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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  • Hundreds of trails on both the east & west side of the mountain. The trails range in difficulty from very easy to strenuous. In the winter, I prefer to hike the west side of the mountain, the...  more »
  • This of course is the desert. Make sure you take enough water and have sunscreen even in winter. We had a wonderful hike with some snow at higher elevations. Went to see the birds and found...  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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