From its gorgeous mountain vistas to its historic old town and Bosque river trail Albuquerque makes exploring the great outdoors easy and fun. Go hiking, rent a bike, take a walk. Get outside!
Sandia Peak Tramway
For an up-close look at the beautiful Sandia Mountains, try out the Aerial Tram, which gets you up close and personal with some of Albuquerque’s best scenery. For more information, please visit the Sandia Peak Aerial Tram Website.
Located next to the Rio Grande, the Albuquerque Bio-Park consists of a Zoo, Botanic Garden, Tingley Beach and an Aquarium. For more information, please visit the Albuquerque Bio-Park website.
Balloon Fiesta Park
Balloon Fiesta Park is home to the Golf and Event Center, the Sid Cutter Pilots’ Pavilion and the Anderson Abruzzo Balloon Museum. In addition to being home to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta every October, Balloon Fiesta Park is also home to many great annual events throughout the year.
Petroglyph National Monument
Located on the west side of Albuquerque, the Petroglyph National Monument offers a fascinating exploration of our nation’s geography. For more information, please visit the Petroglyph National Monument Website.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
Today the massive buildings of the ancestral Pueblo peoples still testify to the organizational and engineering abilities not seen anywhere else in the American Southwest. For a deeper contact with the canyon that was central to thousands of people between 850 and 1250 A.D., come and explore Chaco through guided tours, hiking & biking trails, evening campfire talks, and night sky programs.