One of the fastest-growing cities in New Mexico, Rio Rancho is conveniently located just northwest of Albuquerque. Volcano Ranch Park and the popular Petroglyph National Monument, which contains 15,000 ancient petroglyphs, are located south of Rio Rancho.
Rio Rancho apartments are so popular because of the wide variety of opportunities and things to do. From visiting wineries to hot-air ballooning to kayaking, there’s always something to do in Rio Rancho. The Jemez State Monument features self-guided tours of the ancient pueblo, built in the 1500s, and the ruins of a 17th century Spanish mission. Another great location to see ruins of cliff houses and pueblos is the Bandelier National Monument. Visitors to the area enjoy camping, fishing, and hiking.
Living in Rio Rancho, you’ll have access to Albuquerque and its zoo, aquarium, theaters, restaurants, shops, and Old Town Albuquerque. Or, enjoy area casinos, catch a sports event at the Santa Ana Star Center, or attend local events such as the Taste of Rio Rancho and the annual Pork & Brew State BBQ Championship.