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The Sandia Mountains tower 5,000 feet over the flood plains of the Rio...

The Sandia Mountains tower 5,000 feet over the flood plains of the Rio Grande, making a 37,000 acre wilderness area a short drive from Albuquerque.

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Beautiful View!

Absolutely beautiful! Enjoy the view and snow on top of mountain. Great pictures along the way. You'll love it!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful! Enjoy the view and snow on top of mountain. Great pictures along the way. You'll love it!

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

We took the tramway to the top of Sandia Peak and hiked to the Kiwanis Cabin. Great flat hiking, at elevations of 10,000+ FASL. Beautiful views and autumn colors in early October. Be advised it can be cold, cold, COLD. And WINDY!!! Still we enjoyed it immensely.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016

Whether you take the tram or drive up the east side, when you get to the top of the Sandia Mountains, you will not be disappointed. Spectacular views in all directions. It is definitely a treat when there is snow, or the evening to see the lights of Albuquerque below. Plenty of hiking trails along the crest of through the... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

You don’t have to be a hiker to get to the Sandia Crest summit (over 10,600 feet high). Instead a leisurely & VERY scenic drive on a gently curving road toward the Sandia Mountain Visitor Center will take you to a “top-of-the-world” spot where wheelchair accessible overlooks offer breath-taking views of hazy blue mountains, and stunning panoramas of Albuquerque way... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

So much to do up here. Hiking trails, sightseeing and photo opportunities, picnic areas, and a ski area just to mention a few. You will not be disappointed

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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2016

On a drive through to Sante Fe we drove up to the top of the Sandia mountains. The drive up was awesome on the twisting and turning road. Almost at the top was a sign that said the elevation was 11,400 feet. At the top was a viewpoint to look over the valley below and the city of Albuquerque. The... More 

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Sandia Park, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2015

Hiking or driving, an exhiliarating experience. The ski lodge halfway up is worth a visit, even if you're not skiing - but be sure to check that it's open SandiaPeak.com

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2015

I love going to the top of the sandia mountains on the tram and walking along the crest. But my favorite time is to go to the top at sunset and take pictures.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

We went there in winter, and it was all covered in snow. Mountain look so beautiful because of the snow. It was perfect.

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Rocky Mount, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2015

Best view of Albuquerque. We had planned to do the tram, but it closed early the day we were in Albuquerque, so we took the scenic route to the top. SO glad we did. We even got to see some wildlife along the way. Nice gift shop & restaurant at the top. Simple, but clean & very nice staff. Be... More 

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