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Rinconada Canyon Trail is a great trail for littles! It is mostly flat and the majority of the trail is sandy! There is no shade on the trail so make sure you bring sun protection. On your way out of the parking lot, the trail takes you right up next to the canyon/mesa and this is where you will...

Boca Negra

01/08/2021

Boca Negra Canyon is a great trail if you want to see some great views of Albuquerque and the Rio Grande Valley This is the perfect short but sweet trail! While this hike is very steep and rocky it is only .6 of a mile long. Watch your step, there are lots of loose rocks. There are plenty of...

If you are looking for the perfect fall trail, this trail is the trail for you! The views and colors are breathtaking. There are free parking areas before you get to the trailhead. There are picnic tables and bathrooms also located at the trailhead. Although this hike is 5.1 miles you can turn back at any time. After the...

This hike has amazing views! From the trailhead hike south along the paved trail to the right of the restrooms. A few hundred yards down the trail the pavement will turn to dirt. Always stay to the left of the hand rail along this part of the trail. Your trail will come to a rock stairway. At the top of...

The White Mesa Bike Trails is a perfect place to see the beautiful New Mexico landscape. These trails are used for all recreational activities so be aware of others on the trails. White Trails were named for the color of the gypsum that forms much of the mesa and the majority of the trails. Located at the trailhead is a...

Sandia Man Cave is a great hike close to the city. The road leading to the trailhead is a dirt road, no 4x4 needed. However, the road can be difficult to travel during or after wet weather. The trail or easy to follow. There are a few spots along the way that trail that become very narrow and there...

Willow Creek Trail is a well-maintained loop trail. The trail is accessible by a well-maintained dirt road, right off a main paved road. This is a stroller-friendly path. The trail is dirt and flat so accessible to most strollers. There is a lot of small wildlife to see here. There are a few spots to turn off of the...

The Volcanoes Trail is located within the borders of the Petroglyph National Monument. This trail is known by some as the "Three Sisters". It is a well-maintained trail that mostly consists of sand but there are a few rocky spots on the trail. This is a loop trail and there are plenty of places to stop and enjoy the...

Tree Spring Trail is a heavily trafficked mostly shaded trail with a gradual incline. The trail is rocky with the occasional tree root running across the trail. This may make it a little more difficult with littles, but well worth it! If you continue after the trail ends (slightly left) you will reach the crest! The view is amazing! This...

The Alameda Open Space is a great place for so many family activities! There are benches shaded by cottonwood trees at the beginning of the trail, you can hang out and relax by the water, ride bikes, or follow the many trails that run along the Rio Grande River. On the bank of the river, you can find seashells,...