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SeasonOpen through Mon Oct 14 2013
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From Albuquerque, drive approximately 7 miles east on I-40 to Exit 175. Proceed north on Highway 14 about 7 miles to Highway 536. Go just over a mile west on Highway 536 to the picnic area. Group sites are in the two covered areas adjacent to the road.
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The surrounding area contains many hiking, biking and horseback riding trails.
Sandia Peak Ski Area offers an aerial tram to 10,378 foot Sandia Peak, which gives visitors a panoramic view of Albuquerque and the Rio Grande Valley, and the surrounding mountain ranges and valleys below. Sunsets are spectacular, as are night views of the city lights and starry skies. The tram can be boarded either at the Four Seasons Visitor Center at the Sandia Peak Ski Area or the tram terminal located just east of Tramway Boulevard in Albuquerque. From Sandia Peak, visitors can hike 1.75 miles on Crest Trail 130 to Sandia Crest, the 10,678 foot summit of the mountain.