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Altura Park

Altura Park, hidden in northeast Albuquerque, offers an urban oasis adorned with lush greenery and vibrant blossoms.  Its winding paths provide a serene setting for contemplative walks amidst the lively chorus of songbirds.  Nature seamlessly blends with city life in this inviting haven.  A visit promises a refreshing glimpse into the harmonious coexistence of urbanity and nature.  Learn more about the trees and history of Altura Park.

Altura Park sign

Park Features

The Twin Tennis Courts at Altura Park

Adjacent to the verdant expanse of Altura Park, lies a pair of pristine side-by-side tennis courts.  These well-maintained sporting arenas offer tennis enthusiasts an inviting space to refine their skills and engage in spirited matches.  The courts boast a seamless, asphalt surface, providing an excellent playing foundation.  Surrounded by the park’s natural beauty, players enjoy a picturesque backdrop of greenery, enhancing the overall sporting experience.  Whether engaging in a friendly match or honing one’s tennis prowess, these courts offer an idyllic setting for all levels of play.

Where Imagination Meets Playground Magic

In a cozy corner of Altura Park awaits a playground wonderland.  Children will find multiple slides spiraling down like vibrant ribbons, monkey bars standing tall like a challenge awaiting conquerors, and a playful bridge inviting tiny adventurers to embark on imaginative journeys.

Amidst their lively play, children can take a refreshing pause at the nearby drinking fountain, replenishing their energy for more adventures at the playground.  Shaded seating and a picnic table offer respite to watchful parents and picnic enthusiasts, all nestled on a cushion of soft sand.  This playground is more than just a play area—it’s a realm of boundless joy and youthful dreams.

Kicks and Goals

A quartet of soccer fields sprawl gracefully, each tailored to suit the varying age groups and skill levels of eager athletes.  The fields range in size and design, accommodating everyone from the youngest budding soccer stars to the seasoned veterans of the game.  Whether it’s a friendly match or a structured league game, these well-maintained arenas provide the perfect canvas for the beautiful game to unfold amidst the picturesque backdrop of the park.

The Enchanting Guardians of Altura Park

In the eastern realm of Altura Park, a captivating presence awaits:  “The Guardians,” a collection of striking art sculptures curated as part of the City of Albuquerque’s esteemed art collection.  Forged from Cor-Ten steel, these monumental structures, envisioned by artist Nora Naranjo-Morse, stand as the vigilant custodians of the neighborhood.  Their imposing yet graceful forms evoke a sense of protection and embrace, symbolizing a steadfast watch over the park and its community, enriching the park’s ambiance with artistry and symbolism.

Park Hours


6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM
6 AM – 10 PM

Where is Altura Park?

4101 Aspen Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110

From the corner of Carlisle Blvd NE and Aspen Ave NE, turn east on Aspen Avenue NE to Morningside Drive NE.  Altura Park is on the northside of the street.

GPS Coordinates:  35.09838, -106.59971