Holloman AFB, NM - Recreation

    Local Holloman AFB, NM Parks

    White Sands National Monument - 10 miles away
    Phone: (575) 679-2599
    WSMR P RT 21
    Alamogordo, NM 88330
    Description: The magnificent pure white gypsum dunes provide excellent recreational opportunities. Many guests bring their sleds and surf down the dunes. The best time to hit the sand is on a full moon when the park stays open late and the full moon reflects off the white sand. It has cooled off from the heat of the desert and seems like daytime. Camping is available.
    Oliver Lee - 17 miles away
    Phone: (575) 437-8284
    409 Dog Canyon Rd.
    Alamogordo, NM 8831
    Description: It features a historical muesem and a 19th century ranch house that is authentically restored. Spring water supports plant and wild life native to the high desert. Guided tours are available. Camping is available.
    Three Rivers Petroglyph - 50 miles away
    Phone: (505) 954-2000
    County Road B30
    Tularosa, NM 88352
    Description: This park protects over 20,000 prehistoric images scatched into black volcanic boulders. Camping is available.
    Carlsbad Caverns - 180 miles away
    Phone: (575) 785-2232
    Gartersnake Road
    Whites City, AL 88268
    Description: It features the world's largest underground chambers. Self-guided and guided tours are available. During the summer months over 2 million bats from Mexico migrate into the cavern. A phenomenal show takes place around sunset as 2 million bats create a whirlwind as the leave to eat 10 tons of insects in one night. Camping is available.
    Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument - 180 miles away
    Phone: (575) 536-9461
    Trail of the Mountain Spirits Byway
    Silver City, NM 88062
    Description: The Moglollon people lived in the cliffs's natural cavities from the last 1270s through the early 1300s. Earlier structures dating back to 100-400 AD also are preserved. Self-guided tours are available. Camping is available

    Local Holloman AFB, NM Campgrounds

    VALLEY OF THE FIRES - 60 miles away
    Phone: 575-648-2241
    US 380
    Carrizozo, AL 88301
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Volcanic eruptions occured 1500 years ago and span 6 miles by 44 miles. Campsites with grills, tables, water and shelters are available. These facilities are open 24 hours a day. Elevation is around 6000' above seal level.
    BLUFF SPRINGS WATERFALL - 45 miles away
    Phone: 575-682-2551
    Rio Penasco Road
    Cloudcroft, NM 88317
    RVs Allowed? Yes
    Description: Natural waterfall and springs with hiking trails are available. These trails and campsites are available 24 hours a day. Elevation is about 9000' above sea level.