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Sandia Peak Summer ChairliftHighway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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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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Tales and Trails Tours - Laurie Frantz: Offering full and half-day tours of the Turquoise Trail. Custom tours available. Call for details, including scheduling and pricing.
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Turquoise Trail Bakery - Flavorful breads and decadent pastries baked from scratch...everyday! Coffee & Tea. Tues-Fri 7:30am-2:30pm, Sat. 7:30am-3pm.
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Great artwork, great conversation and a great way to kick off the holiday season by supporting your local artists! Opening reception, Fri, Nov 14 from 5-8pm.
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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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