Albuquerque North / Bernalillo KOA

555 South Hill Road

Bernalillo, NM 87004

Reserve: 800-562-3616

Info: 505-867-5227

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Local Area Attractions

New Mexico is rich with activities! Everything from A-Z you will find right here in Albuquerque and the neighboring areas. Make your trip a trip to remember and customize it to fit your personality. We hope that you will find this Local Attractions page to be a helpful guide during your stay with us!

Sandia Peak Tram Photo

Sandia Peak Tram

30 Tramway Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87122
505-856-6544

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 natures 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 off of Tramway Rd..

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Rio Grande Zoo Photo

Rio Grande Zoo

903 Tenth SW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
505-768-2000

Take a walk on the wild side with a trip to our beautiful 64-acre Albuquerque Zoo! See over 250 species of exotic and native animals. Ride the zoo train or camel, and watch the daily  Giraffe, Polar Bear, Seal and Sea Lion, and Crocodile feedings just to name a few. Open daily, 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m. Admission is charged.

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Albuquerque Museum of Art & History Photo

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History

2000 Mountain NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-243-7255

Albuquerque Museum of Art & History is a continually-evolving display of art, artifacts and photographs depicting the richness of New Mexico culture. Since they change the exhibits frequently, theres always something new to see. The museum also offers special tours of Casa San Ysidro in Corrales, an Old Town walking tour, and a docent-guided tour of the outdoor sculpture garden. Click for admission details.

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Albuquerque Natural History Museum Photo

Albuquerque Natural History Museum

1801 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-841-2800

The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science is a natural history and science museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico near Old Town Albuquerque. The Museum was founded in 1986.The Museum's permanent exhibit halls illustrate a "journey through time", covering the birth of the Universe(13.6 billion years ago) to the Ice Age(10,000 years ago). The eight journey through time halls are as follows: Origins, Dawn of the Dinosaurs, Jurassic Super Giants, New Mexico's Seacoast, Age of Volcanoes, Evolving Grasslands, Cave Experience, and New Mexico's Ice Age. Hours are 9:00 am-5:00 pm Everyday (Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day). Click here for Admission Details.

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Rio Grande Nature Center Photo

Rio Grande Nature Center

2901 Candelaria NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
505-344-7240

The Rio Grande Nature Center is a non-profit organization that supports the Nature Center's mission to preserve and protect the Rio Grande bosque, to educate the public about Rio Grande ecosystems, and to foster positive human interactions with those systems. Experience the living environment of more than 270 acres of riverside forests and meadows. All manner of birds and migratory fowl can be seen year-round. Enjoy strolling along two miles of trails, bird-watching, and studying desert creatures and wildflowers. Visit the Nature Center online for more information.

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Gathering of Nations Pow Wow Photo

Gathering of Nations Pow Wow

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Avenida Cesar Chaves
Albuquerque, NM 87106
505-836-2810

North America's largest pow wow and Native American competition featuring Indian singing and dancing with more than 3,000 participants, isles of shopping, and native foods and music. The event will be held at the UNM Arena and lasts all day and night Friday, April 25th and Saturday, April 26th. http://www.gatheringofnations.com/

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Pueblo Days: Spring art market Photo

Pueblo Days: Spring art market

Apr 24 - 27, 2014
2401 12th St. N.W.
Albuquerque, NM 87104
505-843-7270

Daily events at the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center including Native American dance performances, films, an art market and more.

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Albuquerque Renaissance Fair Photo

Albuquerque Renaissance Fair

Apr 26, 2014, 9am - 5pm
9201 Balloon Museum Dr. N.E.,
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-768-6020

Join the City of Albuquerque and the Society for Creative Anachronism for the Albuquerque Renaissance Faire! Enjoy food, music, archery, fencing, arts, and activities all recreated from the Middle Ages.

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26th Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival Photo

26th Annual Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival

May 17 - 18, 2014
5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-768-5366

The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games brings to New Mexico a celebration of the lifeways, traditions, cultural heritage and contributions of the Celtic nations to our American life. The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games assembles an ever shifting kaleidoscope of Celtic song, dance, traditional clothing, foods, language revival, stories, poetry, humor, history, traditional and Celtic inspired music from the famous Highland war pipes to incomparable delicacy of the harp highland games, and other Celtic sports such as rugby, hurling and Gaelic football, to New Mexico.

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Albuquerque Wine Festival Photo

Albuquerque Wine Festival

May 24 - 26, 2014
5000 Balloon Fiesta Pkwy.
Albuquerque, NM 87113
505-768-5366

Bringing together wineries from around the state, food, arts and crafts vendors, and live music in a relaxed setting, the Albuquerque Wine Festival is the place to be Memorial weekend! Find the wines you like through sampling, purchase a glass to enjoy on site and buy bottles to take home to enjoy later. The New Mexico Wine Growers Association (NMWGA) will be hosting the Albuquerque Wine Festival at Balloon Fiesta Park again on Memorial Day Weekend. The annual event will showcase a wide variety of award-winning New Mexico wines in a relaxed, park-like setting with live music, international food and crafts vendors.

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