Attractions Archive

Lightbulb Moments – Full Swing Ahead!

Posted March 30, 2011 By Robin

It’s always an exciting time when the Lodge opens the golf course on April 1 every year. Suddenly, the parking lot is bustling with people driving golf carts, wrestling with their bags, and slathering on sunscreen for a day out on the links. The back windows of our spa overlook the golf course and during the spring, we keep those windows open to enjoy the fresh air. Read the remainder of this entry »

Help “The Western” make the Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail

Posted March 28, 2011 By High Country Posts

The deadline to vote for your favorite green chile cheeseburger restaurant in New Mexico is only days away. Voting officially ends at midnight March 31, 2011. Cloudcroft’s Western Bar & Cafe is one of the nearly 200 New Mexico green chile cheeseburger restaurants that have been nominated for inclusion on the New Mexico Tourism Department’s updated web-based Green Chile Cheeseburger Trail. Read the remainder of this entry »

Flooding Repairs Completed at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

Posted March 21, 2011 By High Country Posts

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. – New Mexico State Parks announces the completion of flood repairs and improvements to park facilities at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park that began in April 2010. The historic Oliver Lee Ranch House, the visitor center roof, the comfort station and the nature trail all suffered considerable damage during extensive flooding in 2006 and 2008. Read the remainder of this entry »

Three Rivers Petroglyph Site

Posted March 10, 2011 By High Country Posts

The Three Rivers Petroglyph Site is an easy 60 mile drive from Cloudcroft. This site is one of the few locations in the Southwest set aside solely because of its rock art. It is also one of the few sites giving visitors direct access to petroglyphs. The number and concentration of petroglyphs here make it one of the largest and most interesting petroglyphs sites in the Southwest. More than 21,000 glyphs of birds, humans, animals, Read the remainder of this entry »

NM Rails-to-Trails – Early Spring Hiking Trails

Posted March 5, 2011 By High Country Posts

Looking for a good place to hike in early spring?  Just a few miles down the road from Cloudcroft, at lower elevations, hikers will find some outstanding rail-trails and milder temperatures. Read the remainder of this entry »

“THE TUNNEL STOP” – High Rolls, NM

Posted February 24, 2011 By High Country Posts

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, Read the remainder of this entry »