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Stops Along The Turquoise Trail

Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift

Sandia Peak Summer Chairlift Highway 536
Sandia Park, NM 87048
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(505) 242-9052

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.

Tags: Sandia Park, Entertainment/Recreation, Restaurants, Biking, Eating/Drinking, For Kids, Hiking, Outdoor, Picnic

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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.

Cerrillos Community Church - A Bible based Christian Fellowship. Bible Study, Worship Times on the Internet.

The Old Schoolhouse Gallery - Fine Art Gallery featuring original artwork, ceramics and jewelry by local artists.

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.

Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site - "Living with the Land" Free tours, lectures, workshops, demos. Interpretive Center.

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RIBS - Hickory Smoked Pit Bar-B-Q - Serving serious St Louis BBQ on The Turquoise Trail for over 15 years - 22 Beers on tap. Eat In or Carry Out.

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!

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.

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Madrid and Cerrillos Studio Tour

Saturday & Sunday October 3rd & 4th and Saturday & Sunday 10th & 11th
Established in 1999, the Madrid and Cerrillos Studio Tour celebrates its 10th season! Meet local artist working in their studios.
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National Scenic Byway

On 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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