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Pino Canyon

Cibola National Forest, Sandia Ranger District, 11776 Hwy. 337, Tijeras, NM 87059
505-281-3304
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Ranked #1 of 13 Attractions in Tijeras
Description: Peaceful hiking trail beginning in the desert and ending in a pleasant saddle with commanding views of the Sandias and surrounding plains to the east.
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We had community gathering Sunday at Pinon Canyon and everyone enjoyed this place. It has everything you would need for picnic. It's very relaxing place.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Access this great trail in minutes from the heart of Albuquerque. Hike up hidden canyons, climbing to vistas and into stands of pinon, juniper and aspen. Vistas of the city and the western horizon are fabulous.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

A beautiful choice for seeing the Sandias in all their spendor. Depending on your fitness, you can go for a short hike or all the way to the crest trail.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

If you're looking to travel up the mountain but don't want to encounter rough terrain try the Pino trail. It's a relatively short climb (between 2-3 hours) and offers great views. You can also connect with the Crest Trail at the top.

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