Area Attractions

Just minutes from Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort you'll find:

  • Elephant Butte boats
  • Historic villages
  • Hot mineral baths
  • Excellent restaurants
  • Geronimo Springs Museum
  • Ghost towns and much more
  • Boating and Fishing

Elephant Butte Lake

Elephant Butte Lake has excellent fishing. Fish for Stripers & other types of Bass, Walleye, Blue Catfish, Sunfish, Bluegill, Crappie, and Trout.

You can enjoy exciting water sports:
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Windsurfing
  • Jet-skiing
  • Waterskiing
  • Canoeing
  • Swimming

Elephant Butte Lake offers 35,000 surface acres of water available for public use. Elephant Butte Lake has three marinas and Caballo Lake has one marina. Boat rentals of all kinds, such as houseboats, jet skiis, and skiboats are available at the marinas.

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Other Local Activities

Other local activities include:

  • Hiking and Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • ATV Trails
  • Golf Courses
  • Dining & Shopping
  • Art Galleries
  • Tennis
  • Library
  • Ghost Towns
  • Gold Panning
  • Abandoned Cavalry Forts
  • Indian Petroglyphs

See links to area attractions and activities below:


Art Galleries

Bird Watching

Fishing Resource

Ghost Towns

An Englishman named Harry Pye, a mule skinner and prospector, was delivering freight for the U.S. Army from Hillsboro to Camp Ojo Caliente in 1879 when he discovered silver in the canyon where Chloride is now located.



Hot Springs

Local Information


Museums & Historical Attractions

Spaceport America

The NM Spaceport Authority is pleased to offer public tours of Spaceport America.


Water Sports


Travelin' Jack


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