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Great hiking and mountain biking for quick outing

Lots of varied activities to partake in on the Albuquerque foothills trails. It's just a few... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Phil K
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hiking

Excellent area ,easy trails. Over 6,200ft above sea level. Coyote, rattle snakes and rabbits. Bring... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Dick S
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This mountain bike trail network starts at the water tank and traverses the foothills north through Elena Gallegos to either Sandia Heights subdivision or the Tramway water tank.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lots of varied activities to partake in on the Albuquerque foothills trails. It's just a few minutes from home, and my teenage boys enjoy taking their mountain bikes on these trails. While they're riding, I enjoy hiking and tracking down the many geocaches that have...More

Thank Phil K
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent area ,easy trails. Over 6,200ft above sea level. Coyote, rattle snakes and rabbits. Bring a camera!

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I live in Albuquerque and am walking the foothills frequently. One can choose from several trailheads in which to start, and come up with hiking loops of various lengths. The city of Albuquerque has nice maps of the major trails on their website, which can...More

Thank CECILE J
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Walking in the foothills is a special place and time for me. I feel so free and peaceful in this wonderful valley. Try not to go when the sun is at it's highest peak time! Mid-AM or late afternoon is perfect and look out for...More

Thank vijayanastad
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Many differing areas to hike in east of Tramway in Albuquerque, you might run into some wildlife (be careful for rattlesnakes) see a great sunset or rock formation and be minutes away from going out to a nice restaurant.

Thank Mindy C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is one of my favourite places to tp just walk leisurely or do a small hike if the weather permits. One would never imagine that a place like this exist in the heart of Abq. NM. So very happy to have this open space....More

Thank Vijaysinghdesimone
Reviewed 15 February 2017

One of the best things about living in Albuquerque are the parks and trails throughout the city. The foot hills are the "hills" that border the eastern side of the city and turn in the Sandia Mountains. They are both city and National Park areas...More

Thank workingtoomuchinabq
Reviewed 8 February 2017

When it comes down to hiking in the Sandia Foothills I think most of the attention is given to La Luz Trail and Elena Gallegos, and sometimes I hear about the Pino Trail and Domingo Baca Trail. But somehow I don't hear much about the...More

Thank Tomas L
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Go hiking or biking, get outdoors, enjoy nature and witness amazing views and sunsets. Any season is just perfect.

Thank MrBigWave
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a great place to get your walk on. Beautiful and fantastic for photo ops. I would recommend it on a day that's not too hot or wear a big hat!

Thank Anj C
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