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AKC Dog Show in Truth or Consequences

4-Day AKC Dog Show October 11-14
in Truth or Consequences

Calling all cynophilists (that’s a fancy word for dog enthusiast) — don’t miss the AKC Dog Show happening in Truth or Consequences in mid-October!

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music pavilion at the Black Range Lodge

Pickamania 2018 in Kingston NM

Pickamania — a weekend-long showcase of live music set in Kingston New Mexico, has evolved from its origins as a backyard party hosted in a garlic shed into a festival celebrating the love of acoustic music of all genres.

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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.

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Kayak rental

Get Outdoors and Onto the Water!

Memorial Day Weekend is nearly here! The weather is hotter’n blazes in southern New Mexico, but fortunately, there is a lot of cool refreshing water (2 lakes, the Rio Grande) just waiting for you to enjoy it!

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Kayak Fishing Tournament

Kayak Fishing Tournament May 19-21

This catch-photo-release tournament is open to any non-motorized watercraft—canoe, kayak, rowboat, etc. Prize categories include largest & smallest largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye.

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Elephant Butte Lake stocked with black bass

Fishstock II

Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Fish & Game, and a team of volunteers introduced approximately 40,000 fish into the waters of the reservoir on August 13 2015.

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July 4 at Elephant Butte Lake

BIG 4th of July 2015 Weekend in Elephant Butte New Mexico!

Fourth of July 2015 at Elephant Butte Lake will include a Sand Castle Building Contest, RV & Boat Show, and the big Fireworks Show.

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first day hike across Elephant Butte Dam

Healthy New Year! Move into 2015 with a Walk, Run, Yoga Retreat or Healing Workshop

Sierra County rings in 2015 with Health: First Day Hikes, a Full Moon Run and 2 wellness workshops.

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T or C to Host 16th New Mexico Archaeology Fair October 4th

“Travel Through Time” at the 16th New Mexico Architectural Fair at Ralph Edwards Park in Truth or Consequences on October 4 from 10am-4pm.

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New Mexico True TV in T or C

New Mexico True TV Visits T-or-C and Chloride

Truth or Consequences New Mexico and the nearby historic mining town of Chloride receive the New Mexico True Television treatment.

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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.

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boats on Elephant Butte Lake

Labor Day Sunday at Winding Roads Park

Labor Day Weekend at the lake, old geezer style. No racing motors (except from afar), just a quiet park, wildlife and great views – the perfect staycationette.

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middle Percha Creek flooding near Kingston

Middle Percha Creek Flooding on August 4 (Filmed in Kingston NM)

In the aftermath of the Silver Fire, there was concern that Hillsboro could flood. Turns out there was a flood but it didn’t get as far as Hillsboro. This video footage was submitted by Catherine Wanek of the Black Range Lodge.

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video: Elephant Butte Water Activities

Lots to Do at Elephant Butte Lake

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

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Isabelle Court, an asset to the Geronimo Trail Visitor Center

Isabelle Court – Welcoming Guests to the Geronimo Trail Visitor Center

Visitor Center employee Isabel Court goes the extra mile.

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paragliding at elephant butte lake

Paragliding at Elephant Butte Lake

Imagine, if you can, soaring high over the lake while wearing your own pair of wings.

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campfires allowed 100' from the water at Elephant Butte & Caballo Lakes

Elephant Butte Lake – Campfires Allowed!

Always a good idea to check with park rangers before building a fire, of course.

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