Fall Colors

Road into Cibola National Forest in the Fall

The leaves have begun to change colors in the Sandia and Manzano mountains.

Manzano Mountains

As of 10/10/18, changes are happening fast. The Manzano Mountains are at about 70% of peak.  The best road to view the changes is HWY 55 to FR55 through 4th of July campground. Please be aware that the weather is hard to predict and changes can occur suddenly.

Sandia Mountains

The Aspen Trees and Oak brush are beginning to turn at about 10,000 feet. The road to Sandia Crest provides beaurtiful views of the change. Ellis Trail, Survey Trail or the North Crest Trail to the Del Agua Lookout (largest Aspen Grove) provide great viewing opportunities as well.





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