2024-07-24–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupCarlito Springs Open Space – Sandia Mountain South Wed, 2024-07-24 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: It is worth the short trip to see the lovely rock-lined pools and historic structures. The trail itself is well laid-out with interesting terrain, enough hills for exercise, and excellent views. Cautions: None. Web READ MORE

2024-07-10–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupCalaveras Canyon – Big Side Canyon – Jemez Mountains Wed, 2024-07-10 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A chance to see the Calaveras “skulls” – face to face! Wildflowers, rock formations, green valley. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view READ MORE

2024-06-26–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupWinsor Trail to Nambe Lake – Sangre De Cristos Wed, 2024-06-26 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A strenuous hike through lush aspen forest enroute to Nambe Lake. Cautions: Trekking poles recommended for steep climb to and from lake. High altitude; not recommended for hikers with respiratory disorders. Web Page: READ MORE

2024-06-12–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupSan Gregorio Reservoir Long – San Pedro Parks Wed, 2024-06-12 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Walk through mature aspen and evergreen forest, passing a picturesque reservoir. Then climb following a creek to high meadows filled with wildflowers. Cautions: Numerous downed trees to scramble over and marshy areas with saplings READ MORE

2024-05-29–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupBattleship Rock to McCauley Hot Springs – Jemez Mountains Wed, 2024-05-29 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Walk among huge obsidian boulders and look down on Battleship Rock and river gorge. Bathe in upper or lower pools. Check out a waterfall at hike’s end. Cautions: Hiking sticks and bathing suit READ MORE

2024-05-01–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupLower La Luz To La Cueva Overlook – Sandia Mountain West Wed, 2024-05-01 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Good views to the west and down into La Cueva Canyon. Cautions: Trekking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the READ MORE

2024-04-17–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupDale Ball Trails – Sierra del Norte West – Santa Fe Wed, 2024-04-17 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: This is the northern section of the extensive Dale Ball Trails. We will explore sections on both sides of Hyde Park Road. The Dale Ball system is well-marked with maps at READ MORE

2024-04-03–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupOld Cuba Road – Overlook Loop – Cuba Wed, 2024-04-03 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Interesting sandstone formations, hike along mesa edge with wildflowers and views of the Jemez to the east. Cautions: Steep section up to and down from overlook. Hiking poles recommended. Several fence crossings (over/under). Web READ MORE

2024-03-20–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupCancelled – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-03-20 @ 8:30 AM 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): Orillia Driver  Van Driver(s): READ MORE

2024-03-20–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupManzano Open Space – Twin Peaks South – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-03-20 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: TBD Cautions: TBD 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 READ MORE

2024-03-06–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupGolden Open Space – Bike Trails & Arroyos – Golden Wed, 2024-03-06 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A variation that includes (1) all of the Mesa Bike Trail, (2) all of the main arroyo, and (3) all of the side Arroyo Seco. Colorful rocks and great views. Cautions: Hiking READ MORE

2024-02-21–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking Group Otero Canyon West Loop – Cedro Peak Wed, 2024-02-21 @ 8:30 AMHighlights: A well-marked forested trail along the ridges of the Manzanita Mountain foothills close to Albuquerque. Cautions: In winter, the trail may be covered with snow/ice. Therefore, hike trekking poles and/or boot traction devices are highly READ MORE

2024-02-07–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupMichael Emery to Elena Gallegos Loop – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-02-07 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Cautions: Watch for bicycles. 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 READ MORE

2024-01-24–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupLower La Luz to Saddle – Sandia Mountain West Wed, 2024-01-24 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Good views to the west. Cautions: Trekking poles recommended. Web Page: Click here to go to the hike web page where you may view the hike map, trailhead directions, how to do the READ MORE

2024-01-10–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupTingley Beach South to Bridge – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-01-10 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A fun walk along the river and through the trees to several ponds. You may see a bald eagle, some cranes, and many ducks and geese. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to READ MORE

2024-01-10–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupTingley Beach South to Bridge – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-01-10 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A fun walk along the river and through the trees to several ponds. You may see a bald eagle, some cranes, and many ducks and geese. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to READ MORE

2024-01-10–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupTingley Beach South to Bridge – Albuquerque Wed, 2024-01-10 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A fun walk along the river and through the trees to several ponds. You may see a bald eagle, some cranes, and many ducks and geese. Cautions: None. Web Page: Click here to go to READ MORE

2023-12-27–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupOtero Canyon East Loop – Cedro Peak Wed, 2023-12-27 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A well-marked forested trail along the ridges of the Manzanita Mountain foothills close to Albuquerque. Cautions: In winter, the trail may be covered with snow/ice. Therefore, hike trekking poles and/or boot traction devices are highly READ MORE

2023-12-27–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupOtero Canyon East Loop – Cedro Peak Wed, 2023-12-27 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: A well-marked forested trail along the ridges of the Manzanita Mountain foothills close to Albuquerque. Cautions: In winter, the trail may be covered with snow/ice. Therefore, hike trekking poles and/or boot traction devices are highly READ MORE

2023-12-13–PDSCW – Hike Notice

Palo Duro Senior Center – Wednesday Hiking GroupMichael Emery to Elena Gallegos – Albuquerque Wed, 2023-12-13 @ 8:30 AM Highlights: Cautions: Watch for bicycles. 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 READ MORE