filter: “Elephant Butte”
a couples trip to Truth or Consequences & Sierra County New Mexico

A Couple’s Long Weekend in Sierra County

Looking to get away for a long weekend with your love? A future visitor has put together a 4-day itinerary for your consideration.

Read More
hiking path at Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico

Hiking at Elephant Butte’s West Lakeshore Trail

West Lakeshore Trail, 5 miles from Truth or Consequences, hugs the western shoreline of Elephant Butte Lake, spanning a 12-mile stretch of scenic desert landscape.

Read More

Stegomastodon Fossil: A Major Discovery at Elephant Butte Lake

Whether you’re highly adventurous or a newbie, chances are good you’ve done it at Elephant Butte Lake State Park – by “it” we mean you’ve gotten your vehicle stuck in the sand and had to dig yourself out, or get someone to help you dig out. It’s almost a rite of passage for newcomers to […]

Read More
stuck in sand at Elephant Butte Lake

Stuck In the Sand at Elephant Butte Lake – What To Do?

So many of us have been there. At the lake, where there’s all that lovely sandy beach. And you can drive on it! Or can you? Truth is, it is all too easy to get your vehicle stuck.

Read More
First Day Hike on Elephant Butte Dam - January 1, 2014

First Day Hike at Luchini Trail and Elephant Butte Dam

New Years Day hikes at Elephant Butte Lake – one at Luchini Nature Trail, the other on the historic Elephant Butte Dam which has been closed to traffic since September 11, 2001.

Read More
video: Elephant Butte Water Activities

Lots to Do at Elephant Butte Lake

Boat, float, swim, splash, fish, sunbathe, build a sand castle, relax.

Read More
green chile cheeseburger from the Elephant Butte Hamburger boat

Burgers-N-Buns: Elephant Butte Lake’s Hamburger Boat

It’s true. There really is a restaurant floating around out on the lake during summer months.

Read More
Turtleback Mountain overlooks Truth or Consequences New Mexico

“Can You See It?” Turtle Mountain, Elephant Butte, and the Sleeping Indian

Check out these cool formations in the local landscape: Turtle Mountain, Elephant Butte, and the Sleeping Indian.

Read More
not really a hospital at the bottom of the lake by Elephant Butte

Was there really a hospital at the bottom of Elephant Butte Lake?

It’s a great story. But it wasn’t really a hospital.

Read More
Scroll to Top