Welcome to Cerrillos, New Mexico
(The Best Village in New Mexico)

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     Accessible from State Highway 14 commonly called the Turquoise Trail,  Cerrillos is on the scenic road from Santa Fe to Albuquerque, closer to Santa Fe.  While it was once seriously considered as the capitol of New Mexico, today Cerrillos, with its dirt streets, is a picturesque reminder of the Old West. It is home to Broken Saddle Riding Company, Mary's Bar, Cerrillos Station, Black Bird Saloon, Bill Skrips Studio, St. Joseph Church, a children's park,  Cerrillos Hills State Park and visitor center with 5 miles of hiking, biking and riding trails, Cerrillos Community Church and Casa Grande Trading Post, Mining Museum & Petting Zoo, a Post Office and Ortiz Mountain Health Center. The Cerrillos Historical Society works to preserve the area history with this website.
     The Mining Museum contains artifacts from the Cerrillos Mining District and American Old West with examples of rare Cerrillos turquoise on display and for sale. Movies filmed in Cerrillos include Young Guns, Outrageous Fortune and the Nine Lives of Elfego Baca.

Recent Announcements

  • Cultural Properties Tax Credit The NM State Historic Preservation organization produced this video in support of the cultural properties tax credit. Worthwhile to anyone who wants to purchase a property and bring the building ...
    Posted Feb 8, 2016, 11:30 AM by Patricia Brown
  • Las Candelas Community Organization Las Candelas Community Organization (CO) works with Santa Fe County to inform residents on development applications before the County. The 2015 Sustainable Land Development Code and 2015 Zoning Map were ...
    Posted Jun 11, 2016, 8:30 AM by Patricia Brown
  • County Dump Permit application Get your Santa Fe County dump application online. http://www.santafecountynm.gov/public_works/solidwaste
    Posted Apr 5, 2016, 8:30 PM by Patricia Brown
  • Cerrillos 2017 events May 6, Sat., Village clean up, 9amMay 27, Sat., Highway clean up, 9amJune 17, Sat., Art in the Park, 10am - 3pm August 5, Sat., History Walk, 10am – Noon ...
    Posted Apr 14, 2017, 8:34 PM by Patricia Brown
  • Catholic Parishes of Cerrillos, Galisteo & Golden Information on the Catholic Parishes of Cerrillos, Galisteo and Golden.   http://tribestparishes.org/
    Posted Nov 5, 2015, 8:31 PM by Patricia Brown
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