Best Easy Day Hikes Albuquerque  by Bruce Grubbs

Best Easy Day Hikes: Albuquerque Guide Book

by Bruce Grubbs (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Albuquerque  by Bruce Grubbs
Best Easy Day Hikes Albuquerque includes concise descriptions and detailed maps for twenty easy-to-follow hikes in and around Albuquerque, New Mexico. Discover a region of diverse scenery and natural splendors—including the beautiful mixed forest of the Hudsonian Life Zone; Mina del Tiro, one of the New World’s oldest galena mines; and the Fourth of July Trail, with its lovely meadows and stunning bigtooth maples.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Albuquerque" Guide Book
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Another pleasant hike on the lushly forested east slopes of the Sandias, this loop takes you through ponderosa pine and Gambel oak forest and past seasonal Wolf and Bill Springs. From the trailhead, ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2.8
This scenic, longer hike wanders through the Dome Wilderness in the Santa Fe National Forest and crosses several canyons on the way to a spring just inside Bandelier National Monument. After leaving t ...
Los Alamos, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 7.4
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This hike follows the Canoncito Trail up the west slopes of the Sandias to the Sandia Crest and features small waterfalls and seasonal Canoncito Spring. Walk up the road to the trailhead for Barts an ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.8
This hike follows a national recreation trail at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument through unusual geologic formations and a narrow canyon to a viewpoint overlooking the Tent Rocks. From the t ...
Los Alamos, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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A hike through rolling desert terrain through a historic mining area. Lying at lower elevations than many of the hikes, this area is enjoyable year-round. Numerous mine shafts, workings, and other rem ...
Cerrillos, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.3
A pleasant and easier hike up a lush streambed to the Sandia Crest. Cienega is Spanish for “wet meadow,” and you’ll hike through several such lush meadows on this route.
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4
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This scenic loop starts from Sandia Crest and loops below the crest for some dramatic views, then returns through the cool, shady, alpine aspen and fir forest on the crest. This is another great hike ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.1
This hike starts at the north end of the Crest Trail and follows it to a viewpoint on the north end of the Sandia Crest. Although the trail climbs steadily, the views of the rugged canyons at the nort ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.6
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This trail climbs the western slopes of the Sandia Mountains to beautiful meadows on the Sandia Crest just south of South Sandia Peak. Although a longer climb than the east side trails that go to the ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 9.4
This hike climbs past a spring to a scenic meadow in the Manzano Mountains. This is an especially fine hike in fall when the bigtooth maples are blazing with yellow, orange, and red leaves. The meadow ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4.8
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This hike along the western foothills of the Sandia Mountains takes you to the ruins of an old ranger station, which harks back to the early days of the US Forest Service, when Albuquerque was still a ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.4
This longer hike near the Sandia Crest takes you along the upper east slopes of the Sandias on the 10K Trail, and then around the Osha Loop Trail north of Media Canyon. Aspens and the alpine fir fores ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 6.8
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West of the city, the eastern edge of West Mesa exposes a 17-mile-long volcanic escarpment. A portion of the escarpment is protected in Petroglyph National Monument. This trail system leads hikers to ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.8
This loop hike takes you through part of the Rio Grande bosque, the riverside riparian zone that contains a wide variety of water-loving plant and animal life. From the parking area, take the access ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 2
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A short walk to a cave containing one of the most important archaeological sites in North America. Controversy swirls around the ages of some of the artifacts, which may be as old as 35,000 years. Fr ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
This pleasant walk follows the Crest Trail along the Sandia Crest through cool alpine, fir, and aspen forest. It is one of the easiest ways to hike through fall color in the Sandias while enjoying the ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.2
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This hike uses Barts Trail, an alternate way to reach the beautiful South Sandia Peak area along the Sandia Crest. Walk up the road to the trailhead for Barts and Canoncito Trails, then take the Bart ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 8.4
This trail loops past three volcanoes on the west side of the city, known locally as the Albuquerque Volcanoes or the Three Sisters. The area offers excellent views of the city and the Sandia Mountain ...
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
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The Three Gun Spring Trail offers a shorter way than the Embudo Trail (not to be confused with the Embudito Trail) to reach the scenic saddle at the head of Embudo Canyon, and also gives you a sweepin ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 4.2
This beautiful hike on the east slope of the Sandias takes you to the Sandia Crest south of the upper tram terminal. The upper portions of the trail pass through alpine fir and aspen forest, and wildf ...
Tijeras, NM - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.8
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