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La Luz Trail

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Address: 2113 Osuna Road Northeast, Albuquerque, NM 87113
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I did it!

I've lived here all my life and finally hiked the La Luz Trail. It was a little strenuous towards the middle, but so beautiful. So worth it. And as a reward, we had lunch and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 October 2016
Charlotte J
Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I've lived here all my life and finally hiked the La Luz Trail. It was a little strenuous towards the middle, but so beautiful. So worth it. And as a reward, we had lunch and drinks at the High Finance.

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Arlington, Virginia
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167 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Ventured out early on this hike after a late arrival into ABQ the night before, so we may not have been in top condition (lack of sleep + time zone change from the East Coast + altitude adjustment). However, we are both young and relatively fit and found this hike quit challenging. The difficulty comes from the length of the... More 

Waukesha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I recently returned from a visit to Albuquerque to visit a friend. She decided we would do the hike up the Sandia Mountain on the La Luz Trail. She said it would take us six hours approximately. I was a bit leary wondering if I could do it but decided to do it. I am so glad that I did.... More 

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Madison wi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This was the best part of my trip to ABQ. What a great trail. The people on that trail - not too busy were great. There was a running group that was there that day training. Pleasure to see. The scenery was so worth every step up and down. Have option to hike to the Sandia Tramway. I opted to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

What an experience! Highly recommend you tackle this this hike whether you live in the area, or are just visiting. My wife and I had planned on hiking up early in the morning, but we got a late start and noticed some impending thunderstorms forecast for later in the day. We ended up parking at the base of the Tram,... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

A grueling climb, but well worth it! The views along the way were spectacular. We parked our car at the lower tramway parking area and then hiked the Tramway 82 trail to the La Luz trail. All the write ups said the was about 45 minutes. I'm not sure if we were just adjusting to the altitude or just stiopping... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Great hiking and nature trail. If you go from bottom to top and back down it will take you all day start early, spend no more than hour at top and come down. Take plenty of water and energy snacks. Rain gear also. Pictures galore when at top you will look down over all of Abuquerque and Bernalillo, and Rio... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

We parked at the La Luz Trail head and hiked to the Sandia tram. The weather was perfect..started out a little chilly at 7 a.m. We brought 3 bottles of water each, snacks, walking poles and hiking boots. Thought about wearing tennis shoes but decided hiking boots would be best after reading reviews. Hiking boots made it a lot easier.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

This is a great opportunity for outdoor lovers to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and simply enjoy a peaceful day interacting with nature. The trail offers a suitable challenge for novice and experienced hikers, you select the route. It's a bit desolate so be sure to being along an ample amount of water, light snacks,... More 

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Lubbock, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Vacation trip with our teenage kids. The hike up was so beautiful and the views were breathe taking. 3 hour hike up starting from the tram.

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