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Sitting Bull Falls

Eddy County Rd 409, Lincoln National Forest, Carlsbad, NM
+1 575-885-4181
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Sitting Bull Falls

About 32 miles southwest of highway 285. Drive up to was scenic. Once you get there, nice little... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jpatterson915
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El Paso, Texas
A little out of the way but worth the trip

Sitting Bull Falls is a great day trip and picnic area. Though off the beaten path, it is well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Darryl L
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Marana, Arizona
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  • Average8%
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“long drive” (12 reviews)
“worth the trip” (14 reviews)
“day trip” (12 reviews)
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LOCATION
Eddy County Rd 409, Lincoln National Forest, Carlsbad, NM
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+1 575-885-4181
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"long drive"
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"worth the trip"
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"day trip"
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"parking area"
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"off the beaten path"
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"on the rocks"
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"out of the way"
in 10 reviews
"covered picnic tables"
in 9 reviews
"water flow"
in 5 reviews
"swimming hole"
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"open range"
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"water shoes"
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"nice picnic"
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"lincoln national forest"
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"picnic area"
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"viewing deck"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

About 32 miles southwest of highway 285. Drive up to was scenic. Once you get there, nice little trails to take you to various water spots in the area. The falls were picturesque. Well worth the time

3  Thank jpatterson915
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sitting Bull Falls is a great day trip and picnic area. Though off the beaten path, it is well worth the drive to see this natural wonder. Kids and adults alike will have a great time.

1  Thank Darryl L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great place. This place is beautiful and well worth the drive. I would have gave it a 5 but when we got back to the park it was closed without explanation. We hiked back to falls anyway and we where very glad we...More

2  Thank PCBIllinois
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fun day out with teen girl friends! Bring sunscreen, towels, snacks, bottled water & water shoes &/or good walking shoes. The water is cold still right now but bearable after 2pm. $5 entrance fee per car. Restrooms & covered picnic tables at location. Hiking trail...More

4  Thank Genia M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We took the long drive up to the falls and glad we did. It is very dry here so the falls was just a trickle. There were several swimmers however in the pool. Last year I saw snakes in the water so these were brave...More

3  Thank mosaiclover
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

It's off the beaten path and worth every mile! My kids are 10 and 7 and loved all of it. The road is paved, windy and cow lined. The falls are a fun and let imaginations run wild. I was surprised that it cost $5...More

1  Thank Amy C
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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

We decided to stop before heading back home, It was extremely nice. If you plan on having a bbq or just a picnic. There's a ton of picnic tables, along with a bbq grill at each of them. There's a bathroom area if you need...More

3  Thank Latasha R
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was a beautiful site, even at the end of a dry winter. The road leading to the Falls was long but paved and easy to follow, through desert country. The spring-fed falls were surprising. Obviously, the water flow will be greater during other times...More

2  Thank HMP32015
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Incredibly beautiful natural area! There was a red flag warning the day we went, but I’d imagine it’s usually windy in this canyon. The water was so frigid it took my breath away when I jumped in. The earlier you go the better I think....More

1  Thank h s
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Of you have time go see the falls. It is an hour off the road but beautiful. Spent a good amount of time climbing rocks and exploring!

Thank Brandi H
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Sofia A
27 May 2018|
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Response from Genia M | Reviewed this property |
I believe they will be open. This is the contact number for further information: 575-434-7200
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laura47f
18 May 2018|
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Response from BPBOdessa_Texas |
No, it’s a paved trail to the waters edge. Bring water shoes. It’s beautiful you will love it there. Also bring snacks and lunch it’s a good distance thru open ranch land to get there. Watch for cattle and wildlife on the... More
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Kendra C
6 May 2018|
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Response from Latasha R | Reviewed this property |
Its very easy its a paved path down to the falls. We took our stroller with us, but had to leave it at the top because of the stairs leading down. Now if decide to take the hike it will be difficult.
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