Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge is a United States National Wildlife Refuge located in two separate sections in central Chaves County, New Mexico, United States, a few miles northeast of the city of Roswell. Both sections lie on the banks of the Pecos...
Bottomless Lakes State Park

Bottomless Lakes State Park

Soak up the sun and New Mexico scenery with hiking, kayaking, camping, fishing, swimming, paddleboarding, scuba diving and more! Located on 1,400 acres, the Bottomless Lakes are as much as 90 feet deep and are formed by sinkholes which create the surrounding dramatic...
Mescalero Sand Dunes

Mescalero Sand Dunes

More than 610 acres of towering 90+ foot sand dunes await your enjoyment in the Mescalero Sands North Dune Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) Area. The dune field stretches over most of the area and lends itself well to all terrain cycles, sand rails and dune buggies. Among...
J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary

J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary

The J. Kenneth Smith Bird Sanctuary and Nature Center provides children and citizens of Chaves County with a rich educational experience involving the expansion of knowledge of birds and their habitat and the fragile ecosystem in which they live. Some of the birds...
Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River

Nancy Lopez Golf Course at Spring River

Nancy Lopez Golf Course lies on 144 acres around the watershed of the Spring River. The contours on the riverbed make the golf course one of the most scenic in southern New Mexico. The golf course, while not overly long, is a challenge for all level of players. Many...