Cibola National Forest, Albuquerque

4.8
#9 of 22 in Parks in Albuquerque
The National Forest Foundation, chartered by Congress, engages Americans in community-based and national programs that promote the health and public enjoyment of the 193-million-acre National Forest System, administers private gifts of funds and land for the benefit of the National Forests. http://www.nationalforests.org/

The Forest Service manages a system of 155 national forests, 20 national grasslands, and 222 research and experimental forests, as well as other special areas, covering more than 192 million acres of public land. The Forest Service has evolved into a 30,000 employee agency that manages the national forests for a number of multiple uses, including recreation, timber, wilderness, minerals, water, grazing, fish, and wildlife.
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  • Strawberry canyon is an easy hike. You park at the trailhead and put on your hat and go. Well marked. An easy trail. We walked an hour in and followed the numbers 1-12. We never reached the observatio...  more »
  • Hwy 536 to the top is worth it, even when it was as icy, snowy (3+ Ft in places), and Cold (32F at the very top of 10,600 ft) Veiws are staggering right down to the City of Albuquerque.  more »
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  • This is a great place to visit. Tall stately trees. Fascinating rock formations. Gorgeous Rivers. You never know what you're going to see next. Solitude. They even have naturally-growing wild potatoes. And all for free.
  • When looking for spectacular parts of the western United States, this spectacular Forest should not be overlooked. The varying elevations and vegetation are spectacular sites. If you look in the right places you will find all kinds of wildlife. Forest service does a good job here and you can expect a pleasant stay. Don't miss it.

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