Featured Events Spotlight

July 1-3, 2017
The 14th Annual Pork & Brew, New Mexico’s ORIGINAL Food Festival, will return to the Santa Ana Star Center. Experience the many varieties of BBQ and the “low and slow” cooking process that separates real BBQ from backyard grilling. Pork & Brew brings together the best food vendors from around the region, this three-day festival featuring BBQ, local craft bee...
July 4, 2017
Join the City of Albuquerque at Balloon Fiesta Park to celebrate our country's Independence Day! Enjoy free face painting, inflatables and more fun kids' activities. Grab a drink in the Microbrew Garden, with local beer, wine and spirits. Browse a massive food court of more than 30 food vendors with sweet and savory selections or relax with a great view of a...
Through August 27, 2017
From Billy the Kid to Breaking Bad, movies and television have portrayed and marketed our state into the present day. Guest curated by American cultural historian Paul Andrew Hutton, this pop culture exhibit includes westerns, war movies, comedy, and science fiction. IMAGE Lobby card, Kit Carson, 1928 Paramount Pictures Offset lithograph Courtesy Paul A. Hut...
Through August 31, 2017
Come cheer on the Albuquerque Isotopes in their 2017 season. The Albuquerque Isotopes are the Triple-A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies.
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Event Details
  • Time: 8:30am-10:30am
  • Admission: Free-please preregister

  • Location: Placitas Open Space

  • NM550/165, Placitas, NM 87043
  • Phone: 505-452-5222
  • Event Website

Placitas Open Space Hike

Hike in Placitas Open Space. A strenuous hike to one of Open Space’s outlying properties. Bring water and whatever you need for a comfortable hike. Pre-registration required 452-5222. Meet at 8:30 am. From Albuquerque, take I-25 north to Exit 242 (NM550/165). Turn right onto NM 165. Take the first left onto Frontage Rd. After 1.5 miles, turn right onto Camino Manzano. After 1.3 miles, turn left onto Santa Ana Loop. Take the first left onto Cloudview Ct. You will come to an unlocked BLM pipe gate, after which the road becomes gravel. Go through the gate (remember to close it behind you), and continue until the dirt road ends at the trail access.

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