Sierra County Towns

Pioneer store museum exterior, Chloride New Mexico.


Chloride was once a bustling mining town with a variety of businesses. Today it is home to the Pioneer Store Museum, a gift shop, and an RV Park.

hillsboro coyote fence and cottonwoods


Hillsboro was founded in 1877 when gold was discovered nearby. Today, it is a charming village with shops and studios.

black range lodge kingston new mexico


1890s Kingston New Mexico was the epitome of the “Wild West.” Remnants of its glory days can be found at the Black Range Lodge.

lake valley school moon and outcropping

Lake Valley

Lake Valley settled at its present site when the Bridal Chamber mine was discovered. Its schoolhouse and other buildings still stand, and are open to the public Thursday through Monday.