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Beautiful views, but we left feeling a bit let down.

Cerrillos Hills was our second hiking spot of the day. I guess I read a little too much into my... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2019
Aaren P
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Ponder, Texas
Cerrillos Hills State Park

My daughter found this state park and I am glad she did. We stopped at the visitors center first... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2018
477kathleenv
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BELEN, United States
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Reviewed March 11, 2019

Cerrillos Hills was our second hiking spot of the day. I guess I read a little too much into my internet research beforehand, because we were expecting to see a lot (mining wise). We hiked two easy trails (.2 and .8 miles), and saw two...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

My daughter found this state park and I am glad she did. We stopped at the visitors center first. The volunteer staffing the facility was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and very welcoming. We learned a lot from her before we even started hiking. The trail system...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 477kathleenv
Reviewed September 2, 2018

This a little gem of a state park. The park's office have knowledgable employees and volunteers about the history of the area. The walks are short enough fo so-so hikers, but more ambitious ones can take all the trains and get a workout. What I...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank dcvoyagerThailand
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

For $5 (on the honor system), this park offers several short, interwoven trails through the rolling desert hills. The landscape is typical of what you see when driving the Turquoise Trail. But when you get up close and walk on trails through the bushes and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JRBrandes
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to hike, and with many of the trails closed due to fire concern, we searched and found the Cerrillos Hills State Park. This is an old mining area and one of the points of interest in the park are...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank NXTTRP
Reviewed June 2, 2018

This is a NM hidden gem for those who love the desert and are interested in old west mining. For a $5.00 fee (please pay!), this park has well marked and very interesting trails that educate one about the mining history of the region. Trails...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

This hike was in an area with limited parking, but we were the only folks there. Took about a 1-2 mile hike and went past most of the mines. I liked the informative signs placed near each of the mines. The trail map provided excellent...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mjandme2000
Reviewed March 15, 2018

This is a fantastic easy hike...if you are an experienced hiker. The park has about 5 miles of trails. For those reviewers who "aren't impressed" New Mexico's charm is that it is rural rocky and rough. It is a paradise to hikers, bikers and nature...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Tracey D
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Wonderful, walking with a few steep trail, rather easy. Easy to find and good information on board..seems the are horses near - but not part of the park. Good food near, the black bird saloon

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank karla666
Reviewed October 28, 2017

Great little out of the way park. Restroom, picnic and trails were immaculate and marked well. Number of options for short hikes up to about 5mi. Mine history was intersting. Nice views.

Date of experience: October 2017
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