Antiques, Entertainment/Recreation, Gift Shops, Museums, Antiquing, Educational, For Kids, Outdoor, Shopping

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Cerrillos Hills State Park

Cerrillos Hills State Park

37 Main Street
PO Box 460
Cerrillos, NM 87010
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1-888-NMPARKS or (505) 474-0196

Hike, bike or horseback ride scenic trails. Visit historic mine pits. Programs offered year-round.

Tags: Cerrillos, Entertainment/Recreation, Biking, For Kids, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor, Picnic

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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.

Tags: Tijeras, Entertainment/Recreation, Gift Shops, Museums, Biking, Camping, Educational, For Kids, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Outdoor, Picnic, Shopping, Skiing

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East Mountain Centre for Theatre

East Mountain Centre for Theatre

PO Box 1697
Cedar Crest, NM 87008
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(505) 286-1950

Offering quality theatrical performances for all ages as well as after-school and summer educational programs for children.

Tags: Sandia Park, Entertainment/Recreation, Art & Theater, For Kids

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Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art

Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art

2843 Hwy 14
Madrid, NM 87010
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(505) 471-1054

Since 1973, the biggest and best Art Gallery between Albuquerque & Santa Fe.

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Molly’s Bar

Molly’s Bar

546 Hwy 333
Tijeras, NM 87059

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(505) 281-9911

Passing through our doors you will find friendly faces, an efficient wait staff, and a host of the finest entertainers in our great southwest performing many styles of music.

Tags: Tijeras, Bars, Entertainment/Recreation, Eating/Drinking, Music, Outdoor

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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.

Tags: Cerrillos, Entertainment/Recreation, Educational, For Kids, Outdoor

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Sandia Peak Ski Area

Sandia Peak Ski Area

Highway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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(505) 242-9052

In winter enjoy Snowboarding and downhill skiing. Six lifts. Certified snow-sports school and rentals available. Open Mid-December thru Mid-March.

Tags: Sandia Park, Entertainment/Recreation, For Kids, Outdoor, Skiing

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Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift

Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift

Highway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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(505) 242-9052

Enter Cibola National Forest and take a scenic chairlift ride gliding over the lush forest below. The more adventurous can take their own mountain bikes (or rent one) up the chairlift and ride down over 15 miles of trails. Enjoy specialties at the outdoor grill. Weekends & holidays, Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day.

Tags: Sandia Park, Entertainment/Recreation, Restaurants, Biking, Eating/Drinking, For Kids, Hiking, Outdoor, Picnic

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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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Tales and Trails Tours

Tales and Trails Tours

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(505) 466-4706

Laurie Frantz: Offering full- and half-day tours of the Turquoise Trail. Custom tours available. Call for details, including scheduling and pricing.

Tags: San Marcos/Lone Butte, Entertainment/Recreation, Educational, For Kids

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The Mine Shaft Tavern

The Mine Shaft Tavern

2864 Hwy 14
Madrid, NM 87010
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(505) 473-0743

Historic Landmark! Great Music & NM Cuisine, outdoor deck. 17 Local Brews on Tap! Lunch & Dinner.

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Saturdays at the Johnsons

Saturdays
Check through Turquoise Trail events for our Saturday performances: music, poetry, dance, talks in the galleries performance space from 1-3 pm. Our First Saturday Gallery Receptions for new exhibitions are 3-5pm.


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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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