City of Rio Rancho
The new Rio Rancho City Center is located approximately 7 miles north of Cabezon. The city has grown substantially since building originally began in 1962 and when the city welcomed their 100th family in 1966. Today, Rio Rancho has an estimated population of over 93,000. The “City of Vision”, is one of the fastest growing cities in the State of New Mexico.
The Cabezon Community is conveniently located in close proximity to a wide variety of establishments. Whether you’re seeking to fill your refrigerator or the latest fashion trends have you lurking, you’ll find what you’re looking for just around the corner. If that shopping bug simply won’t go away, one of Albuquerque’s retail malls is less than 10 minutes away.
Living in a state where the common question is “Red or Green”, Rio Rancho has its fair share of restaurants to satisfy your taste buds. From national to local favorites, some of the finest options are merely walking distance away from Cabezon. Whether it’s a slice of pizza or a juicy steak, your choice of cuisine is endless.
Less than one mile away, is a 14 screen movie theater complete with IMAX experience. Nearby is a 7,000 seat multi-purpose arena that hosts concerts, a variety of performances and seasonal events. The list goes on with a 24 lane bowling alley, 15 table billiard to an indoor ice skating rink, there’s no shortage of things to do year round.
Less than 10 minutes from Cabezon, is Rio Rancho’s Sports Complex. The approximate 80 acre dog-friendly complex offers multiple baseball fields, skate park, shaded structures, picnic tables, two tennis courts and much more. Indoor soccer, flag football and lacrosse are also available for those with a competitive edge.
Less than three miles from Cabezon, is the Meadowlark Senior Center for adults 55+ years and older. From educational programs, day trips to social activities, seniors can find numerous ways to fill their calendars. Seniors can also take advantage of health & wellness programs, financial & benefit assistance and transportation services.
Overlooking the Cabezon Community is Rio Rancho’s first full-service hospital. The five-story, 300,000 square foot building, is an all-private room facility with a six-story patient tower and 21,500 square foot cancer center. The environmentally friendly hospital is artistically designed around a central atrium and incorporates state of the art technology.