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Sandia Peak Ski AreaHighway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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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 Crest House Gift Shop & Restaurant - Elevation 10,678 feet. Enjoy breathtaking views, eclectic gifts and light dining. Open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM.
East Mountain Centre for Theatre - Offering quality theatrical performances for all ages as well as after-school and summer educational programs for children.
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Art - Since 1973, the biggest and best Art Gallery between Albuquerque & Santa Fe.
Tinkertown Museum - 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.
Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift - 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.
Jezebel Soda Fountain - Experience the original soda fountain from the 1920's. Jezebel's decadent romance with food parlor.
Broken Saddle Riding Co. - Ride the Cerrillos Hills State Park. Silver & Turquoise Mines. Missouri Fox Trotters, Tennessee Walkers. Walk, Trot, Canter or Gallup. Small groups/private rides.
Sandia Peak Tramway - Ride the Tramway - 2.7 miles rising to 10,378 feet with an 11,000 square mile panoramic view.
The Mine Shaft Tavern - Historic Landmark! Great Music & NM Cuisine, outdoor deck. 17 Local Brews on Tap! Lunch & Dinner.
Ortiz Mountains Educational Preserve - 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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Strenuous and outstanding hike to Placer Peak the highest peak in the Ortiz Mountains at 8,897 feet.
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National Scenic BywayOn 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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