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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.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Talking Talons Youth Leadership

Talking Talons Youth Leadership

12165 Hwy 14 N, Suite B-8
Cedar Crest, NM 87008
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(505) 281-1133

To elevate youth and the community to become effective advocates and ethical stewards of themselves, wildlife, and the environment.

Tags: Cedar Crest, Services, For Kids, Outdoor

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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.

Tags: Tijeras, Museums, Educational, Hiking, Outdoor

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Two Mile High Gift Shop & Restaurant Atop Sandia Crest

Two Mile High Gift Shop & Restaurant Atop Sandia Crest

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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Hike to Placer Peak

Saturday, October 26, 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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