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Albuquerque Area Guide to Parks

Because we’re raising littles, we all know the importance of parks. And finding a good park that fits your family is a parenting necessity. Luckily for us, Albuquerque is FULL of parks ready to become your new go-to hang spot. We’ve broken it up into five different sections to make it easier to find a park near you.    

Park Guide                                 

We are grateful to Diane Diaz for sponsoring this ultimate guide to parks in the Albuquerque area. Looking for an amazing house near one of these parks? Diane Diaz has you covered for all of your real estate needs. 

How to use this guide:

Click on each of the tabs below for a park guide specific to that area of town. This will be your greatest resource for all things parks! Did we miss something? Let us know by emailing [email protected]lbuquerquemomsblog.com.

Team Favorite: North Domingo Baca Park

7521 Carmel Ave NE 87113

Major Cross Streets: Wyoming & Paseo Del Norte

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment: Rock Climbing Wall, teeter totter, slides, regular and baby swings, balance equipment, climbing equipment

Additional Features: Exercise “machines”, tennis courts, table tennis, skate park area, benches, large grassy area, racquetball area, dog park, picnic tables, walking path

North Domingo Baca

Team Favorite: Wade Circle Park

1101 Wade NE 87112

Major Cross Streets: Lomas & Eubank

Shade: Tree shade

Playground Equipment: Swings, climbing equipment

Additional Features: Tucked in a neighborhood, benches, grassy area, wood chips

Academy Hills Park

9709 Layton Ave NE 87111

Major Cross Streets: Juan Tabo & Eubank

Shade: Shade structures and tree shade

Playground Equipment:  Separate play area for younger kids, regular swings and baby swings, slides, bars to hang on

Additional Features: Walking trail, shaded picnic tables, sanded playground, large grassy area

Other NE Parks

Altura Park | Morningside Dr. & Hannett Ave.

Alvarado Park | Alvarado Dr. & Haines Ave.

Arroyo Del Oso Park | Osuna Rd. & Wyoming Blvd.

Aztec Park | Moon St. & Cherokee Rd.

Balloon Fiesta Park | Lift off Ln. & Baggie Drop

Barstow Park | Barstow St. & Liberty Dr. 

Bataan Park | Amherst Dr. & Lomas Blvd.

Bel-Air/Miramontes Park | Phoenix Ave. & Morningside Dr.

Bianchetti Park | Granite Ave. & La Charles Dr.

Cardwell Park | Comanche Rd. & Cherokee Rd. 

Chelwood Park | Nakomis Dr. & Fruit Ave.

Conchas Park | Lexington Ave. & Parsifal St.

Crestview Heights Park | Chandelle Loop & Chandelle Ct.

Cutler Park | Cutler Ave. & Pennsylvania St.

Don Juan de Onate Park | Chelwood Park Blvd. & Brentwood Hills Blvd.

Ed Leslie Park | Montgomery Ave. & Maria Dr.

El Oso Grande Park | Morris St. & Osuna Rd. 

Embudo Hills Park | Monte Verde Dr. & Lomas Blvd. 

Ernie Taylor Park | Pitt St. & Gutierrez Rd.

Fox Memorial Park | Marquette Ave. & Valencia Dr. 

Grisham Park | Tiley Dr. & Hoyle Rd. 

Heritage Hills Park | Ventura Ave. & Redmont Rd

High Desert Park | Academy Rd. & Cortaderia St.

Hoffman Park | Mesa Linda Dr. & Phoenix Ave. 

Holiday Park | Comanche Rd. & Chelwood Dr.

Hyder Park | Richmond Dr. & Pershing Ave. 

Inez Park | Wyoming Pl. & Wisconsin St. 

Jade Park | Ray St. & San Francisco Rd. 

Jeanne Bellamah Park | Summer Ave. & Tomasita St. 

Jerry Cline Park | Louisiana Blvd. & Constitution Ave. 

Kiva Park | Arvilla Ave. & Palomas Dr. 

La Paloma Park | Moon St. & Canyon Run Rd. 

La Palomita Park | La Camila Rd. & La Sala Grande

Lauren C. Boles Park | Skyview Ave. & Parkview Pl. 

Liner Park | Comanche Rd. & Calle Castano 

Loma del Norte Park | Burke St. & Raymond Dr. 

Loma del Rey Park | Comanche Rd. & Erbbe St.

Los Altos Park | Lomas Blvd. & Eubank Blvd. 

Luecking Park | Amherst Pl. & Tulane Dr. 

Lynnewood Park | Nakomis Dr. & Los Arbolas Ave. 

Martineztown Park | Broadway Blvd. & Hannett Ave.

Martinez-Santa Barbara Park | Roma Ave. & Edith Blvd.

Matheson Park | Lexington Ave. & Morris St.

McDuffie “Hidden” Park | Mackland Ave. & Solano Dr. 

Mesa Verde Park | Marquette Ave. & Pennsylvania St

Montgomery Park | Comanche Rd. & Palomas Dr. 

Netherwood Park | Princeton Rd. & Morrow Dr. 

New Kimo Park | San Mateo Blvd. & Cutler Ave. 

Nor Este Park | Wyoming Blvd. & Oakland Ave. 

Novella Park | Prairie Rd. & Chama St. 

Paseo De Estrella Park | Vista Monte Dr. & Sidewinder Dr. 

Piedra Lisa Park | Menaul Blvd. & Punta De Vista Dr. 

Quigley Park | San Pedro Dr. & Claremont Ave.

Quintessence Park | Quintessence Rd. & Tuolon Dr. 

Rancho de Palomas Park | Palomas Park Ave. & Wyoming Blvd. 

Ross Enchanted Park | Algodones St. & Phoenix Ave. 

Rotary Park | Quintana Dr. & Wallace St. 

Sandia Vista Park | Chico Rd. & Jane St. 

Santa Barbara Park | Rosemont Ave. & Edith Blvd. 

Sister Cities Park | Harper Dr. & McKinney Dr. 

Snow Heights Park | Constitution Ave. & Katie St. 

Snow Park | Indian School Rd. & Parsifal Dr. 

Stardust Skies Park | Pennsylvania St. & Bellrose Ave. 

Spruce Park | Roma Ave. & Spruce St.

Summer Hills Park | Algodones St. & Summer Ave. 

Summit Park | Constitution Ave. & Bryn Mawr Dr. 

Sunset Canyon Park | Calle De Carino & Larchmont Dr. 

Supper Rock Park | Monte Alto Pl. & Monte Largo Dr. 

Tom Bolack Urban Forest Park | Dakota St. & Zimmerman Ave. 

Villela Park/Lippid Park | Monroe St. & Cherokee Rd. 

Vineyard Park | Mendocino Dr. & Mendocino Ct. 

Vista Del Norte Park | Vista Del Norte Dr. & Osuna Rd. 

Vista Verde Park | Hannett Ave. & Hannett Pl. 

Wildflower Park | San Mateo Blvd. & Modesto Ave. 

Thank you to Katie Sacoman for her contribution to the NE Park Guide. 

Team Favorite: Columbus Park

5231 Guadalupe Trail NW 87107

Major Cross Streets: Guadalupe Trail & Griegos Rd. 

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment: Themed play structure

Additional Features: Basketball courts, tennis courts, tables

Columbus Park

Team Favorite: Eagle Ranch Park

9608 Benton St. NW 87114

Major Cross Streets: Eagle Ranch & Irving

Shade: Tree shade

Playground Equipment: Play structure, swings

Additional Features: Basketball courts, tennis courts, tables, walking path

Mariposa Basin Park

6401 Taylor Ranch Dr. NW 87120

Major Cross Streets: Taylor Ranch & Montano 

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment:  Toddler play area, swings, slides

Additional Features: Basketball court, baseball fields, pond, tables, grills, restrooms, bike trails, workout area

Mariposa ParkOther NW Parks

Avalon Park | 90th St. & Starboard Rd

Bellrose Park | 6th St. & Bellrose Ave. 

Briar Ridge Park | Briar Ridge Ave. & Ventana Ranch Rd. 

Chantilly Park | Chantilly Rd. & Arrowhead Ave. 

Columbus Park | Guadalupe Trail & Douglas MacArthur Rd.

Coronado Park | Indian School Rd. & 2nd St. 

Country Hills Park | Los Prados Rd. & Valle Verde Rd. 

Country Meadows Park | Ventana Village Rd. & Universe Blvd. 

Dulcinea Park | Don Juan Loop & Don Quixote Dr.

East Atrisco Kimbar | Miami Rd. & Sea Breeze St. 

El Rancho Atrisco Park | Los Tretos St. & Ladera Rd.

Four H Park | Menaul Ave. & Prospect Ave. 

Goodrich Park | Delamar Pl. & Delamar Ave. 

Graves Park | Cutler Ave. & 9th St. 

Grecian Park | Grecian Ave. & Callie Diez

Hunter’s Run Park | Dunbar St. & Chandler Dr. 

Krogh Park | Frederick Pl. & Frederick Ct. 

Las Marcadas Park II | Paseo Del Norte & Golf Course Rd. 

Laurelwood Park | Teakwood Dr. & Eastwood Ave. 

Lavaland Park | Coors Blvd. & Avalon Rd. 

Los Duranes Park | Gabaldon Rd. & Leopoldo Rd

Los Tomases Park | Phoenix Dr. & Los Tomases Ave. 

Mary Fox Park | Roma Ave. & 13th St. 

Matthew Meadows Park | Mateo Prado & Matthew Ave.

Paradise Meadows Park | San Gregorio Dr. & Cedar Springs Dr. 

Paradise Skies Park | Rockcliff Ct. & Sagittarius Ave.

Parkway Park | Parkland View Dr. & Tessa Dr. 

Parkwest Park | Parkwest Dr. & Windward Dr. 

Pat Hurley Lower Park | Yucca Dr. & La Bajada Rd. 

Pinon Pointe Park | Weymouth Ave. & Woodstar Ave. 

Presidio Park | Armand Rd. & 67th St. 

Richland Hills Park | Richland Hills Dr. & Education Pl. 

Rinconada Park | Painted Rock Dr & Bob McCannon Pkwy 

Riverview Park | Golf Course Rd. & Butterfield Trail

Robinson Park | 8th St. & Central Ave.

Salida del Sol Park | Driftwood Dr. & Calle Sombra

Santa Fe Village Park | Unser Blvd. & Montano Rd.

Soldiers & Sailors Park | Central Ave. & 13th St. 

Sundoro South Park | Endee Rd. & Ekarma Rd. 

Terrazas Park | Terrazas Rd. & Las Ventanas Rd.

Tiguex Park | 19th St & Mountain Rd. 

Tres Placitas Park | Cibola Loop & Cuba Rd. 

Tuscany Park | Vecchio Dr. & Bandelier Dr. 

Valley Haven Park | Headingly Ave. & Manchester Ct. 

Valley Neighborhood Park | Valley Pool Rd. & San Isidro St. 

Wells Park | 5th St. & Mountain Rd. 

West Bluff Park | Sugarbear Ct. & Alamogordo Dr.  

West Old Town | Central Ave. & New York Ave. 

Thank you to Meg Cheshire for her contribution to the NW Park Guide. 

Team Favorite: Manzano Mesa Park

501 Elizabeth St SE 87123

Major Cross Streets: Southern & Elizabeth 

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment: Large play area, Toddler equipment, swings

Additional Features: Pickleball Courts, Community Center with Splashpad, Soccer Goals, Baseball Fields, tables

Manzano Mesa

Team Favorite: South San Jose Park

400 San Jose Ave SE 87102

Major Cross Streets: Broadway & San Jose

Shade: Tree shade, shaded structures

Playground Equipment: Two play areas, Swings

Additional Features: Basketball court, community center, tables

South San Jose

USS Bullhead Memorial Park

2621 Ridgecrest Dr. SE 87108

Major Cross Streets: San Pedro & Gibson

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment:  Two play areas, swings

Additional Features: Dog park, baseball fields, soccer goals, field goal posts,  bathroom & port-o-potties, tables

USS BullheadOther SE Parks

Beyer Park | Carlisle Blvd. & Parkland Cir.

Burton Park | Carlisle Blvd. & San Rafael Ave. 

Dennis Chavez Park | Kathryn Ave. & High St. 

East San Jose Park | William St & Abilene Ave. 

Eunice Kalloch Park | Ridgecrest Cir. & Quincy St. 

Four Hills Park | Running Water Cir. & Stagecoach Rd. 

Guadalupe Park | Cromwell Ave. & John St.

Highland Park | Elm St. & Gold Ave. 

Jack and Jill Park | San Pedro Dr. & Bell Ave. 

Kirtland Park | San Jose Ave. & University Blvd. 

Lassatter Park | Dakota St. & Lovelace Rd. 

Morningside Park | Lead Ave. & Aliso Dr. 

Phil Chacon Park | Southern Ave. & Pennsylvania Ave. 

Ridgecrest Park | Ridgecrest Dr. & Sierra Dr. 

Roosevelt Park | Coal Ave. & Spruce St. 

Ross Park | Ross Pl. & Crest Ave. 

Singing Arrow Park | Singing Arrow Ave. 

South Broadway Park | Broadway Blvd. & Lewis Ave. 

Sunport Park | Clark Carr Rd. & University Blvd.

Trumbull Park | Dallas St. & Trumbull Ave

Trumbull Children’s Park | Utah St. & Trumbull Ave. 

Vail Park | Washington St. & Eastern Ave

Wellesley Park | Lead Ave. & Wellesley Dr. 

Wilson Park | San Pedro Dr. & Anderson Ave. 

Team Favorite: Kit Carson Park

1744 Kit Carson Ave SW 87104

Major Cross Streets: Tingley & Alcalde

Shade: Tree shade 

Playground Equipment: Swings

Additional Features: Big grassy area, tables

Kit Carson

Team Favorite: Alamosa Park

6900 Gonzales Rd. SW 87121

Major Cross Streets: Coors & Bridge

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment:  Toddler play area, swings 

Additional Features: Basketball courts, tennis courts, soccer goals, skate park, tables

Alamosa

Desert Springs Park

7627 Blue Avena Ave. SW 87121

Major Cross Streets: Unser & Arenal

Shade: Tree shade, shade structure

Playground Equipment:  Swings, Toddler area

Additional Features: Basketball courts, tables, walking path

Desert SpringsOther SW Parks

Anderson Meadows Park | Rio San Diego Pl. & Rio Largo Dr. 

Barelas Park | 2nd St. & Avenida Cesar Chavez

Carlos Rey Park | Delgado Drive & Benavides Rd.

Eddie Garcia Park | Cromwell Ave. & 8th St. 

Eldorado Park | Eucariz Ave. & 90th St. 

Forest Park | 16th St. & San Cristobal Rd.

Hazeldine Park | Hazeldine Ave. & 3rd St. 

Monastery Gardens Park | Sunset Pl. & Sunset Rd. 

Oxnard Park | Park Ave. & 16th St. 

Sunrise Terrace Park | Paso Fino Pl. & 102nd St. 

Tapia Meadows Park | Goff Blvd. & Lundy Ln. 

Tingley Park | Tingley Drive & Central Ave. 

Triangle Park | Iron Ave. & Kit Carson Ave.

Valley Gardens Park | Apple Valley Ave & Valley Park Dr. 

Vista Nueva Park | Unser Blvd. & Kimela 

Westgate Community Park | Desert Range Drive & Cartagena Ave

Team Favorite: A Park Above

2441 Westside Ct. SE RR 87124

Major Cross Streets: Golf Course & Westside 

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment: All inclusive equipment, swings, wheelchair swings, musical instruments

Additional Features: Basketball courts, four tables, splash pad, trails, amphitheater, Bocce court, dog park, exercise equipment

Team Favorite: Havasu Park

3535 Havasu Falls St. NE RR 87144

Major Cross Streets: Unser & King

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment: Toddler play area, slides

Additional Features: Basketball courts, grills, two tables, drinking fountain, walking path

Mountain View Park

6441 Grayson Hills Drive NE RR

Major Cross Streets: Santa Fe Hills & Highway 550

Shade: Tree shade, shade structures

Playground Equipment:  Swings, climbing structure

Additional Features: Grills, Skate park, trails, tables, 20 acres

Other RR Parks

Alpine Xeric Park | Riverview Dr. & Alpine Cir. 

Ann Park | Ann Cir. & 32nd Cir. 

Big Brothers Big Sisters Park | Cherry Rd. & 17th Ave. 

Cabezon Park | Western Hills Dr. & Cabezon Blvd.

Canyon Park | 17th Ave & Blueberry Dr

Cielo Grande Park | Pembrooke Ave & Box Lake Dr

Cielo Vista Park | Baltic Ave & Pecos Loop

Clayton Meadows Park | Clayton Meadows Dr & Chama Meadows Dr

Clearview Park | 21st Ave & Golf Course Rd

Enchanted Hills Park | Paseo del Vulcan & Enchanted Hills Blvd

High Range Park | 18th Ave & 40th St

King Meadows Park | 90th St. & Starboard Rd

Leon Grande Park | Leon Grande Ave & Antigua Rd

Loma Colorado Park | Loma Colorado Dr & Terraza Blvd

Los Milagros Park | Colorado Mountain Rd & Deer Trail Loop

Los Montoyas Park | Walter Rd & Cam De Los Montoyas

Nicklaus Park | Lariat Rd & Nicklaus Dr

North Hills Park | 19th Ave & Strawberry Dr

Olympus Park | Laser Rd & Quantum Rd

Rainbow Park | El Morro Dr & Pecos Loop

Rio Vista Park | Blackhawk River Dr & Riverside Dr

Roadrunner Park | Dolores Hildalgo Dr & Palamas Altas Dr

Sabana Heights Park | Benjamin Dr & Bursum Lane

Sierra Norte II Park | Penasco Rd & Questa Rd

Snead Park | Snead Loop & Rough Ct

Star Heights Park | Polaris Blvd & Domain Loop

Sugar Park | Sugar Rd & Bali Rd

Trailhead Park | Corrales Rd & Grey Hawk Dr

Veja Baja Park | Veja Baja Dr & Santa Elena Rd

Veterans Monument Park | Pinetree Rd & Oakmount Dr

Vista Grande Park | Husky Dr & Skylar Dr

Vista Hills Park | Rockaway Blvd & Nickel Dr

Vista Sandia Park | Parkside Rd & Maricopa Dr

Western Winds Park | Zaragoza Rd & Chuckwagon Rd

Zia Park | Zia St & San Ildefonso Loop 

Happy park hunting!

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