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Albuquerque: 10K Loop

Thanks to an abandoned highway plan, this close-to-town 6.3-mile loop remains rugged and wild–a perfect quick escape for summer evenings and Saturday mornings.

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Mapped by Bill Velasquez

To Trailhead

I-40 E to NM 14 N. Turn L onto NM 536 (Sandia Crest Rd.). Drive about 12 miles uphill to 10K trailhead. Park in lot on right.

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