Other Sources of Information about the Sandia Mountains

Forest Service information


(photo credit: Tom Hoehn) USFS Southwest Region Cibola National Forest

Wildlife N.M. Department of Game & Fish Tijeras Canyon Safe Passage Coalition HawkWatch International Information on Rosy Finches at Sandia Crest

Other Volunteer Opportunities New Mexico Volunteers for the Outdoors Albuquerque Open Space Placitas Area Trial Association


Sandia Mountain Trails
Manzanita Trails
Placitas Area Trails

Hiking Mike Coltrin’s site for hiking in the Sandias
(See also: Sandia Mountain Hiking Guide – UNM Press) NM Mountain Club

Snowshoeing Information on the Annual Snowshoe Race in the Sandias

Trail Albuquerque Road Runners

Mountain Biking International Mountain Biking Association

Ski Area and Tramway Information about skiing and the Tram

Horseback Riding Back Country Horsemen of New Mexico

Fire/Closure Information New Mexico Fire Information (Seasonal)

Hang Gliding Hang Gliding Club

Rock Climbing NM Mountain Club Stone Age Climbing Gym

Culture and History Friends of Tijeras Pueblo Turquoise Trail Preservation Trust