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Sandia Mountains

The Sandia Mountains are located just east of Albuquerque in the Cibola National Forest. They are the most popular mountains in the forest, attracting more than 1.5 million visitors each year.
Address: 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, United States

Sandia Peak Ski Area

View from the top of Sandia Peak.
The Sandia Peak Ski Area is open all year. During the summer, it offers chairlift rides to the top on weekends.
Official site: www.sandiapeak.com
Address: 10 Tramway Boulevard, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017, United States

Albuquerque - Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway

Rio Grande Valley and Aerial Tramwayr on top of Sandia Peak.
The Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway offers rides to the top of the 10,378 foot Sandia Peak. From the top are spectacular views overlooking mountains, canyons, and the city of Albuquerque. The Tramway boasts one of the world's longest unsupported spans, traveling 2.7 miles.
Depending on the time of year there are a variety of options available at the top of the Tramway. During the summer months many sightseers simply come up here for the views, which can be appreciated from the observation deck or the mountain top restaurant called the High Finance Restaurant and Tavern. For anyone looking to get a little exercise there are a number of hiking and mountain biking trails. This is also part of the Sun Peak Ski Area, with ski runs attracting local skiers in winter.
At the base is the Double Eagle Day Lodge offering bike rentals and repairs, a café, and small store for souvenirs and various necessities which visitors may have left at home.
Official site: www.sandiapeak.com
Address: 10 Tramway Boulevard, Albuquerque, NM 87122-2017, United States

Sandia Crest

The highest point in the Sandia Mountains is Sandia Crest, at an altitude of 10,678 feet. It is accessible by car, trail, or tramway. On a clear day, the view stretches for 100 miles.
Address: 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, United States

Sandia Mountain Wilderness

In the Cibola National Forest, 37,232 acres of the Sandia Mountains have been designated as a wilderness area. There is an extensive trail system running mainly on the western slopes, overlooking Albuquerque.
Address: 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, United States

Sandia State Game Refuge

The Sandia State Game Refuge was established in 1921 to protect wildlife such as bighorn sheep, mule deer, bear, turkey and other game animals.
Address: 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, United States
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