Cibola National Forest South Crest Trail 130S— Sandia Crest to Upper Tram Terminal

Albuquerque, New Mexico 87103

Cibola National Forest South Crest Trail 130S— Sandia Crest to Upper Tram Terminal

Cibola National Forest: South Crest Trail (#130S)— Sandia Crest to Upper Tram Terminal Professional Review and Guide

"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 views, a spur trail to the historic Kiwanis Cabin, and several wildlife-viewing opportunities in the Kiwanis Meadow area.

he trail begins near the Sandia Crest, the highest point in the Sandia Mountains at 10,678 feet. Located near the trailhead is the Sandia Crest House, a privately owned gift and snack shop. There is also a visitor center in the Crest
House that has information on trail conditions, wildlife, and the surrounding forest area. An outhouse is also available just south of the parking area."

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Trail Information

Albuquerque
Nearby City
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
3
Distance
Out-and-back
Trail Type
Moderate
Skill Level
2 hours
Duration
Year-round
Season
Sandia Ranger District, 11776 NM 337, Tijeras, NM 87059; (505) 281-3304; www.fs.usda.gov/cibola
Local Contacts
USGS Sandia Crest; trail map available at Sandia Ranger District
Local Maps

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Jul 2018