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Sitting Bull Falls

Eddy County Rd 409, Lincoln National Forest, Carlsbad, NM
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Great little Oasis in the middle of nowhere

What a great little place. Covered picnic areas, hiking and waterfalls with great swimming pools... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Great Falls Oasis

Sitting Bull Falls was an outstanding feature of my youth; my uncle and aunt had a ranch a mile... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John T
Punta Gorda, Florida
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Eddy County Rd 409, Lincoln National Forest, Carlsbad, NM
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great little place. Covered picnic areas, hiking and waterfalls with great swimming pools. Kinda of far out there but not crowded. I wish I loved closer so I could frequent this place.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sitting Bull Falls was an outstanding feature of my youth; my uncle and aunt had a ranch a mile away. The roads are better now, but allow time as they are windy and have a side drop off in places. The Falls were running a...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was crazy how in the middle of no where this place is! It was so worth it! The family loved it! Just taking everything in was amazing!, there is plenty of Day use spots and there is actual bathrooms

1  Thank John S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The drive out there is about an hour and its very secluded but the waterfall and surrounding area is beautiful. The trail to the top is lots of fun too if you're young and agile.

Thank foodislife3849
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been wanting to check this place out for awhile and definitely glad we did. It was an impromptu trip and took quite awhile - certainly out of the way of everything except drilling sites - but when we finally arrived it was very beautiful.

2  Thank zabryli
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

A nice side attraction before visiting the caverns. Couldn't resist cooling our feet in the pool below the falls. Our teenage son took a dip in the cool spring water. We visited on a weekday mid morning. Fewer than 10 people were there. The ranger...More

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

One of the few remaining artesian spring waterfalls left in NM. After a fire some years back, the tourist facilities were ruined, but were subsequently rebuilt. Watch out for the squirrels, if you leave your food out and walk to the falls, they will come...More

1  Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The kids have nice swimming at the bottom of the water fall. Nice springs to swim in at the top of the fall. Covered tables at the entrance for eating and relaxing. Make sure you leave your $5 day fee! It helps maintain and clean...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very out of the way but worth the trip. Not many people were there when we got there. There are covered picnic tables and restrooms. You can take the walkway down to the bottom of the falls for pictures or wading in the pool. The...More

2  Thank 2014psr
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I came to Carlsbad to celebrate our year anniversary! We heard about Sitting Bull Falls and were excited to check it out! The drive was definitely off the beaten path but we enjoyed it. The road goes through an Open Range so...More

1  Thank 3Roseberry
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