Pino Trail 140

Area Status: Closed

Pino Trail 140 is 4.7 miles long. It begins at Pino-Elena Gallegos Trailhead, on the edge of  Elena Gallegos Picnic Area and ends at Crest Trail 130.

  • Cell phone coverage is not guaranteed.
  •  It is the recreationist’s responsibility to use a map
  • The trail is open for the following uses: Hiking, Horseback Riding -scout trail first
  • Please refer to the map links below to plan your course.

Open Space Map: Look for the Foothills Trail Map - Indian School and Sandia Mountain Trail Guide

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed due to extreme fire danger
Fees: There is a small fee to park your car at Elena Gallegos Picnic Area. ($1.00 on weekdays and $2.00 on weekends - please pay at the guard shack).
  • If you recreate in the Sandias or other national lands on a regular basis, you might consider purchasing one of the America the Beautiful Passes or the Sandia Annual Pass at the locations listed below.
Open Season: Open year round
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: No
Restroom: Yes at Elena Gallegos Picnic Area
Passes: Click here to Purchase America the Beautiful Passes or contact the locations listed below. **Sandia Amenity Passes can be purchased at locations marked with asterisks.
  • **The Sandia Ranger Station, 11776 Highway 337, Tijeras, NM 87059, 505-281-3304
  • **The Cibola Supervisor's Office, 2113 Osuna Rd, Albuquerque, NM 87113, 505-346-3900
  • The SW Regional Office, 333 Broadway SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, 505-842-3898 (does not carry $30.00 Sandia Amenity passes)
  • **REI, 1550 Mercantile Ave NE; Albuquerque, NM 87107  (REI does not carry America the Beautiful Passes)

General Information


Take Tramway Boulevard to Simms Park Road. Turn east, toward the mountains, and continue up Simms Park Road, which leads into Elena Gallegos Picnic Area. Pay your fee at the guard station and ask for a map to help you along your way.

(MVUM) Official Motor Vehicle Use Map - North

More About Bears

Living With Large Predators in New Mexico

About the Civilian Conservation Corps

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Horse Riding

 You may want to scout the trail before riding it.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


  Area/Length : 
4.7 miles

  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation : 
6,460 ft - 9,230 ft