“THE TUNNEL STOP” – High Rolls, NM

click to enlargeThe Tunnel Stop is a unique place to visit while traveling in the Southern Sacramento Mountains in High Rolls, New Mexico. Located just over 1 mile East of The Tunnel on Highway 82. You will find over 8,000 New and Used Books to browse through & purchase while enjoying a cup of coffee made with freshly ground coffee beans. You can relax in our sun-room, filled with tropical plants and hear the distant ceremonial flute music playing in the background. It is truly a great place to hang out and visit with friends & family.

click to enlargeOver 100 Artists fill this 5,400 sq ft building and we have new artists arriving daily. Thanks to our many local artists we have a wonderful variety of watercolors, photography, oils, sculptures, cards, calendars, jewelry, crosses, clothing, hand-made leather purses, Native American flutes & cd’s, ceremonial pipes, sage, tobacco, sweet grass, handmade soaps, lotions & potions!

click to enlargeWe offer our sunroom to local artists to teach classes in a creative and inspirational buy nexium online in australia environment. Some of our classes include; stained glass, watercolor, Native American flute playing, print making, beadwork, etc. We also have local history lectures & workshops.

Joe Ben is our on-site professional Archaeologist-historian who has authored over 45 books about local history and archaeology. He is available all day on Mondays, so grab your cup of java and join him for some great cowboy stories. Pull up a chair and stay awhile.

click to enlargeThe front of the building is adorned with metal artwork and chili ristra’s. Yes, there is everything from Shamans to giraffes, even little chihuahua’s and caterpillars all hand-made metal art for your garden & patio. It is a great place to meet  for a scenic Mountain getaway. There is plenty of parking with a large turnaround for large trucks or RV’s. We are open 7 days a week from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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The Tunnel Stop
880 Hwy 82
P.O. Box 792
High Rolls Mtn. Park, New Mexico 88325
(575) 682-5676


  1. Comment by Cameron Blagg:

    Wow, sounds like a great place!
    I will plan a trip soon and add this to my list…
    Great photos.
    Let me know when you get a web-site up. Would like to read excerpts from the books and see some of the art.
    Cameron – Albany, Oregon

  2. Comment by Cameron Blagg:

    That necklace is beautiful…

  3. Comment by Patricia Baxter:

    Hey Sue – very busy here in the Rio Grande Valley with thousands of other singles, I have told everyone that asks about my home in the mountains that they need to stop by and visit you as they go thorugh. Can’t wait to get back…will come by first thing. Still enjoying the Zum Bar Sachets. ……………………..

  4. Comment by tex:

    It is you Sue, that makes anyplace your at unique and once again you have made another place beautiful, just like you! love ya Tex

  5. Comment by Bruce:

    The Tunnel Stop is the coolest bookstore in Otero County.  Sue welcomes everyone with a warm smile and positive energy.  I’ll be back!

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