We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: Cibola National Forest, Sandia Ranger District, 11776 Hwy. 337, Tijeras, NM 87059
Phone Number: +1 505-281-3304
Description:

Peaceful hiking trail beginning in the desert and ending in a pleasant...

Peaceful hiking trail beginning in the desert and ending in a pleasant saddle with commanding views of the Sandias and surrounding plains to the east.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 5 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 5
    Excellent
  • 0
    Very good
  • 0
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Pino Trail to the crest, then over to the Tram

Great trail! Moderate hiking with a gradual yet sometimes difficult elevation increase. We started at Elena Gallegos, Pino to the Crest trail, all the way to the Tram. Stopped for... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
Kimberly M
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

5 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 5: English reviews
Level Contributor
95 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Great trail! Moderate hiking with a gradual yet sometimes difficult elevation increase. We started at Elena Gallegos, Pino to the Crest trail, all the way to the Tram. Stopped for refreshments and to refill water. Took Tram to the bottom ($15.00 ticket one way) then another 3 miles back to the car in the Elena Gallegos parking lot. Total miles... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kimberly M
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014 via mobile

We had community gathering Sunday at Pinon Canyon and everyone enjoyed this place. It has everything you would need for picnic. It's very relaxing place.

Helpful?
1 Thank Mahesh P
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2013

Access this great trail in minutes from the heart of Albuquerque. Hike up hidden canyons, climbing to vistas and into stands of pinon, juniper and aspen. Vistas of the city and the western horizon are fabulous.

Helpful?
1 Thank msshepherd
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
25 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2013

A beautiful choice for seeing the Sandias in all their spendor. Depending on your fitness, you can go for a short hike or all the way to the crest trail.

Helpful?
Thank Vicky_from_NM
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Level Contributor
26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2012

If you're looking to travel up the mountain but don't want to encounter rough terrain try the Pino trail. It's a relatively short climb (between 2-3 hours) and offers great views. You can also connect with the Crest Trail at the top.

Helpful?
Thank Kate M

Travellers who viewed Pino Canyon also viewed

 

Been to Pino Canyon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Pino Canyon staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?