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Best Hiking Trails in Albuquerque

Handpicked Top 3 Hiking Trails in Albuquerque, New Mexico. They face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve the best!

PETROGLYPH NATIONAL MONUMENT

Western Trail Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Since 1990

Rock Art, Mountains, Volcanic Rock, Petroglyphs, Playground, Jack Rabbits, Parks, Walking, Monument, Visitor Center, Events & Nature

One of the largest petroglyph sites in North America, featuring designs and symbols carved onto volcanic rocks by Native Americans and Spanish settlers 400 to 700 years ago ● The Rinconada Canyon Trail is a pet-friendly trail that is a regular hiking destination for Albuquerque residents ● The 2.2-mile-long trail o?ers classic desert hiking with wildlife and petroglyph viewing

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RIO GRANDE NATURE CENTER

2901 Candelaria Road Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87107

Since 1982

Great Trails, Nice Playground, Walking Trails, Picnic Area, Visitor's Center, Large Pond, Cottonwoods, Fun Place to Play, Willows, Memorial Road, Two Story Kids and Adults, Woods, Meadows and Farmland Flourishing with Native Grasses & Wildflowers

Offers excellent bird watching throughout the year visitors can observe about 250 species of birds including roadrunners and wood ducks ● Led by a force of 170 trained naturalists, the Friends serve a total of 130,000 Nature Center visitors with classes, guided walks, and other educational activities ● Park visitors in winter might observe Sandhill cranes at the river and porcupines in the trees ● In summer lizards skitter across the trails and hummingbirds investigate flowering plants

Price: $3 per Vehicle & $15 per Bus

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Mon - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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LA LUZ TRAILHEAD

Forest Service 333 Road, Albuquerque, NM 87122

Since 1965

Wildflowers, Rocks, Picnicking, Nature and Wildlife Areas, Walking, Climbing, Minerals, Fishing & Outdoor Learning

The hike is strenuous, with 3,775 ft (1,151 m) of elevation gain and a grade of 12% ● After hiking up the trail take the tram ride down and have someone pick you up ● The walk back to the trailhead is hot in the summer and there is no shade

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