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Cerrillos Hills State Park

37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM
+1 505-474-0196
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Walk in time

Wonderful, walking with a few steep trail, rather easy. Easy to find and good information on... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
karla666
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
NICE park to get acclimated to the higher elevations

Great little out of the way park. Restroom, picnic and trails were immaculate and marked well... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
Rudy F
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Huntersville, United States
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37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Wonderful, walking with a few steep trail, rather easy. Easy to find and good information on board..seems the are horses near - but not part of the park. Good food near, the black bird saloon

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great little out of the way park. Restroom, picnic and trails were immaculate and marked well. Number of options for short hikes up to about 5mi. Mine history was intersting. Nice views.

Thank Rudy F
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We drove to the park and got information and see the old mines. It was a hot day and we found out we had to do a couple of fairly strenuous hikes to get to follow the mine trails with some interpertave sign along the...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I went to the park during the weekday- the park office is open only from 2-4pm- Peter Lipscomb is the manager. The fee is 5 dollars for single day use vehicle. I hiked a few of the trails, views were very beautiful of the mountains....More

Thank Holly G
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

The trails were scenic. For the most part the trails were narrow. We went by several old mines. It would have been helpful if there was more signage or blazes for the trails. When we first arrived, there was a ranger-led walk that the people...More

Thank Pat102
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We have a tradition of hiking on January 1st, which, thankfully, state parks across the country have also adopted. So while in Santa Fe we sought out such a hike, and were directed to Cerrillos Hills SP. Let me say first off that they had...More

Thank Deb C
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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great scenery and a pleasant hike. Just make sure you have a hat and sunscreen as you will be out in the sun!

Thank Marian J
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

Stopped by the vistor center, open 2-4 pm Enthusiastic volunteer explained the geology. Did a great hike to an overview. So glad we stopped

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

Easy hiking, some connecting trails are longer. Take the map, not that you would get seriously lost, but you could end up with an extra mile of hiking or so with a wrong turn. Gives a good overview of mining in the area, with many...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Park was easy to find and trail maps were available at the trailhead. It being a state park, there is a $5 fee that you self-pay at the trailhead. There are hills, but nothing too strenuous so good for beginners. There was evidence of horseback...More

Thank Goldstarvw
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