Cibola National Forest


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Cibola National Forest

Address:2113 Osuna Rd NE, Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87113

Phone:505-346-3900
Fax:505-346-3901
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r3/cibola
Size: 1,949,637 acres.
Location:13 separate parcels in west and central New Mexico. Accessible by US 85, 66, and 60. Nearby cities/towns include Albuquerque, Datil, Gallup, Grants, Magdalena, Mountainair, and Socorro.
Facilities:Visitor center, 22 campgrounds, dispersed camping, picnic sites, ski area, trails, boat launches.
Activities:Camping, deer and antelope hunting, OHV riding, limited fishing, hiking, mountain biking, hang gliding, downhill skiing (at Sandia Peak).
Special Features:Forest includes the Datil, Gallinas, Magdalena, Bear, Manzano, Sandia, San Mateo, Mount Taylor, and Zuni mountains. Minutes east of downtown Albuquerque, an aerial tram travels from the desert floor to the top of the forest's 10,378-foot Sandia Peak. The 2.7-mile Sandia Peak Tram, said to be the world's longest aerial tram, offers riders an 11,000-square-mile panoramic view of New Mexico.

See other parks in New Mexico.
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For all you dreamers and homestead wannabes, we will be happy to share details of our lives now surrounded by the Cibola National Forest.
Taking the position as district ranger for the Cibola National Forest was a lateral, but welcome, move.
NEW MEXICO Capulin Snow-play Area, Cibola National Forest.
The second site (Placitas), a pinyon-juniper woodland site located in Sandoval County in the foothills of the Sandia Mountains, Cibola National Forest, approximately 30 km north of Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA (35[degrees] 16.
Campbell Ranch is ideally situated on the eastern slope of the Sandia Mountains, adjacent to the Cibola National Forest and about 35 minutes from Albuquerque's International Sunport.
This planting in Cibola National Forest will help to heal areas damaged by wildfires in 2007 and 2008.
Moving into the position as district ranger for the Cibola National Forest was a lateral, but welcome, move.
Outside, employees can enjoy picnic tables with built-in barbecues and hiking and bike trails adjacent to the Cibola National Forest.
What Las Humanas is doing is really important," says Vicky Estrada, the Mountainair District ranger for Cibola National Forest.
More than 100 members have just completed a 16-acre thinning project on the Cibola National Forest.
In the July/August 1988 issue of this magazine, Kay Mathews' FOCUS article, "Hammering Out the Cibola Plan," gave a bargaining-table account of six months of head-butting that resulted in the signing of a settlement agreement to a citizens' appeal of the Cibola National Forest Management Plan.