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The Best Relaxation Adventures in Sierra County

Posted August 31, 2014

HORSEBACK RIDING  

Settle i nto the saddle and let blue skies and magnificent views take you from the hustle and bustle of everyday life to the raw beauty of New Mexico's back country.  Just a short drive from Elephant Butte, Rockin' Ass Ranch offers horse, donkey and mule rides as well as wagon rides.  There's no better way to enjoy the serenity and the beauty of New Mexico's dramatic scenery.

Rockin' Ass Ranch  575-740-3790  rockinassranch@yahoo.com 

The Best Relaxation Adventures in Sierra County

Posted August 30, 2014

RIVER FLOATS  

"Kids" of all ages love to spend a relaxing afternoon floating down the Rio Grande River.  Look for wildlife as you meander down the river with mesas, mountains and valleys in view.  You can even stop at Riverbend Hot Springs along the way for a soak!  Choose large floats or individual tubes and rafts.

Float rentals:  Whitewater Weekends/575-740-3784/whitewaterweekends.com

Hot Springs:  Riverbend Hot Springs/575-894-7625/riverbendhotsprings.com

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The Best Relaxation Adventures in Sierra County

Posted August 29, 2014

STARGAZING  

If you've never experienced Elephant Butte's night skies, you'll marvel at how our dark night skies magically reveal a myriad of stars and the Milky Way.  it's easy to enjoy our night skies from the lake or anywhere in Elephant Butte, but you can also create your own personal or group star party at which you'll see amazing details through huge telescopes with "Larry the Telescope Guy!"

Star Parties:  Larry Fisher, 915.443.9010, lfish2020@hotmail.com

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The Best Relaxation Adventures in Sierra County

Posted August 25, 2014

HEALING MINERAL HOT SPRINGS  

Soak in the healing waters of natural hot springs in neighboring Truth or Consequences.  A variety of indoor and outdoor upblic and private hot springs experiences await you there, with waters ranging from 98 - 113 degrees.  Many hot springs locations also offer spa services.

Check out the following links for Hot Springs locations:

http://www.elephantbutteadventures.com/hot-springs

 

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The Best Relaxation Adventures in Sierra County

Posted August 24, 2014

SPA TREATMENTS 

You'll love every moment you spend being pampered from head to foot.  choose from facials, massages, skin treatments, reflexology, stone treatments, manicures, pedicures and more, all designed to renew and rejuvenate your body and spirit.  Enjoy!

Ivory Spa | 575.744.5431 | elephantbutteinn.com

Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa | 575.894.6976 | sierragrandelodge.com

Fun Things to Do at the Lake

Posted August 23, 2014

ENJOY THE VIEWS 

Elephant Butte Lake is a frequent destination for those who own a parasail.  The views of the lake, Turtleback Mountain, Sierra del Rio Golf Course, Rio Grande River, Elephant Butte Dam and the surrounding mountains and mesas are breathtaking.  Flying above or at the edge of the lake ensures smooth air during the day  from the late spring to the early fall.

Fun Things to Do at the Lake

Posted August 22, 2014

Fun Things to Do at the lake



GO SCUBA DIVING



A destination for dives, training and scuba diving lessons, Elephant Butte Lake offers a popular dive site near the dam, but there are plenty of safe places and deep water for you to enjoy this sport.



Watch "Depth Perception" video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEzKVAGfOAk

Fun Things to Do at the Lake

Posted August 21, 2014

Fun Things to do at the lake

ENJOY BIRD WATCHING

You'll find a variety of birds at Elephant Butte Lake year round. The spring and fall offer exceptional seasonal opportunities to see American White Pelicans, Sandhill Cranes, Snow Geese, Western & Clark's Grebes, Terns & more!
http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/birding/documents/sites34-37.pdf

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<p>ENJOY BIRD WATCHING</p>
<p>You'll find a variety of birds at Elephant Butte Lake year round.  The spring and fall offer exceptional seasonal opportunities to see American White Pelicans, Sandhill Cranes, Snow Geese, Western & Clark's Grebes, Terns & more!<br />
http://www.wildlife.state.nm.us/recreation/birding/documents/sites34-37.pdf

 

Fun Things to Do at the Lake

Posted August 18, 2014

 
GO SWIMMING
 
You’ll find plenty of sandy beaches from which to go swimming, but you’ll also want to explore the many coves on Elephant Butte Lake by boat. Coves are a great place to anchor, swim and even explore the shoreline.
 
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Fun Things to Do at the Lake

Posted August 17, 2014

Hike or Bike Around the Lake

With the Luchini Trail and West Lakeshore Trail offering more than 11 miles of scenic trails around Elephant Butte Lake, you'll have every reason to walk, hike or bike.  Plus, if you're up for a climb, you can hike up Turtleback Mountain for breathtaking views of the lake and surrounding mesas and mountains.

Trails:  http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/documents/EBWestLakeshoreTrailGuideredu...

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