MetroABQ Newsletter -- Fall Edition

MetroABQ Newsletter -- Fall Edition
by Chris Lucas

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Sandia Mountain's Largest Rock Formation: The Shield

Sandia Mountain's Largest Rock Formation: The Shield
by Chris Lucas

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Where Are Evergreen Hills & Tierra Monte?

Where Are Evergreen Hills & Tierra Monte?
by Chris Lucas

Where are these tiny mountain enclaves? The scenic way to get to Tierra Monte & Evergreen Hills is to start on Tramway Blvd. Tramway is the easternmost (road) arterial in Albuquerque proper, running north & south along the length of the Sandia Mountain Foothills. Numerous neighborhoods dot the Foothills, starting at the Four Hills Community in the south. As you head north along Tramway, you pass other prominent Foothills neighborhoods like Supper Rock, Embudo Canyon, Kachina Hills, Glenwood Hills, High Desert & the neighborhoods that make up Sandia Heights.
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La Cueva Picnic Area Civilian Conservation Corps Structures

La Cueva Picnic Area Civilian Conservation Corps Structures
by Chris Lucas

The La Cueva Picnic area in the Cibola National Forest. Read More


Sandia Heights Homeowners Map

Sandia Heights Homeowners Map
by Chris Lucas

I love maps! This one shows all the residential lots in Sandia Heights, a bedroom community nestled in the Sandia Mountain Foothills, on the northeastern edge of the MetroABQ. The blue lots often hover upwards of around three quarters of an acre & there are almost 400 of them. As the community is not in the city of Albuquerque, it has a water association. Read More


MetroABQ Open Space Foothills Trail Map

MetroABQ Open Space Foothills Trail Map
by Chris Lucas

I love maps! The MetroABQ has 24,000 acres of dedicated Open Space land surrounding the city. Of that over 2,600 acres of it sit along the east-side Foothills, from Four Hills & Tijeras Canyon, north up past the Elena Gallegos Open Space, near the Sandia Peak Tramway.  Read More