Best deserts in Albuquerque

Check out the top deserts in Albuquerque, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Cibola National Forest
1. Cibola National Forest
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4 local reviews
Cibola National Forest, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
(505) 346-2650
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Carlos
Where else can you hike through high desert and reach Canadian alpine forest?
1. Cibola National Forest
1. Cibola National Forest
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4 local reviews
Cibola National Forest, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 4:30 PM
(505) 346-2650
Carlos
Carlos
Where else can you hike through high desert and reach Canadian alpine forest?
2. Sandia Peak Tramway
2. Sandia Peak Tramway
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184 local reviews
30 Tramway Rd NE, Albuquerque
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 505-856-1532
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David & Sadie
A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance…
Seth
A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance…
Gregory At Sunny Mellow Villa
Worlds Longest Tramway... Affording exception views of the shear cliffs and Vast Desert Vistas.
2. Sandia Peak Tramway
2. Sandia Peak Tramway
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184 local reviews
30 Tramway Rd NE, Albuquerque
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 505-856-1532
David & Sadie
David & Sadie
A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of…
Seth
Seth
A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of…
Gregory At Sunny Mellow Villa
Gregory At Sunny Mellow Villa
Worlds Longest Tramway... Affording exception views of the shear cliffs and Vast Desert Vistas.
3. Elena Gallegos Picnic Area
3. Elena Gallegos Picnic Area
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14 local reviews
7100 Tramway Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 505-857-8334
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Kelly
There are many great spots to go hiking in the Sandia mountains. For a short, easy hike that is easy to get…
3. Elena Gallegos Picnic Area
3. Elena Gallegos Picnic Area
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14 local reviews
7100 Tramway Boulevard Northeast, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 505-857-8334
Kelly
Kelly
There are many great spots to go hiking in the Sandia mountains. For a short, easy hike that is easy to get to, park at the base of the…
4. Sandia Resort & Casino
4. Sandia Resort & Casino
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38 local reviews
30 Rainbow Rd, Albuquerque
+1 505-796-7500
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Rebecca
This resort and casino has an awesome amphitheater for concerts and great restaurants. Stunning mountain,…
4. Sandia Resort & Casino
4. Sandia Resort & Casino
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38 local reviews
30 Rainbow Rd, Albuquerque
+1 505-796-7500
Rebecca
Rebecca
This resort and casino has an awesome amphitheater for concerts and great restaurants. Stunning mountain, desert and city views.
5. Flying Star Cafe
5. Flying Star Cafe
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22 local reviews
10700 Corrales Road, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 505-938-4717
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Chris
A favorite regional chain, Flying Star has really good locally sourced food and is good for a wide variety of…
Juanita
Take out or dine in. Breakfast lunch and dinner. Cafe style. Free Wifi. Outdoor patio. Food a little pricey…
5. Flying Star Cafe
5. Flying Star Cafe
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22 local reviews
10700 Corrales Road, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 10:00 PM
+1 505-938-4717
Chris
Chris
A favorite regional chain, Flying Star has really good locally sourced food and is good for a wide variety of meal and desert items, from…
Juanita
Juanita
Take out or dine in. Breakfast lunch and dinner. Cafe style. Free Wifi. Outdoor patio. Food a little pricey but beer and deserts are…
6. REI
6. REI
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6 local reviews
1550 Mercantile Ave NE, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 505-247-1191
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Rebecca
Gear up for a trip into the mountains or desert at REI.
6. REI
6. REI
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6 local reviews
1550 Mercantile Ave NE, Albuquerque
Open · Closes 9:00 PM
+1 505-247-1191
Rebecca
Rebecca
Gear up for a trip into the mountains or desert at REI.