Directions to the SMNHC

** Please note that the SMNHC and its trails are not open to the public, except for special events and public days**

From Albuquerque, follow I-40 east through Tijeras Canyon. Take the Cedar Crest exit (175) and follow State Highway North 14 through Cedar Crest. Watch for the coffee shop on your left, approximately 3 miles from I-40. Turn left immediately after the coffee shop onto Columbine Lane. Follow Columbine Lane approximately 1 mile to the Center. Columbine Lane ends at the Center.

Sandia Mountain Natural History Center Address:
60 Columbine Lane
Cedar Crest, NM
Center Tel. Number: 281-5259

Mailing Address:
1801 Mountain Road NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104

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