Family Fun

boating and swimming at elephant butte lake

Boating, Kayaking, Floating, Tubing

Two lakes and a river make for an abundance of water recreation, from tubing to boating.

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Enjoy our mild winter weather, open spaces, eye-popping scenery, and all kinds of camping options.

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El Cortez Movie Theater

The El Cortez shows first run films weekly and hosts special events like TorC Story Lab or live shows.

Expansive view of Elephant Butte Dam in southern New Mexico.

Elephant Butte Dam & Dam Site Historic District

Construction of Elephant Butte Dam was completed in 1916. The adjacent Dam Site Recreation Area was built later as part of The New Deal.

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Historic Towns

Explore our old towns and learn about the area’s past. Museums, architecture, restaurants, events, and shops are available for perusing.

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Ralph Edwards Park

Ralph Edwards Park is perfect for outdoor events and parties, offering shade trees, a basketball court, a skate park, fishing pond, and picnic tables.

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Rio Grande

The Rio Grande bisects the county, feeding our two reservoirs and providing seasonal entertainment.

rockhounding excursion in the caballos

Rockhounding / Mineral & Gem Hunting

Sierra County is an amazing place to look for rocks. A Rock & Gem Show is held annually.

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Sidekixx Bowling Alley

Sidekixx has newly refurbished lanes and a full service restaurant. The Zigzag Bar has outdoor seating in season.

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Stargazing / Night Sky Viewing

Wide open spaces are everywhere you look, and allow superb viewing of stars and constellations, and space-related events – such as the International Space Station passing by.

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State Parks

Sierra County is home to three great state parks! Each offers a different vibe and varying amenities.

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Seasonal Outdoor City Pool Year-round Indoor Swimming Buy a pass to access the pool at the Elephant Butte RV Resort for recreational swimming or …