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.