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6000 Pan American Freeway NE

Albuquerque, NM 87109

Hotel: 505-798-4300

Reservations: 1-866-505-7829


Very few destinations can rival the diversity of hiking options offered by a city that sits a mile high and is framed by a mountain range that reaches over 10,000 ft. From the cottonwood-lined banks of the Rio Grande to the alpine ridge of the Sandia Mountains, hiking in Albuquerque is a one-of-a-kind experience fit for any skill level.

  • Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide (Link is below)
  • Rio Grande Sierra Club (Link is below)

From the network of single-track trails at the base of the Sandia Mountains to the 50-mile activity loop that surrounds the city, Albuquerque is a paradise to experience on two wheels. The diversity of terrain and moderate high-desert climate offer plenty of options for bikers of every skill level.

  • City of Albuquerque Bike Map (Link is below)
  • Bike ABQ (Link is below)



The Rio Grande - one of the country’s longest free-flowing rivers – courses its way right through the center of Albuquerque, and offers visitors with a wealth of rafting, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding and other water sport activities for all ages and skill levels.

  • Quiet Waters Paddling Adventures (Link is below)

Find yourself at an elevation of over 10,000 ft. within an hour’s drive from downtown Albuquerque, and discover New Mexico’s oldest ski mountain – Sandia Peak Ski Area – with nearly 40 runs for every skill level spanning over 1,700 vertical feet, a terrain park for snowboarding, and a large network of trails for cross-country skiing.

  • Sandia Peak Ski Area (Link is below)