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Area Attractions

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

  • Historic villages
  • Hot mineral baths
  • 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.

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:
Sierra County Arts Council
Truth or Consequences Downtown Gallery District

Bird Watching:
Birding Hotspots
Bosque del Apache

Fishing Resource:
ABQ Sportfishing
Bass Resource
Land of Enchantment Fishing Adventures
NM Outdoor Sports Guide
Rio Grande Fishing Guide Service

Ghost Towns:
Chloride
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. 
Winston

Golf:
Sierra Del Rio Golf Course at Turtleback Mountain Resort
Truth or Consequences Municipal Golf Course

Hot Springs:
La Paloma
Riverbend Hot Springs
Sierra Grande Lodge & Hot Springs

Local Information:
Elephant Butte Chamber of Commerce
Elephant Butte Lake State Park
New Mexico Department of Tourism
Sierra County
Truth or Consequences Chamber of Commerce

Miscellaneous:
Extreme Hunting Adventures
William White Books

Museums & Historical Attractions:
Chloride Pioneer Museum
El Camino Real Heritage Center
Geronimo Springs Museum
Geronimo Trail Scenic Byway
Veteran's Memorial Park

Spaceport America:
Spaceport America
 

Water Sports:
Lone Tree Lakeshore
Marina Del Sur
Sports Adventure
The Dam Site
The Rock Canyon Marina

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