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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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The Mine Shaft Tavern - Historic Landmark! Great Music & NM Cuisine, outdoor deck. 17 Local Brews on Tap! Lunch & Dinner.
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.
The Greenside Cafe - It always tastes better on the Greenside!!! Weekend breakfasts,. Lunch & Dinner everyday. Patio. Beer and Wine.
Sandia Peak Ski Area - In winter enjoy Snowboarding and downhill skiing. Six lifts. Certified snow-sports school and rentals available. Open Mid-December thru Mid-March.
Casa Grande Trading Post, Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum & Petting Zoo - We mine and sell rare Cerrillos Turquoise. Mine tours available by advance reservation. Gift Shop, Minerals, Bottles and Collectibles. Featured on Antiques Roadshow. "Come by & feed the Animals."
Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site - "Living with the Land" Free tours, lectures, workshops, demos. Interpretive Center.
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.
Jezebel Soda Fountain - Experience the original soda fountain from the 1920's. Jezebel's decadent romance with food parlor.
Cerrillos Community Church - A Bible based Christian Fellowship. Sunday Bible Study, 8:15 am. Worship, 9:00 am.
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.
Madrid Community Garden Garlic Festival
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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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