World Balloon is Albuquerque's original hot air balloon ride, being in business for 43 years and counting. We fly each day, meeting just before sunrise. A typical World Balloon ride in Albuquerque will take you over the Rio Grande Valley and may include the river itself, with El Bosque (the forest) on either side. You'll enjoy views of the Sandia Mountains, the mountains surrounding the high desert, and maybe even the Petroglyph National Monument depending on the winds that particular day. Our rides range in length from 45 minutes to an hour, but they may go as long as an hour and a half depending on weather and available landing sites.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Rio Verde, Arizona|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
Approximately 6:30 PM.
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
New state-of-the-art shooting range now open! Utilizing the latest technologies, we’ve created one of the finest shooting experiences in the state.
The BDC Gun Room’s Indoor Shooting Range has 18 climate controlled lanes at 25 yards. Built using Action Target’s Total Containment Trap®, this state of the art bullet trap is the best in the business. Featuring a programmable, easy to use target retrieval system, attractive and bullet proof lane dividers with LED lighting and combining an independent dust collection system with our ventilation system ensures a safe, enjoyable shooting experience and a high level of protection from lead and gunpowder residue. Additionally, bullet and sound absorbent tiles line the entire shooter’s area, further ensuring our customer’s comfort and safety.
Our Pick Your Own area has been a family tradition for central New York families for generations. Hop on our tractor and head into the orchard and pick your own apples. We provide picking bags for each picker. Each week throughout the apple picking season various varieties are available. Please check our Picking Schedule to find out what we are currently picking.
Welcome to Big Sky Fly Fishers! My name is Jeremy Gilbertson. I'm currently in my nineteenth season in the fishing business, and am a licensed outfitter in the state of Montana. My guides and I share the ultimate goals of providing expert knowledge of our local rivers, and targeting big trout on one of Montana's legendary waters.
On-Site Gold Panning
Panning for gold is a fun and easy hobby. Anyone can do it. If you don’t know how to do it, don’t worry! At Big Thunder Gold Mine, we provide on-site gold panning for you and your entire group.
Panning for gold is easy and fun for the whole family. Come experience our on-site gold panning and learn how to pan for gold at Big Thunder Gold Mine! This activity is fun for people of all ages. You’ll receive a hands-on lesson while you learn the proper technique of panning using the mineral rich sand and gravel from famous Black Hills streams! This is a great hands-on activity for kids and adults alike. We do allow the pans to be shared among multiple people, so everyone in the group can be a part of the action.
Our on-site gold panning is available all day. The on-site gold panning lessons take approximately 15-45 minutes, but there’s no time limit. Have as much fun as you want!
Even if you’re not part of a group, we also offer individual on-site gold panning lessons.