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A Dusty Hike - But Interesting History.

We were looking for a place to hike, and with many of the trails closed due to fire concern, we... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2018
NXTTRP
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Great Mining History

This is a NM hidden gem for those who love the desert and are interested in old west mining. For a... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
nmhiker2015
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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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37 Main Street, Cerrillos, NM
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This a little gem of a state park. The park's office have knowledgable employees and volunteers about the history of the area. The walks are short enough fo so-so hikers, but more ambitious ones can take all the trains and get a workout. What I...More

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

For $5 (on the honor system), this park offers several short, interwoven trails through the rolling desert hills. The landscape is typical of what you see when driving the Turquoise Trail. But when you get up close and walk on trails through the bushes and...More

Thank JRBrandes
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a place to hike, and with many of the trails closed due to fire concern, we searched and found the Cerrillos Hills State Park. This is an old mining area and one of the points of interest in the park are...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a NM hidden gem for those who love the desert and are interested in old west mining. For a $5.00 fee (please pay!), this park has well marked and very interesting trails that educate one about the mining history of the region. Trails...More

Thank nmhiker2015
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This hike was in an area with limited parking, but we were the only folks there. Took about a 1-2 mile hike and went past most of the mines. I liked the informative signs placed near each of the mines. The trail map provided excellent...More

Thank mjandme2000
Reviewed 15 March 2018

This is a fantastic easy hike...if you are an experienced hiker. The park has about 5 miles of trails. For those reviewers who "aren't impressed" New Mexico's charm is that it is rural rocky and rough. It is a paradise to hikers, bikers and nature...More

Thank Tracey D
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

Thank karla666
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
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

Thank 707clayg
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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