The North Valley

North Valley is home to the International Balloon Fiesta grounds

2nd Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87114
Price Range: $80,000 – $1,000,000
Square Footage: 750 – 5,200 sqft

A Scenic Suburban Community

Tucked into lush farmland along the path of the Rio Grande a few miles north of Downtown Albuquerque, North Valley offers a glimpse of the mountains and a taste of shade from trees sprinkled throughout the area. While mostly filled with two-lane roads, North Valley is convenient to main thoroughfares like 2nd Street, Paseo Del Norte Boulevard, and Alameda Boulevard. All of Albuquerque's unforgettable experiences, from outdoor adventures to world-class culture, are just a few minutes away!

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Quiet Rural Comforts

The North Valley is a breath of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of big-city living. Here, you’ll find a variety of quiet suburban neighborhoods surrounded by a rural landscape of fertile farmland, orchards, and vineyards.

An Excellent Location

While seemingly far from the constant energy of Downtown Albuquerque, North Valley is actually only minutes from major attractions like the Rail Yards Market, ABQ BioPark Zoo, Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, Albuquerque Convention Center, National Hispanic Cultural Center, and more!

North Valley at a Glance


  • Mostly single-family homes
  • Range from highly affordable to extravagant and luxurious


  • Both suburban and rural feel
  • Lots of open space and parkland

Nearby Attractions

Featured Amenities of North Valley

Mutli-use paths & trails

Craving fresh air and warm sunshine? Lace up your hiking boots or grab your bike and head to the trails near North Valley. Paseo Del Bosque Trail passes cottonwood trees and Alameda Open Space along the Rio Grande. The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park features a waterside trail system, demonstration gardens, and both indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing areas. And there are many more outdoor areas nearby to explore, too!

Major shopping centers

The North Valley isn't far from premier shopping in the Albuquerque area. Across the river is Paradise Hills, a strip mall with a movie theater, major department stores like Ross and Target, and several restaurants. The Cottonwood Mall, which offers everything from home goods to high-end fashion, is also close by.

Local restaurants

The nation's best steakhouse and a best-kept Albuquerque secret is Vernon's Speakeasy, located right in the heart of North Valley. Nearby, The Ivy Tearoom puts a Southwestern spin on an English tradition, while Blake's Lotaburger offers a must-try Green Chile Cheeseburger and other fast food favorites.

Gyms & fitness programs

At the Raymond G. Sanchez Community Center, residents can take part in exciting fitness classes, stay in shape, and meet their neighbors all at once. Basketball courts, a boxing gym, indoor and outdoor stages, a soccer field, and an exercise room are just a few of the amenities offered!

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