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Fun things to do in Tijeras

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Ranked #1 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Hiking Trails; Canyons
Owner description: Peaceful hiking trail beginning in the desert and ending in a pleasant saddle with commanding views of the Sandias and... more » Owner 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. « less
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Ranked #2 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Bodies of Water; Hiking Trails
Shady and relaxing hiking trail that offers an excellent view of the Pino and Bear canyons.
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Ranked #3 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Coffeehouses
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Ranked #4 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Approximately 11 miles in length with an elevation gain from 6,240 to 9,300 feet, this tough trail takes hikers through a... more » Owner description: Approximately 11 miles in length with an elevation gain from 6,240 to 9,300 feet, this tough trail takes hikers through a variety of landscapes from steep canyons to verdant meadows. « less
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Ranked #5 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Hiking Trails
Traverses all four of the Sandias' life zones, from craggy rock formations to a long talus slope.
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Ranked #6 of 13 attractions in Tijeras
Category: Flea/ Street Markets
Owner description: A juried arts and crafts fair each Saturday and Sunday, May 7 - October 16, set among the trees on 2 lovely acres . Stroll... more » Owner description: A juried arts and crafts fair each Saturday and Sunday, May 7 - October 16, set among the trees on 2 lovely acres . Stroll the shady booths and visit with the artists, or sip an espresso and relax while you listen to the live musical performances. Just 7 miles east of Albuquerque, your first stop on the Turquoise Trail. Stop on your way to Madrid or Santa Fe. Beside Just Imagine Gallery & Coffee House, west of the Western Store, artists may apply on line. « less
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Category: Hiking Trails; Canyons
A secluded hiking trail that climbs through the rugged canyon and is shaded with aspen and gambel oak.
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Offers views of some of the Sandias' most spectacular granite formations. Trail leads to ridge called "El Rincon."
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Category: Hiking Trails
This trail is the fastest way to the South Peak area which offers solitude, patches of wildflowers and incredible views.
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Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: A conservation group called "Hawk Watch" built this trail at the southern end of the Sandias as a lookout from which to... more » Owner description: A conservation group called "Hawk Watch" built this trail at the southern end of the Sandias as a lookout from which to observe and record the passage of hawks. « less
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Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: Trail loops around a mesa and offers excellent views both of the eastern slopes of the Sandias and the vast plains that... more » Owner description: Trail loops around a mesa and offers excellent views both of the eastern slopes of the Sandias and the vast plains that stretch east. « less
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Category: Hiking Trails
This trail offers one of the best views of the Sandias at dusk.
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