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Stops Along The Turquoise Trail

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

Stop in the historic village of Cerrillos and visit the 28-room Hacienda of Todd and Patricia Brown built with 65,000 adobe bricks made by hand. The gift shop is full of minerals from many locations including New Mexico & the Great Southwest. We make over 50 different products and sell handmade silver jewelry with rare Cerrillos Turquoise from our mine claim "The Little Chalchihuitl" - NM mining claim # 166080 . We also mine white Variscite and have it & turquoise from the LIttle Blue Bell made into jewelry in the shop.

We have Turquoise Mine tours by advance reservation - contact Todd at (505) 438-3008 or by email brownp52@yahoo.com. The cost is $55.00 per person; we can take up to 4 people and use our vehicle.The tour takes two hours and includes admission to the Mining Museum.

In the Mining Museum are many displays on the Cerrillos Mining District; a large collection of New Mexico minerals, diaramas, photos, bottles, relics and antiques of the area. Our motto is "Beyond these doors the past lives on".

We have a barn yard Petting Zoo containing playful goats, Coco the llama, fancy chickens and pigeons - food is available in the Gift Shop to feed the animals. Come by and visit!

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

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Amigos BBQ

Saturday, June 20, 2015
The Amigos of the Cerrillos Hills State Park sponsor a community cookout.
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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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