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Mesa Prieta Canyon Hike

  • Presented By: Albuquerque Open Space-Mesa Prieta Canyon
  • Dates: July 15, 2018
  • Location: Meeting directions given on registration
  • Meeting directions given on registration, Albuquerque, NM 87120
  • Phone: (505) 452-5205
  • Time: 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM
  • Price: Free (please preregister)
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Mesa Prieta, meaning ‘dark mesa’, is a thirty-six square mile mesa extending twelve miles in a northeasterly direction. Over 100,000 examples of rock images are estimated to exist on the mesa in addition to other archaeological features.

Mesa Prieta Canyon. A strenuous hike in a little traveled area of the Petroglyph Monument led by Bill Pentler. Pre-registration Required 505-452-5205.

Open Space Sunday Hikes and Activities: Each Sunday through August 26, Albuquerque Open Space offers knowledgeable guides and members of our community to lead explorations and offer demonstrations in an assortment of fields and specialties. See for a complete list of weekly events. Sites and times vary—for information call Kyle at 505-452-5205 or email