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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

Located north of Cerrillos Village, Cerrillos Hills State Park is a day-use park with 5 miles of trails for hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riding offering spectacular views of Northern New Mexico as well as safe access to dozens of pre-1900's mines. Just 18 miles south of Santa Fe and 40 miles north of Albuquerque, Cerrillos Hills takes you back to a quieter time and wilder place.

- Visit the website for a schedule of events
- Visit the Amigos de Cerrillos Hills State Park website for more information

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

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Upcoming Event

Pelts and Skulls Hike

Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018
The focus is on animal skulls on this Ranger led hike.
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