La Cueva Area Parks
Find the best spots for a family day, right in your neighborhood.
9801 Quintessence Road NE
Tucked away int he Quintessence neighborhood, this hidden gem of a park offers tennis courts, basketball hoops, a playground, a shelter house and picnic tables. It’s a beautiful outdoor oasis for neighborhood residents.
Loma Del Norte Park
7511 Burke St. NE
This expansive North Wyoming Park is a great family — and dog-walking — area with several playground structures, walking trails, basketball courts, tennis courts, picnic tables, benches and ample green space along with an incredible mountain view.
Heritage Hills Park
7015 Ventura Ave. NE
A great place for a jog or a walk, this park between Heritage Hills and Cherry Hills has plenty of green space perfect for a soccer match, a football game or more. There’s also a basketball hoop, a pedestrian bridge, playground and ample parking for park patrons.
7907 Barstow St. NE
Along with walking trails, this park in the Countrywood Area has a playground and a shelter house with picnic tables. It’s a perfect place to get out and enjoy the outdoors for local families.
7725 Quintana Drive NE
Rotary Park is tucked away in the northeast part of Heritage East neighborhood, not far from Ventura Street and Paseo Del Norte Boulevard. The park offers multiple amenities including two half basketball courts, two playgrounds, covered tables, benches, a large grassy area with trees, a walking/jogging path, and three covered workout stations. The city of Albuquerque Parks and Recreation website says Rotary Park is 4.79 acres and offers no restrooms or water fountains. Domingo Baca Trail runs east-west along the arroyo just north of the park.
North Domingo Baca Skatepark
8301 Wyoming Blvd. NE
The North Domingo Baca Skatepark features half-concrete and half-fixed modular structures, including a half pipe, quarter pipes, flat bars, a euro gap, a street pipe, steps with a handrail, ramps, ledges, banks, hubbas and rails. Visitors can find benches, covered picnic tables and restrooms at the skatepark. The park is close to a playground, dog park and multigenerational center. Night lighting is provided. Anyone under 18 years of age must wear a helmet. Knee pads, elbow pads and wrist and ankle protection are highly recommended. Skating on wet surfaces is not allowed, and the use of alcohol is prohibited. The park is designed for use by BMX, skateboards, rollerblades and scooters.
North Domingo Baca Dog Park
7520 Corona NE
The North Domingo Baca Dog Park includes two separate off-leash areas for large and small dogs with shaded areas and benches. The spacious canine play areas are covered with wood chips and water is available onsite to refill the numerous bowls left out for dogs to drink from. There are plenty of tennis balls and other toys for dogs to gnaw on or play catch with. Trees dotting the play areas provide additional shade for both dogs and dog owners. The dog park is lighted during the early morning and evening hours, unless otherwise stated. Dog handlers must always have a leash in their possession and dogs kept on a leash until inside the double-gated entry.
PARKS & RECREATION
Find out more about parks and other recreational areas on the Albuquerque website.