Day Trips

Casa Grande Trading Post, Petting Zoo & Cerrillos Turquoise Mining Museum

Cerrillos, NM

Out for a drive? A great stop along the Turquoise Trail is the Casa Grande Trading Post, Petting Zoo & Mining Museum. This 28 room hand built adobe building, housing the Trading Post-(gifts, rocks, bottles, and antiques), Turquoise Mining Museum (maps, displays, dioramas,rock collection and antiques of the area), and the world famous Cerrillos Petting Zoo- (20 animals, goats, llama, turkey, fancy chickens, and pigeons) is the perfect place for a day trip adventure with the family! Located on the Historic Turquoise Trail.