Tijeras is the southern gateway to the Turquoise Trail and the bustling mountain communities along its path. Two canyons come together at Tijeras, the Spanish name for scissors. Tijeras Canyon, leads west towards Albuquerque, and Cedro Canyon, leads south to the Manzano Mountains as The Salt Mission Trail. The area was first inhabited by pueblo Indians, living in a pueblo whose ruins can be seen behind the USFS station. Stop at the Cibola National Forest headquarters, one mile south of Tijeras on NM 337 for information and brochures on the areas recreational opportunities and visit Tijeras Pueblo Archaeological Site behind the office. The village is dotted with shops, services and access to hiking trails.
The deep canyon that separates Sandia and Monzano Mountains contains the eastbound & westbound lanes of I-40 and a popular portion of old Route 66, that parallels I-40 from Albuquerque west to Clines Corners. New Mexico State Road 14 heads north from the village, toward Cedar Crest, Sandia Crest, Madrid and Santa Fe.
Listings in Tijeras, NM
Some of the information contained herein has been provided by SWMLS, Inc. This information is from sources deemed reliable but not guaranteed by SWMLS, Inc. The information is for consumers' personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than identifying properties which consumers may be interested in purchasing.
Listing information last updated on March 31st, 2020 at 4:41am MDT.