Molten Rock in Volcano Cliffs
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.
Activities and Schools
Petroglyph Estates is a unique neighborhood on Albuquerque’s Northwest Mesa with views of the Valley and Sandia Mountains that are unparalleled. Trails, several parks, and larger than normal lots are amenities that make living in Petroglyph Estates feel like living close to nature. In addition, the neighborhood is surrounded by natural amenities, including the Petroglyph National Monument and Boca Negra Dam Park. These amenities are within walking or biking distance to open space, with a wonderful view of the volcanoes, and the addition of new schools in the area ensure that Petroglyph Estates will remain a steadfast community, great for families and individuals.
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.