A trip on the Sandia Peak Aerial Tramway transports you above deep canyons and breathtaking terrain a distance of 2.7 miles. See some of nature’s more dramatic beauty unfold before you. 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. Located on the eastern edge of Albuquerque in the Sandia Foothills at the end of Tramway Road.
Tramway: 505-856-7325 Group Rates for 20 or more: 505-856-6419 Sandia Ranger Station: 505-281-3304
DON'T HIKE ALONE. Bring plenty of water and notify someone of your route and destination. Weather conditions can change unexpectedly in the mountains which may cause the Tramway to close without notice.
For more information, contact the Sandia Ranger Station at 281-3304
Bikes and pets are NOT PERMITTED on the tramway
Temperatures at the top of the tramway can be as much as 30 DEGREES COOLER
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The hiking trails are all open and it is usually about 20 degrees cooler on top. Please be aware that weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains and that certain conditions may cause the Tramway to close without notice.
Fire Danger is still very high so be careful with fire and cigarettes.
The Tramway will be closed November 3 - 14, 2014 for scheduled fall maintenance. Reopening on the 14th at Noon.