Mariposa Basin Park

Mariposa Basin Park is a grade 2 trail with 2 loops for a total of 1.5 miles (3160 steps).

This park offers three trail loops, great views, and access to playground equipment and a baseball field. Start by walking past the duck ponds and gradually climb to the top of the hill watching for loose sand and uneven asphalt as the trail begins. If you take Loop 1, the path returning to the play area is steep.  6701 Taylor Ranch NW, Albuquerque, NM 87120

Loop 1 This loop is 0.5 miles for a total of 1050 steps.
Loop 2 This loop is 1.0 miles for a total of 2110 steps.

Attractions: Playgrounds, Sports fields, Bird viewing/Duck pond, Shaded picnic tables, Good visibility and multi-use trails, Don Newton Community Center nearby

Nearby intersection: Taylor Ranch Road & Kachina NW

Public Transportation: ABQ Ride Stops: #92, #157

Public Facilities: Portable restrooms; Don Newton Community Center south of the park

Parking: On site

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