A trip to New Mexico couldn't be complete without taking a step into Roswell--New Mexico's UFO crash site.
Roswell is 200 plus miles from any large city including Amarillo, Lubbock and El Paso, Texas, Albuquerque, NM and Las Cruces, NM. A majority of our visitors make a point to come to Roswell to see the museum and be in the city where the best known UFO crash and cover-up occurred. While in Roswell, they in the least buy gas and a soda or they may spend a week learning about the phenomena and Roswell.. . .
Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument offers a glimpse into the homes and lives of the Mogollon people who lived in this area over 700 years ago.
The monument is surrounded by the Gila National Forest and lies within the rugged Gila Wilderness, the nation's first wilderness area. The wilderness designation means that the wilderness character of the area will not be altered by the intrusion of roads or other evidence of human presence.. . .
Rising from the heart of the Tularosa Basin is one of the world's great natural wonders - the glistening white sands of New Mexico. Here, great wave-like dunes of gypsum sand have engulfed 275 square miles of desert and created the world's largest gypsum dune field.
White Sands National Monument preserves a major portion of this unique dune field, along with the plants and animals that have successfully adapted to this constantly changing environment.
*The Dunes Drive is periodically closed to travel due to missile testing on the adjacent White Sands Missile Range. Please click on 'more'. . .
As you pass through the Chihuahuan Desert and Guadalupe Mountains of southeastern New Mexico and west Texas—filled with prickly pear, chollas, sotols and agaves—you might never guess there are more than 300 known caves beneath the surface. The park contains 116 of these caves, formed when sulfuric acid dissolved the surrounding limestone, creating some of the largest caves in North America.
All visitors to the park should tour the main section of the cave, the Big Room self-guided tour. The 8.2-acre Big Room is partially wheelchair accessible. The Natural Entrance self-guided tour is also v. . .
Originally constructed in the early 17th century as Spain's seat of government for what is today the American Southwest, the Palace of the Governors chronicles the history of Santa Fe, as well as New Mexico and the region. This adobe structure, now the state's history museum, was designated a Registered National Historic Landmark in 1960 and an American Treasure in 1999.
Plus the Palace of the Governors is located in the heart of New Mexico on the Santa Fe Plaza. The Plaza is the center of Santa Fe the city itself. It is where on 4 sides you will see the Palace of the Governors on one side. . .
Who hasn't heard the legend of Billy The Kid? There are great tales of gunfights and outlaw heroics that carry on through history. You've heard the stories, now learn the truth about Billy the Kid, at the best privately owned museum in the southwest: The Billy The Kid Museum in Fort Sumner, New Mexico!
At the Billy the Kid Museum, history comes to life! The usual list of dates and places is replaced with actual artifacts of the Wild West. History is about people—who they were, how they lived, and in some cases, how they died. The best-known figure is Billy the Kid. We have his rifle, chaps . . .
San Miguel is a vibrant and beautiful parish in the heart of central New Mexico. As it stood in the first decade of the 17th century, San Miguel Church was of pure Pueblo style of architecture, but in restorations made after the rebellion of 1680 and through subsequent repairs, many deviations have been made from the Pueblo style. However, it is still a beautiful example of the religious architecture that exists in New Mexico and represents an uniquely New Mexico experience.. . .
Thank you for your interest in Wild Earth Llama Adventures, Taos, New Mexico's oldest and most experienced llama trekking outfitter. Our mission is to make wilderness experiences available to people of all ages and backgrounds; and to promote conservation and stewardship of our public wild lands. We are currently celebrating our 18th incredible season of trekking and exploring the pristine wilderness areas of New Mexico with adventurous travelers from all over the world!
We operate under permits issued by the Carson and Santa Fe National Forests, as well as the Taos and Albuquerque offices . . .
The foothills of the largest peaks in New Mexico are the pristine setting of the Taos Pueblo village. Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage Site by UNESCO and a National Historic Landmark. The multi-storied adobe buildings have been continuously inhabited for over 1000 years. We welcome you to visit our village when you travel to northern New Mexico.. . .
The Rio Grande flows out of the snowcapped Rocky Mountains in Colorado and journeys 1,900 miles to the Gulf of Mexico. It passes through 800-foot chasms of the Rio Grande Gorge, a wild and remote area of northern New Mexico. The canyon provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities, luring fishermen, hikers, artists, and whitewater boating enthusiasts. In 1968, the Rio Grande and Red River were among the first eight rivers Congress designated into the National Wild and Scenic River System to protect outstanding resources values.
A spectacular vista of the Upper Gorge is from the High. . .
Whether you are looking for a golf course to play while visiting Ruidoso, or a golf course to call home as a member, you have found it! Our 18-hole, regulation golf course continues to be a favorite among local golfers. Since 1947 our course has been a rewarding experience for all golfers and the layout of the course, at just under 6000 yards, makes it ideal for both the recreational and competitive golfer.
Load up your clubs and make a quick drive to Cree Meadows Country Club. Our golf course is sure to quickly become your favorite while our amenities ranging from a full restaurant to mult. . .
Nestled in the heart of the Mesilla Valley, adjacent to the Organ Mountains, Sonoma Ranch Golf Course offers exceptional views and challenging golf.
Designed by Cal Olson, an internationally-known architect with courses from Singapore to Canada, the Sonoma Ranch Golf Course is a longish course with rolling hills, strewn with bunkers and best know for its undulating bent grass greens. With five tee boxes, it offers a stimulating challenge for all levels of golfer.
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Welcome to the University of New Mexico's Championship Golf Course. Since opening in 1967, The Championship Golf Course has occupied a position of prominence among golf courses in the Southwest. Like most fine layouts, The Championship Course flashes a personality all its own. Architect Robert (Red) Lawrence utilized the naturally hilly terrain on the site to create wide rolling, sloping fairways with many elevation changes. Long and tough from the tournament tees, the course offers five sets of tee markers to challenge and enhance the enjoyment of any golfer. Although not a true desert course. . .
There is no time like right now to get a glimpse of the exciting changes that our beloved club has undergone, so stroll through our website to feel the energy of our new attitude. The private golf club experience is alive and well here in southern New Mexico, and we are dedicated to preserving this lifestyle at Picacho Hills Country Club.
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Golf isn't just a game, it's a way to challenge yourself. And Isleta Eagle isn't just any golf course. It's one of the Southwest's premiere golf destinations. Featuring a beautifully manicured 27-hole course with three 9-hole tracts designed around and named after their primary topographic feature-The Lakes Nine, Arroyo Nine, and Mesa Nine. The stunning scenery includes three lakes and the sweeping Rio Grande.
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Situated at the base of the Sandia Mountains, our 27-hole Devlin and Van Hagge-designed championship course features three nines offering a variety of challenges. With dramatic views, undulating fairways and extensive water hazards, this layout will test your focus and shot-making abilities.
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The New Mexico State University Golf Course opened in 1963 and is located on the beautiful campus of New Mexico State University in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Our championship, 18-hole golf course is open to the public year round for your golfing enjoyment. The NMSU Golf Course offers a number of options for hosting tournaments, group outings or a league.
The New Mexico State University Golf Course has long been a favorite of area golfers, so whether you are a regular customer or just visiting, we hope you will be joining us soon for a round of golf in the majestic surroundings of Southern New M. . .
This is an 18-hole course that is lightly contoured and devoid of water holes, but with an abundance of trees to challenge both the amateur and the pro. A putting green, driving range and chipping green permits a golfer's practice at leisure, and a snack bar, or half-way house, on the course gives players the opportunity to "cool off" or "stoke up" before continuing their game.. . .
Beginner and intermediate players will like the par 3's and generally non-crowded course conditions. Everyone delights in the spectacular scenery, breathtaking views of Northern New Mexico and the outstanding course design.. . .