Cerrillos Hills State Park

A mile north of Cerrillos, amid scrubby desert hills pockmarked with historic mining sites, this park holds 5 miles of well-marked hiking and biking trails. There's also a simple but cool analemma, or sundial, at the park, that tracks the rays of the sun. The visitor center is in the village (37 Main St; open 2pm to 4pm), not on the main site. Check the online calendar for guided walks and solstice-related events.

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