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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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Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site - "Living with the Land" Free tours, lectures, workshops, demos. Interpretive Center.
Cibola National Forest & Visitor Center - A welcome center to help make the most of your travels. Complete with maps, area information, restrooms, travel & road conditions.
Talking Talons Youth Leadership - To elevate youth and the community to become effective advocates and ethical stewards of themselves, wildlife, and the environment.
Sandia Peak Tramway - Ride the Tramway - 2.7 miles rising to 10,378 feet with an 11,000 square mile panoramic view.
Cerrillos Community Church - A Bible based Christian Fellowship. Bible Study, Worship Times on the Internet.
The Mine Shaft Tavern - Madrid's Historic Tavern now also has heated deck that overlooks town. Serving lunch & dinner with full bar. Winner of the Santa Fe Green Chile Cheeseburger! Live Music every weekend & 12 Local Brews on Tap!
Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo - We mine and sell rare Cerrillos Turquoise and mine tours are available by advance reservation. Gift Shop, Minerals, Bottles and Collectibles. Featured on Antiques Roadshow. "Come by & feed the Animals."
Johnsons of Madrid Galleries of Fine and Fiber Arts Since 1973 - The biggest and best Art Gallery between ABQ & Santa Fe. Now with CHRISTMAS CITY, a new gallery of books and other playthings.
Two Mile High Gift Shop & Restaurant Atop Sandia Crest - Elevation 10,678 feet. Enjoy breathtaking views, eclectic gifts and light dining. Open daily from 10 AM to 6 PM.
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Travel the Chocolate Trail from Tijeras, through Cedar Crest Saturday, December 12th and Madrid to Cerrillos December 13th for the 2nd annual Hot Chocolate Trail poker run. Collect cards from participating businesses and turn in high hands for prizes.
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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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