Best Hikes Near Albuquerque Guide Book

by JD Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner (Falcon Guides)
Best Hikes Near Albuquerque  by JD Tanner and Emily Ressler-Tanner

217pp/maps/photos
ISBN: 9780762779147

This guidebook will show you some of the best trails the Albuquerque area has to offer. Whether you are visiting Albuquerque or just exploring your own hometown, you will be surprised by the variety of trails offered in this unique area. This guide lists easy, moderate, and more challenging hikes within 100 miles of the Albuquerque metropolitan area that can meet the needs of new and veteran hikers alike. Some of the hikes can be found within the city of Albuquerque, while others will require a day trip to the surrounding areas.

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Trails from the "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 35.
... Preview: Named for one of the pioneers of the modern conservation movement, the Aldo Leopold Trail offers great opportunities for wildlife viewing within the city limits of Albuquerque. The Aldo Leopold Forest ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
... Preview: The Alcove House Trail in Bandelier National Monument is a 3-mile out-and-back hike that can be combined with the Main Loop Paved Trail if so desired. The trail takes hikers through Frijoles Canyon ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Cerro Grande Route in Bandelier National Monument offers hikers a beautiful stroll through a wildflower meadow, a heart-pumping climb to the highest point in the park, and breathtaking ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
... Preview: The Falls Trail to the upper falls in Bandelier National Monument is a 3-mile out-and-back hike that descends about 400 vertical feet on the way to the falls. The trail can be quite rugged in places a ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Main Loop Paved Trail in Bandelier National Monument is just 1.25 miles of over 70 miles of trail that the park has to o?er. The trail takes hikers into Frijoles Canyon and allows them to explor ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.25
... Preview: Visiting one of the most recognizable landmarks along US 550 in New Mexico, Cabezon Peak Trail offers a short, but rugged hike around the base of this massive volcanic cone. From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.5
... Preview: A trip to Cerrillos Hills State Park could satisfy several interests for some hikers. A drive along the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway will take you through some of New Mexico’s ?nest scenery, ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.8
... Preview: The Boundary Loop Trail uses a combination of the East Jaral Canyon Trail and the West Jaral Canyon Trail to create this typical desert hike. The route follows an arroyo up to its beginning where hike ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.6
... Preview: The Cedro Creek Interpretive Trail is a unique opportunity for hikers in New Mexico. Riparian areas like Cedro Creek are rare in the state, accounting for only 2 percent of the land. This 2-mile out ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: The Cienega Trail is one of the shorter hikes to access the Crest Trail. Cienega is Spanish for “wet meadow,” and the trail o?ers plenty of lush meadows for hikers to pass through on their way to the ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: The Domingo Baca Trail goes high into the Domingo Baca Canyon near an old TWA plane crash site. This 4.2-mile out-and-back hike begins in the Elena Gallegos Open Space Park. It does not take hikers to ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.2
... Preview: The Fourth of July trail offers hikers access to some of the premier fall foliage in the great state of New Mexico. New Mexico is not known as a destination for viewing the fiery red leave ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: The Hawk Watch Trail and the Three Gun Trail share the same trailhead and parking area. The trail was constructed for Hawk Watch International (an organization that studies raptors) to study and band ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: The Pino Trail is one of the most popular trails in the Sandias and for good reason. The trailhead sits at the edge of the city but takes hikers deep into the mountains. The Pino Trail travels all t ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.4
... Preview: A short and easy hike to an important archaeological area. Sandia Man Cave contained artifacts from some of the ?rst humans to inhabit the continent of North America. The Sandia Man Cave is located on ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: This 3-mile out-and-back trail takes hikers along the ridge of the Sandia Mountains. Beginning at the Crest House and ending at the Sandia Tramway, the hike’s highlights include stunning 100-mile view ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
... Preview: The Three Gun Trail is an ideal trail to hike to get you into the middle of the southern Sandia Mountains. The trail o?ers hikers access to the Embudo Trail, Embudito Trail, Hawk Watch Trail, Whitewas ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 8
... Preview: The Tramway Trail is one of the more popular foothill trails. It is located near the Lower Tram Terminal, and many hikers use it as an access trail to the La Luz Trail. Because of its lower elevation, ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: The Tree Spring Trail is a popular trail in the Sandia Mountains. Hikers can reach the 10K Trail and the Crest Trail via the Tree Spring Trail without the steep challenge that many of the other trails ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.7
... Preview: The Tunnel Canyon Trail, shown on some maps as the Grand Enchantment Trail, is actually better known as a mountain-biking trail to locals. Hikers and trail runners get just as much enjoyment out of ... From the guidebook "Best Hikes Near Albuquerque"
Albuquerque, NM - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4

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