Things To Do
Call the Cloudcroft Chamber of Commerce for details. (575) 682-2733
- James Sewell Ice Rink – Offers Ice Skate rentals, tube and sled sales, & snack Bar. Open on weekends and some weekdays during the winter season (weather permitting). (575) 233-6038
- High Altitude – An outdoor activities shop located on Burro Street that also offers bike rentals from Memorial Day to Labor Day. (575) 682-1229
- Burro Avenue – Also known as “Burro Street” by the locals. The main street of Cloudcroft that hosts unique shops full of jewelry, clothing and souvenirs made by local artisans.
- Frazer Courts – no fee, coin operated lights. Located next to Chamber of Commerce and Zenith Park.
- Billy The Kid Museum – Hosts Lincoln County War and Billy the Kid artifacts. Located at 1435 East Sumner Avenue in Fort Sumner, NM. (575) 355-2380
- Hubbard Museum of the American West – Experience the West through exciting exhibits from early Native American days to the modern world. Located at 841 U.S. 70 West, Ruidoso Downs, NM. (575) 378-4142
- International UFO Museum & Research Center – Features life-size UFO replicas, research library and an abduction site map. Located at 114 N Main St. in Roswell, NM. (575) 625-9495
- New Mexico Museum of Space History – A museum dedicated to the history of space flight and the space age with emphasis on New Mexico’s role in space history. Also hosts the International Space Hall of Fame, The Clyde W. Tombaugh IMAX Dome Theater and Planetarium, and is an official Repository of Materials for Spaceport America. Located at 3198 State Rte 2001 in Alamogordo, NM. (575) 437-2840 or 1-(877) 333-6589
- Smokey Bear Historical Park & Museum – Hosts fire prevention exhibits, Smokey Bear history, and Smokey’s grave. Located at 118 W. Smokey Bear Blvd. in Capitan, NM. (575) 354-2748
- Toy Train Depot Museum and Train Ride – A 16-gauge train ride, train display and museum. An operating model train layout, train rides through Alameda Park. Open Wednesday – Sunday. Located at Alameda Park in Alamogordo, NM. (575) 437-2855
- Tularosa Basin Museum of History – Operated by the Tularosa Basin Historical Society and has exhibits that document the history of the Tularosa Basin. The museum is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10am – 4pm. $5 admission. Located at 1004 North White Sands Blvd. in Alamogordo, NM. (575) 434-4438
- Tularosa Historical Museum – Hosts some exhibits on the site’s history before settlement, maps of the original 1862 49-block town site that is on the National Register of Historic Places, and collections of early settlement memorabilia. Located at 703 St Francis Dr in Tularosa, NM (575) 585-2057
- Carlsbad Caverns National Park – One of the world’s largest cave systems. Visitors may hike in through the natural entrance or take an elevator down from the visitor’s center. Must call ahead for reservations prior to arrival. (575) 785-2232
- White Sands National Monument – 275 square miles of white gypsum sand dunes, some rising 60 feet. Visitor center, hiking trails, scenic drive, daily nature walks, and summer evening campfire programs. Open year-round. 15 miles Southwest of Alamogordo on U.S. 70. (575) 679-2599
- Kids Kingdom – A children’s playground located along Indian Wells in Alamogordo, NM.
- Alameda Park Zoo – Well shaded, 13-acre zoo; home to nearly 300 animals. Located on Tenth Street and White Sands Boulevard; Alamogordo. (575) 439-4290