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A Community in Concert with the Land

Quintessential New Mexico — bold, colorful, rich & diverse. Just north of Albuquerque, surrounded by thousands of acres of preserved and protected lands, you’ll discover the perfect balance of wide open spaces and connected living.

It’s Smart to Compare Communities

What matters most to you? Nearby schools, amenities, sensitive land use or finding the best floor plan? Spend a little time investigating what Mariposa has to offer and we’re sure we’ll stack up well with Mirehaven, Las Scleras or any of the rest!

With the area’s top-rated schools nearby, there’s plenty to love at Mariposa.

Our Homes

  • Multiple Builders
  • Plenty of floorpans to select from
  • Large custom homesites available

One and Two-Story Homes from the $400s

Our Amenities

Compare our Amenities to those found at Mirehaven, Petroglyph Estates, Lomas Enchantada, Las Soleras or any of the rest!

  • Outdoor resort-style pool & indoor lap pool
  • Fully-equipped Fitness Center
  • Movement Studio for yoga and other classes
  • Resident café-style social area
  • Silver LEED-certified Residents’ Community Center
  • Community park including sports courts, playground, armadas and picnic areas, and renowned monumental sculptural art.
  • The community is adjacent to the 2000+ Mariposa Preserve
  • Mountain and Fat Tire bike trails, walking trails

Our Location

You’ll love this Rio Rancho safety and convenience when compared to others:

Rio Rancho consistently ranks among the safest communities in the region, with incredibly low crime rates. While smaller than Albuquerque, its residents are never far from daily needs and entertainment, with access to premier medical facilities, restaurants, wineries, breweries, golf courses, hotels, libraries and some of the highest-ranked public schools in the state.

  • Only 30 minutes from Albuquerque
  • Just 45 minutes from the airport

Mariposa is adjacent to 2,200 acres of preserve land that will never be developed, with protected views of the majestic Sandia Mountains. Mariposa has terrific access to wilderness area, nearby camping and is just far enough from the hustle and bustle of Albuquerque. The community is designed to connect seamlessly with the surrounding diverse landscape. Residents have easier access to trails that are more functional and organic. Plus, Mariposa is in proximity to excellent golf courses: Santa Ana and Twin Warriors.

A place for Families and Empty-nesters alike!

Mariposa’s plentiful amenities make it attractive for singles, families, and couples of all ages. The community is not age restricted. Singles, couples and families in all stages of life are welcome, creating a vibrant community that quickly turns neighbors into friends.