denim and diamonds fundraiser banquet silent auction

An annual fundraiser for Sierra Vista Hospital that includes dinner and a cash bar. For tickets and sponsorship information, contact Edna Trager.

body and sole exercise class monday wednesday friday elephant butte

Come join the fun of doing group aerobics, weights and chair exercises. For info contact Stevi at 505-379-1992, Paula at 973-670-7431, or Ginny 505-453-7401.

body and sole exercise class monday wednesday friday elephant butte

Come join the fun of doing group aerobics, weights and chair exercises. For info contact Stevi at 505-379-1992, Paula at 973-670-7431, or Ginny 505-453-7401.

body and sole exercise class monday wednesday friday elephant butte

Come join the fun of doing group aerobics, weights and chair exercises. For info contact Stevi at 505-379-1992, Paula at 973-670-7431, or Ginny 505-453-7401.

hike near the Jornada del Muerto - Yost Escarpment trail

History buff Brenda Nelson will discuss the history of the El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro.

first day hike at elephant butte dam

New Mexico State Parks sponsor free guided hikes at several state parks on New Year’s Day, giving individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year connecting with the great outdoors. Elephant Butte Dam, built in 1916 and normally closed to all traffic, is open to walkers as part of the hikes. For a … Read more

luminaria beachwalk elephant butte nm

The Luminaria Beachwalk, organized and hosted by Friends of Elephant Butte Lake and Elephant Butte Lake State Park, starts at dusk.  [*What are luminarias? “A Christmas lantern consisting of a votive candle set in a small paper bag weighted with sand and typically placed with others along a driveway, sidewalk or rooftop as a holiday … Read more

dam site lodge

A new series exploring the history of the Dam and Dam Site. Each meeting or “class” will cover a specific piece of area history, and may end with an optional walk or drive to the location discussed. The January 24 session will be about the hospital. More classes to come, watch this space!

elephant butte arts and crafts holiday show

This holiday gift-buying event features locally-made, one-of-a-kind items at two locations simultaneously! At the Elephant Butte Events Center, enjoy Shattuck wines, fresh kettle corn and hot dogs while you peruse jewelry, paintings, quilts, wreaths, ornaments, pottery, gourd art, sculptures, hand-made truffles, and much more. Visit Bigfoot Wine Patio to see more art and enjoy food, … Read more

junior open fishing tournament at elephant butte lake

An Elephant Butte tradition since the late 1970s, this Father’s Day Fishing Tournament is sponsored each year by the Elephant Butte Bass Anglers. Weigh-in is at noon on Saturday at the Dam Site Marina. Every participant gets a t-shirt, drinks, prizes, and a hamburger & hot dog lunch on Saturday at 1, after the 12pm weigh-in. … Read more

kayak fishing tournament elephant butte lake

Enter by April 1 to participate in this catch-photo-release tournament, open to any angler in any kind of water craft that isn’t gas-powered —(electric-powered allowed) — canoe, kayak, rowboat, etc—fishing with one rod at a time. To enter, submit the completed form with your payment prior to the Captain’s Meeting on Friday. 2023 Kayak Fishing … Read more

dam site day

The second Dam Site Day will feature more than 30 art and craft vendors. Bring an appetite; the food court will have soup, posole, Korean barbecue, hot dogs, charcuterie, desserts, kettle corn and more for sale. Live music by RG Duo + 1, Mario Portillo and Jonathan T. Samos are in store. See performances from … Read more

first day hikes walk on elephant butte dam

New Mexico State Parks sponsor free guided hikes at several state parks on New Year’s Day, giving individuals and families an opportunity to begin the New Year connecting with the great outdoors. Elephant Butte Dam, built in 1916 and normally closed to all traffic, is open to walkers as part of the hikes. For a … Read more

elephant butte balloon over the highway

2023 schedule: **All events are weather dependent and subject to change or cancellation Friday 8/4 7:30-9am: Hot Air Balloons launch from Lions Beach or Long Point Saturday 8/5 7:30-9am: Balloons launch from Lions Beach or Long Point7:30-9:30am: Tether rides from Lions Beach – $25 (ages 13+) and $20 (ages 5-12). Cash only and weather dependent. Sunday … Read more

elephant butte luminaria beachwalk 2023

The Luminaria Beachwalk, organized and hosted by Friends of Elephant Butte Lake and Elephant Butte Lake State Park, starts at dusk.  [*What are luminarias? “A Christmas lantern consisting of a votive candle set in a small paper bag weighted with sand and typically placed with others along a driveway, sidewalk or rooftop as a holiday … Read more

elephant butte dam overlook sierra county new mexico

Improve your photography skills under the guidance of a local professional photographer at 2-day workshop or 5-day retreat.

zia kayak outfitters elephant butte nm

Zia Kayak Outfitters has HobieK Kayaks and Malibu kayaks in stock, including single, double and sit-on-top models. Hard hull and inflatable stand-up paddle boards are also available. Any and all accessories needed out on the water are also available: water shoes, personal floatation devices, dry suits, hats, sunglasses, and fishing gear. Free training is offered on paddling and getting in and out of a kayak.

pats convenience store and lake supplies elephant butte

Pat’s carries everything you’ll need at the lake —fuel, life jackets, tubes, sunscreen, hats — as well as groceries, beer & wine, and spirits.

marina del sur

Marina del Sur is located at the main entrance to Elephant Butte State Park and offers boat rentals, slip rentals, dockside facilities, and a convenience store.

custom dyed silk wraps by sandy hopper of grasshopper silks elephant butte nm

Using a combination of the finest Jacquard silk dyes along with natural dyes and soy wax, Sandy Hopper creates one of one hand painted silks.

krispy krunchy chicken elephanat butte nm

Cajun-flavored chicken, honey-butter biscuits, corn dogs, fries and more. Located inside Fast Stop.

marina suites motel elephant butte nm

Adjacent to Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Marina Suites offers fully-equipped 2-room suites that are ideal for couples, families, or small groups.

Sierra del Rio clubhouse at Turtleback Mountain Resort, Elephant Butte

Enjoy a meal or a drink on the patio next to the beautiful Sierra del Rio Golf Course.

elephant butte inn

Easy lake access, golf packages, outdoor pool (seasonal).

rio lago rv park elephant butte

Rio Lago RV Park is a full service RV camping facility located in the center of Elephant Butte, 2 miles from the lakeshore, and close to shopping and restaurants. Small, well-behaved (and well-cared) for pets are welcome!

monticello rv park elephant butte nm

Our park is near the lake but sits ten miles north of the city of Elephant Butte, so we’re a true get-away spot. All sites are equipped with 30/50 amp. The park offers a renovated laundry/rec room, picnic tables, convenience store and gasoline. Guests must observe quiet time from 10pm-7am. We’re 2 miles down the road from South Monticello Point, which is part of Elephant Butte Lake State Park and which has a boat ramp. We also offer RV & boat storage on-site. Pets welcome, pet policy is leash/pick up as they go.

enchanted view rv park elephant butte nm

Each space includes full hookup and wireless internet. Sites are 25′ wide; we have 4 pull-throughs and can accommodate rigs up to 45′ long. Tents are allowed at some sites. Clubhouse includes water, coffeemaker, pool table, television, books, games, etc. Clubhouse also has two washers, two dryers, and heated bathrooms in winter. Nice big Marksman BBQ on the patio.

dam site rv park elephant butte nm

Beautiful, secluded RV park located at the Damsite Recreation Area on the southern shore of Elephant Butte Lake. Great fishing and hiking trails. Full service Marina and store on site. Boat rentals, kayak rentals and overnight mooring slips are all available.

cedar cove rv park elephant butte nm

We are a clean friendly & smoke-free facility. Spaces come with full hookups. Optional features include patios with awning, storage buildings, and buddy sites. Park models available. Large club house, 6 washers & 6 dryers in the laundry room. No rig is too big!

agua vista rv park elephant butte

Aqua Vista has a splendid view of the lake and surrounding mountains. Nestled amongst desert hills, it’s a relaxing spot to enjoy the abundant wildlife while still being close enough for an easy trip to go shopping, golfing, or boating. Whether you’re pitching a tent, dry-docking, or in your rig (40′ maximum length), add in our amenities like hot showers, laundry facilities, pool, clubhouse, exercise room and a wonderful staff, and you’ll feel at home. The clubhouse amenities include an exercise room and a seasonal solar-heated salt-water pool.

elephant butte lake rv resort

Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort offers 144 full hook-up sites with big rig level sites up to 70 feet. 20, 30, and 50 amp service is available.

trail near south monticello campground elephant butte lake

At Elephant Butte Lake State Park Campground, you’ll find a diverse selection of campsites, including many in close proximity to the water. Choose from 150 developed camp sites in 3 areas of the park; 130 sites have electricity. Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash. Campsites on the beach are available on … Read more

dam site lodge

A historic location that’s perfect for retreats, weddings, family reunions, or other special occasions.

elephant butte community center

Available for craft shows, meetings and other types of events.

boats for sale at butte marine general store elephant butte

Fishing supplies and fuel, plus boat and OHV sales.

sierra del rio golf course with turtle mountain in the background

18 holes, putting green, pitching green, driving range, pro shop.

Expansive view of Elephant Butte Dam in southern New Mexico.

Construction of Elephant Butte Dam was completed in 1916. The adjacent Dam Site Recreation Area was built later as part of The New Deal.

Massage services at Spa Escape Salon in Elephant Butte NM.

A cozy comfy spa offering hair cuts and styling, massage, facials, manicures, and pedicures. Come take your shoes off, grab a cookie and treat yourself to a spa day.

boat towing inflatable tubes at elephant butte lake

New Mexico’s largest body of water, Elephant Butte Lake offers a wealth of recreation – fishing, boating, sailing, and camping on miles of sandy beaches.