Sandia Crest Byway, Sandia Park

#4 of 12 in Scenic Drive in New Mexico
Scenic Drive · Tourist Spot
The Sandia Crest House is a New Mexico treasure perched atop 10,678 feet of majestic mountain terrain. Enjoy our 2-mile-high cafe and coffee house, extraordinary views and local gifts, all served with a side of serenity, just minutes from Albuquerque.

The windows provide more than just views of incredible scenery. They are also a place to put that fancy camera or regular phone to work snapping pictures of birds, squirrels, and more!
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  • Beautiful area. 360 degree panoramic views. You could see 50-100 miles on a clear day. Somewhat of a hike getting up there by car but totally worth it.  more »
  • The views at the top were absolutely beautiful! If you have visited the Sandia Peak Tramway, the byway will actually take you even higher into the mountains! You can actually see the tram wires from.....  more »

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