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There are many trails among the foothills, and if you enjoy the high desert then you will enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fullerton, California
One of the great but generally unknown joys of Albuquerque

When in Albuquerque, between all the good food, and interesting shops, when you need a dose of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wenatchee, Washington
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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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“open space” (7 reviews)
“nice hiking” (2 reviews)
Albuquerque, NM

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Reviewed 2 days ago

There are many trails among the foothills, and if you enjoy the high desert then you will enjoy the flora and fauna, walk far enough and you will have solitude, nearer to the parking areas and streets you will have lots of company (runners and...More

Thank CelineSoCA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When in Albuquerque, between all the good food, and interesting shops, when you need a dose of nature, head on up to take a short or long hike on the foothill trail system. Albuquerque has one of the nation's greatest open space programs with many...More

Thank pacific_gator
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Situated at the Foothills of the mountain, behind homes, with nothing but nature and vistas. Hike for miles along the trails to view plants, animals and the city skyline.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 22 June 2017

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

1  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

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
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Perea's New Mexican Restaurant
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Red Rock Deli
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3.72 km away
Nearby Attractions
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History
920 reviews
7.29 km away
Tijeras Open-Air Arts Market
8 reviews
6.86 km away
Elena Gallegos Park
165 reviews
7.27 km away
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