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Elena Gallegos Park

Off Simms Park Road, Albuquerque, NM 87111
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So much to see...

I've been here on a few different occasions. The first time I just explored some of the trails... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beautiful trails!

I've walked these trails many times when I lived in Albuquerque. They are well maintained and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“open space” (11 reviews)
“hiking trails” (10 reviews)
Off Simms Park Road, Albuquerque, NM 87111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here on a few different occasions. The first time I just explored some of the trails, and came across a patio with an overlook to a pond. It definitely felt as if I'd escaped Albuquerque, but I was just up the street from...More

Thank G_S_MommyNewMexico
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've walked these trails many times when I lived in Albuquerque. They are well maintained and frequently used. The only suggestion I would have is there are many areas that could use a small bench or even large sitting rocks in SHADED areas of the...More

Thank tattoued
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were looking for a place to walk our dog and came upon the Park. It's a cool area, well maintained and natural. Still have to leash your dog which is a downer for us but at least the area helps you feel freeer!

Thank j0anjr
Reviewed 20 July 2017

While there are lots of picnic areas to enjoy, this seems to be a launch off point for many a hiker. Lots of trails into the Sandias to be found here. There are toilets and a water tap at the start of the Pino Trail....More

Thank 944phyllisk
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A group of friends got together to hike Elena Gallegos Pino Trail and it was wonderful. The scenery is fantastic and the trail isn't overly difficult.

Thank chef9652016
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The parking is not free but it is only a couple of dollars. The trails around the parking area are very nice with lively plant life. The best thing is the trail that leads up to Paseo Luz which leads up to the summit of...More

Thank Farida C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is in the northeast part of ABQ off of Tramway. It is very nice but nothing to view as a true destination. Just a small park in a nice area.

Thank shrink2u
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

I live in Albuquerque and frequently come to this beautiful park to hike. The views are beautiful and there are multiple trails to walk on, with endless trail combinations for loop hikes. I often hike alone and feel very safe here. Hiking can be as...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We've been having cookouts with our family for a couple of years at Elena Gallegos Park. Our favorite site is on the far east end near the trailheads. There is a covered table and grill not too far from the parking. The views to the...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have done most of the Pino Trail, which eventually becomes shaded and forested, the beginning of your hike will take you through desert for about 45 minutes, so be prepared. I noticed that a lot of tourist looking folks walked in without water and...More

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Charline G
12 November 2015|
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Response from Vijaysinghdesimone | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it gets very windy in March/April and can be a bit chilly,but still lovely for a hike or visit. The homes are awesome and the landscape just breathtaking. Enjoy and be safe.