Please join us today, and work with us as we make history, building the first “A Park Above” in Rio Rancho/ Albuquerque area. Volunteer. Many volunteers are needed to become Park Ambassadors! A Park Ambassador must go through a certification class and background checks as you are working with children.
Go on thrilling rides, get soaked, win a prize — just some of the best things to do in Albuquerque with the kids at Cliff’s Amusement Park. Visit us today! Go on thrilling rides, get soaked, win a prize — just some of the best things to do in Albuquerque with the kids at Cliff’s Amusement Park.
Downtown Albuquerque is in the midst of a major multimillion-dollar revitalization. Here you will find bustling nightlife along Central Avenue (former Route 66), including many nightclubs, theaters and restaurants. The Albuquerque Convention Center is located downtown and is close to several major hotels.
The El Vado is historically significant for its association with automobile tourism along Route 66; its role as an auto court in defining Albuquerque’s growth, appearance, and image; and its picturesque architectural style designed to attract tourism and immerse travelers in the exoticism and mystique of the Southwest. It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.
Summer Music in Old Town. Every weekend from May to August Old Town is the best place to be. With beautiful plazas, great food, unique local shops, and live music on the gazebo, it is the perfect way to spend a day with friends and loved ones. In October, be sure to visit Old Town for special performances throughout Balloon Fiesta week.
The Indian Pueblo Cultural Center is not responsible for any violation of copyright law by a photographer. Questions about filming and photography should be referred to the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center’s Marketing Department. For assistance during your visit or for questions about our policies, please contact Guest Relations at 1-866-855-7902.
La Luz Trail is a 13.3 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Bernalillo, New Mexico that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
The Maxwell Museum is the oldest public museum in Albuquerque and actively supports and enhances the University of New Mexico’s mission of education, research and public service. While its primary emphasis on the American Southwest, the Museum's collections are worldwide in scope.
The National Museum of Nuclear Science & History (formerly named National Atomic Museum) is a national repository of nuclear science information chartered by the 102nd United States Congress under Public Law 102-190, and located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
OUR MISSION: The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science preserves and interprets the distinctive natural and scientific heritage of our state through extraordinary collections, research, exhibits and programs designed to ignite a passion for lifelong learning.
Pino Trail is a 8.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Chelwood Park, New Mexico that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as difficult. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round.
Old Town is the historic original town site of Albuquerque, New Mexico, laid out by Spanish colonists in the 1700s. It is listed on the New Mexico State Register of Cultural Properties as the Old Albuquerque Historic District, and is protected by a special historic zoning designation by the city.
Albuquerque's premiere multi-use trail, the Paseo del Bosque Trail, goes from the north to the south edges of the metro area through the Rio Grande's cottonwood bosque (forest). Trail Highlights. 16 miles of paved multi-use trails uninterrupted by roadways. Parking and access points.
Rio Grande Nature Center State Park Located on the Rio Grande flyway, the park offers excellent birdwatching opportunities throughout the year. There are indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas overlooking ponds, and trail access to the Rio Grande.
Zoo to You and Outreach Programs; Rent the Zoo for Special Events; For Families; Jobs & Volunteering; Upcoming Events. Visit the ABQ BioPark Calendar. Amazon Wish Lists. The NM BioPark Society has set up several Amazon wish lists for the ABQ BioPark Zoo's residents.
At sunset the desert skies produce a spectacular array of color, and your vantage point from the observation deck atop 10,378 foot Sandia Peak in the Cibola National Forest affords an 11,000 square-mile panoramic view of the Rio Grande Valley and the Land of Enchantment.
Sasebo Japanese Garden Built in honor of Sasebo, one of Albuquerque's Sister Cities. Built in honor of Sasebo, one of Albuquerque's Sister Cities, the four-acre Sasebo Japanese Garden hosts a majestic waterfall, an elegant koi pond and a mixture of Japanese and local plants.
The Unser Racing Museum Store Find hundreds of items in the store, including Unser Racing apparel, hats, t-shirts, jackets, books, souvenirs, and so much more. Brick Campaign Buy an engraved brick for yourself, or a loved one, and become a permanent part of museum history. Membership Join Team Unser and start enjoying your benefits.
Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge, located just south of Albuquerque, New Mexico' s downtown area (within the city limits); is the first Urban Wildlife Refuge in our State. The Refuge works to restore the Rio Grande River. Environmental Education, Workshops, Tours, and Events (free to the public) are provided at the Refuge.