Directions

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

From Albuquerque:

I-40 east through Tijeras Canyon. 

Cedar Crest exit (175) and follow State Highway North 14 into Cedar Crest. 

Watch for the pet groomer's on your left (tall yellow sign), approximately 3 miles from I-40

Turn left immediately after the pet groomer's onto Columbine Lane. Follow Columbine Lane approximately 1/2 mile to the Center. 

Columbine Lane ends at the Center.

Visitor Parking is to the left after entering the grounds.


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


60 Columbine Ln