Turquoise Trail

National Scenic BywayNew Mexico
Length 62.0 mi / 99.8 km
Time to Allow Take two hours, including backtracking, to drive the byway.

There are no fees for driving the byway.

Believed to be an ancient path, Turquoise Trail travels between Albuquerque and Santa Fe. The natural geological formations found here are like nowhere else on Earth. See nature up-close in the Cibola National Forest and Sandia Mountain Wilderness Area. Appreciate the distinctive, artistic communities of Madrid and Los Cerrillos.

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