Cerrillos Hills State Park

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Cerrillos Hills State Park

New Mexico

(505) 474-0196

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Things To Do

     

Overview

Cross paths with over 1,100 years of mining history at Cerrillos Hills State Park. This year-round, day-use park located off the Turquoise Trail National Scenic Byway, has spectacular views of the Sandias, Ortiz, Jemez, and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges. The park is comprised of 1,116 acres of rolling juniper and pinon hills and is accessible for hikers, horseback riders and mountain-bikers.

Map of Cerrillos Hills

Latitude, Longitude: 35.436233, -106.125913

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Activities

  • Bicycling

    There are five miles of trails that mountain bikers can explore, with scenic views of Northern New Mexico and numerous historical mine shafts.

  • Hiking

    There are five miles of hiking trails to explore, with scenic views of Northern New Mexico.

  • Horseback Riding

    Several of the hiking trails are open to horseback riding. Broken Saddle Horseback Riding Company offers rides through the park.

Directions

Driving

Cerrillos Hills State Park is located approximately 16-miles south of Santa Fe and four-miles north of Madrid. The Park can be accessed through the Village of Cerrillos via State Highway 14. From Highway 14 turn west into the village of Cerrillos. At the first stop sign, turn right (north) onto 1st Street. Just after you cross the cattle guard, veer left, which puts you on County Rd-59. The main parking is on the left-hand side about a quarter-mile up the road.

Phone Numbers

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(505) 474-0196

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