Molten Rock is Petroglyph Estates’ neighbor in Volcano Cliffs.

It began as SAD 227 and has developed over the years into a premier housing development on Albuquerque’s west side. It is the area between 81st Street and Unser that is on top of the escarpment and south of the intersection of Rainbow Blvd and Unser Blvd.

Residents of Petroglyph Estates will find a variety of shops, restaurants, and novelty within 2 miles of home, whether just up the road or down the mesa. Ventana Square Shopping Center, at the corner of Universe Blvd and Paradise Blvd, offers many eateries for both a quick meal or dine-in. Petroglyph Plaza, at the corner of Paseo del Norte and Golf Course Rd, is home to a Smith’s grocery store, Starbucks, and local businesses such as a pet boutique, gym, and children’s gymnastics.