2024-08-01–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupTree Spring to Pino Canyon Overlook – Sandia Mountain East Thu, 2024-08-01 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Lush forest, wildflowers in season. Cautions: Difficult footing due to exposed tree roots and rocky rough trail. Hiking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may READ MORE

2024-07-18–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupLower San Antonio to Cave – Jemez Mountains Thu, 2024-07-18 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Acres of wildflowers in the meadows and some fish to be seen in the creek. Also a cave. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the READ MORE

2024-07-04–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupNo Hike, Center Closed – Albuquerque Thu, 2024-07-04 @ Variation: Holiday Highlights: Cautions: None Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, and download the hike GPS files. Hike Leader(s):   Van Driver(s): READ MORE

2024-06-20–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupTecolote – Balsam Glade – Capulin – Sandia Mountain East Thu, 2024-06-20 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: A combination of three short hikes. Terrific views and abundant wildflowers in season. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead READ MORE

2024-06-06–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupContinental Divide Trail Near Echo Canyon – Ghost Ranch Thu, 2024-06-06 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: CDT trail is well marked with a moderately steep ascent through a ponderosa pine forest with views to the north. Turn around is at Salazar Tank but the hike could be as long as desired. READ MORE

2024-05-23–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupPonderosa Trail At Juan Tomas – Cedro Peak Thu, 2024-05-23 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Grass and wildflower meadows; ponderosa, juniper, pinon forest Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the actual hike, READ MORE

2024-05-09–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupAtalaya Mountain – Santa Fe Thu, 2024-05-09 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: This challenging hike climbs through pinon scrub and rust-red ponderosa pine before topping out 2,000 feet above Santa Fe. Cautions: Steep; hiking poles are recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may READ MORE

2024-04-25–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupRed Rocks Crossover – Northwest New Mexico Thu, 2024-04-25 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Great far views from Pyramid and lots of formations and mesas to be seen on the crossover and back down from Church Rock. Cautions: The use of hiking poles is recommended. The use of a GPS for READ MORE

2024-04-11–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupABQ Art, History, Architecture: Downtown-Old Town – Albuquerque Thu, 2024-04-11 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Stroll through downtown and Old Town Albuquerque to see public art, sculpture, architecture and historic features. Cautions: Bring your smaller packs–at the Federal Courthouse we will be going through security, and a huge pack is inconvenient. READ MORE

2024-03-28–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupAh-shi-sle-pah Badlands – Northwest New Mexico Thu, 2024-03-28 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Hundreds of hoodoos and other formations in this Wilderness Study Area. Cautions: Some difficult terrain and steep pitches. Trekking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike READ MORE

2024-03-28–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupAh-shi-sle-pah Badlands – Northwest New Mexico Thu, 2024-03-28 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Hundreds of hoodoos and other formations in this Wilderness Study Area. Cautions: Some difficult terrain and steep pitches. Trekking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike READ MORE

2024-03-28–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupAh-shi-sle-pah Badlands – Northwest New Mexico Thu, 2024-03-28 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Hundreds of hoodoos and other formations in this Wilderness Study Area. Cautions: Some difficult terrain and steep pitches. Trekking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike READ MORE

2024-03-14–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupRio Grande Nature Center To Tingley Beach – Albuquerque Thu, 2024-03-14 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Pleasant stroll along the Rio Grande ending at Tingley Beach with ducks and colorful sculptures. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, READ MORE

2024-02-29–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupWhite Mesa – West Loop – Ojito Thu, 2024-02-29 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Spectacular views of the canyon and the Nacimiento uplift. Active seeps. Cautions: Some steep sections, so hiking poles are helpful. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike READ MORE

2024-02-15–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupDomingo Baca To Waterfall – Sandia Mountain West Thu, 2024-02-15 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Good views of Mt. Taylor, Cabezon, and the Ladrones. A babbling brook makes for a pleasant hike. In spring, even a waterfall! Cautions: Trekking poles will be helpful for the one steep section near the top. READ MORE

2024-02-01–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupValle de Oro – Albuquerque Thu, 2024-02-01 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: In the winter see lots of migrating cranes and geese as well as some hawks, eagles and domestic animals nearby. A nice hike along the Bosque. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page READ MORE

2024-01-18–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupRio Rancho Bosque – Rio Rancho Thu, 2024-01-18 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: Bluff views of the river, wander among the cottonwoods. In the fall there is great color. Sandhill cranes and ducks may be seen on the river. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web READ MORE

2024-01-04–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupCorrales Bosque North – Corrales Thu, 2024-01-04 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: In the fall there is Cottonwood color, and in winter Sandhill Cranes along the Rio Grande. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how READ MORE

2024-01-04–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupCorrales Bosque North – Corrales Thu, 2024-01-04 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: In the fall there is Cottonwood color, and in winter Sandhill Cranes along the Rio Grande. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how READ MORE

2024-01-04–BCSC – Hike Notice

Bear Canyon Senior Center Hiking GroupCorrales Bosque North – Corrales Thu, 2024-01-04 @ 8:15 AM Highlights: In the fall there is Cottonwood color, and in winter Sandhill Cranes along the Rio Grande. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how READ MORE