Area Attractions - Things to Do

Things To Do--To See--To Taste--To Experience!

 In no particular order, these are a few of the things to do within a 100 miles of St Francis de Sales:

  • Ft Seldon and Leasburg State Park
  • Town of Mesilla (west side of Las Cruces)
  • Truth or Consequences - Hot Springs
  • Golf - T or C, Las Cruces
  • State Parks : Caballo Lake, Percha Dam, Elephant Butte
  • Santo Nino Atocha Shrine
  • Sparky's Restaurant - Hatch - best Chile cheeseburger in New Mexico
  • Hot Stuff Restaurant - Hatch
  • Pepper Pot Restaurant - Hatch
  • B&E Burritos - Hatch
  • Hatch Museum
  • Spaceport America
  • Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument (CR E-006 immed before Border Patrol on Hwy 185) 4 wheel drive road
  • Silver City activities
  • Gila National Forest (cliff dwellings and wilderness area)
  • Rock City
  • Faywood Hot Springs
  • Dripping Springs - east side of Las Cruces
  • Hiking in the Organ Mountains near Las Cruces
  • Roswell, NM - large lakes for boating and fishing activities
  • White Sands Missile and National Monument
  • Rodey Cemetary
  • Hatch Valley Mercado - seasonal
  • Chile vendors in Hatch
  • Hatch Chile Festival - Labor Day weekend -
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Of note: Restaurants in Hatch close by 7PM. There are snacks and drinks available at a convenience store in Hatch after that time. 

Sledding at White Sands.

Sledding at White Sands.