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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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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.

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.

Sandia Peak Tramway - Ride the Tramway - 2.7 miles rising to 10,378 feet with an 11,000 square mile panoramic view.

Turquoise Trail Bakery - Flavorful breads and decadent pastries baked from scratch...everyday! Coffee & Tea. Tues-Fri 7:30am-2:30pm, Sat. 7:30am-3pm.

Shugarman’s Little Chocolate Shop - Organic ingredients and exotic flavors leave you begging for more at this hidden chocolate oasis. Open Wednesday to Sunday 11 am - 5 pm.

The Hollar - The Hollar fuses southern cooking with the freshest local ingredients. Comfort food done right!

Java Junction Coffee & Gifts - Lattes, cappuccino, espresso, specialty "hot" gourmet items and wild t-shirts, hats and sportswear.

East Mountain Centre for Theatre - Offering quality theatrical performances for all ages as well as after-school and summer educational programs for children.

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.

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

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Upcoming Event

Cerrillos History Hike

Saturday, August 15, 2015
Walk with local historians through Cerrillos and talk about the towns early history.
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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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