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Ted Turner Reserves ecotour on the Armendaris Ranch

Ecotours in Sierra County New Mexico

The Ladder and Armendaris ranches feature some of the most spectacular unspoiled landscapes in the southwest.

Caballo Lake State Park entrance

Caballo Lake State Park Map and Information

Located 20 miles downstream from Elephant Butte, Caballo Lake offers RV & tent camping, kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching.

old license plates at Forget About It

Forget About It – Used Furniture & More

Selling a wide selection of items, from furniture and home decor to vintage books, license plates, and a clothing boutique. Peruse two rooms to see it all.

hot air balloons at Elephant Butte Lake State Park

Elephant Butte Lake State Park Map and Information

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.

Sierra Grande Lodge & Spa

Sierra Grande

Sierra Grande offers full spa services, hot spring baths, a 2-bedroom casita, and eco-tours to two ranches owned by Ted Turner—the Armendaris and the Ladder.

floating the Rio Grande with Whitewater Weekends

Whitewater Weekends

Whitewater Weekends is a full-service river-floating operation, providing everything you need for a trip down the river: transportation, personal flotation devices, and your choice of tube, inflatable kayaks, and rafts.

items for sale at Vic's BroadwayNewMexico, downtown Truth or Consequences

Vic’s on Broadway

Unique gifts, jewelry, locally-made art, vintage & new comics, Mexican nichos and retablos, home decor.

The Golden Girls Suite at Blackstone Hotsprings

Blackstone Hotsprings

Blackstone’s rooms pay tribute to old tv shows, from As the World Turns to Wonder Woman. Main property rooms have unlimited use of in-room hot springs. 4 Luxury baths for walk-ins.

Sierra County Farmers Market apple butter and herbs

Sierra County Farmers Market

The Sierra County Farmers Market is held at Ralph Edwards Park on Saturdays starting the first weekend in June, through the end of October.

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Rock Climbing in Sierra County

Sierra County is home to a few different rock climbing crags, all within an hour of Truth or Consequences.

Hillsboro New Mexico

Hillsboro New Mexico

Hillsboro, the former County Seat, was founded in 1877 when gold was discovered nearby. Today, it is a charming, peaceful village with flower-filled yards and old cottonwoods lining the main street.

Grapevine Bistro, Truth or Consequences

Grapevine Bistro

Brunch, lunch and dinner – healthy but hearty and delicious main dishes, salads, sandwiches, and breakfast items. To-go orders welcome. Outdoor seating.

Pacific Grill

A diverse menu specializing in seafood, but with some pasta dishes and a fresh salad bar.

A & B Drive-In

An old-fashioned downtown drive-in restaurant with burgers, shakes, tacos, enchiladas, burritos, BLTs, and shaved ice.

Black Range artist David Farrell

Art in Truth or Consequences, Hillsboro, Chloride and All of Sierra County

An impressive number of artists have found their way to Truth or Consequences and Sierra County through the years, attracted by expansive vistas, a lack of distractions, colorful characters, and affordable lifestyle. Galleries, shops and murals showcase their work.

prime birding at Caballo Lake State Park

Birding in Sierra County

Sierra County is one of the finest birding regions in the nation in terms of habitat diversity and potential for rarities.  

Truth or Consequences Brewery

Truth or Consequences Brewing Co.

A brewery and gathering spot in the heart of downtown Truth or Consequences.

Riverbend Hot Springs

Riverbend Hot Springs

Riverbend offers lodging, public and private pools on the banks of the Rio Grande, a sauna, and unmatched views of the river and Turtle Mountain.

welcome to Don's Den Truth or Consequences

Don’s Den

Folk art by Don Hallock plus religious icons, antiques & collectibles, and more. Located on Cedar east of Date Street.

La Baracca Italian food Truth or Consequences

La Baracca

Premium casual / globally inspired Italian food in Truth or Consequences. Curbside, catering and outdoor seating.

hats and clothing at The Annex T or C

The Annex T or C

A downtown boutique selling vintage hats, bags, clothing, decor, and local-made balms and other products.

Dust, formerly known as Dust and Glitter, downtown Truth or Consequences


Dust (formerly Dust & Glitter) is a gallery / boutique specializing in hand-made items including jewelry, ceramics, photography, paintings, t-shirts, assemblage, and more.

Hoosier Hot Springs, Truth or Consequences

Hoosier Hot Springs

Three outdoor baths, each with a shower, and one large indoor bath with a separate bathroom are available. Call to make a one-hour appointment during business hours, 1-9pm. Plan ahead and book in advance, same-day appointments might not be available.

Giddy Up Cafe

A new restaurant in downtown T or C serving a select menu on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.

Truth or Consequences City Pool

Truth or Consequences City Pool

Located in Truth or Consequences’ hot springs district, the City Pool is open year-round for laps and open swims.

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Rock Climbing in Sierra County

Sierra County is home to a few different rock climbing crags, all within an hour of Truth or Consequences.

Fire Water Lodge, Truth or Consequences

Fire Water Lodge

Lodging guests have access to private baths, either inside or outside, depending on the room. Pets are allowed for an extra fee.

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