Local Area Attractions Near Las Vegas, New Mexico KOA Journey

Hermit Peak

Hermit Peak

Hermit's Peak is a mountain in San Miguel County, in northern New Mexico, United States.  (Looks like a face)  A great view from the top if you wish to hike.  Proceed cautiously on this 7.7-mile out-and-back trail near Las Vegas, New Mexico. Generally considered a highly challenging route, it takes an average of 5 h 7 min to complete and should only be attempted by experienced adventurers. This trail is great for hiking and horseback riding, and it's unlikely you'll encounter many other people while exploring.

Walt's Cabin from the Television Series Longmire, Valles Caldera National Monument

Walt's Cabin from the Television Series Longmire, Valles Caldera National Monument

The Valles Caldera Naitonal Monument contains the cabin used as Walt's Cabin in the television series Longmire.

The Plaza Hotel

The Plaza Hotel

The Plaza Hotel is on the north side of the old town plaza in Las Vegas, originally an area where wagons were parked. The town was founded in the 1830s.=10.8333px During the Mexican–American War, in 1846 Stephen W. Kearny gave a speech on the plaza where he proclaimed that New Mexico was part of the United States. The Historic Plaza Hotel and Event Center has 70 guest rooms, with 19 overlooking beautiful Plaza Park.

230 Plaza

Las Vegas, NM 87701

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Buffalo Hall Bar and Cowboy Cafe

Buffalo Hall Bar and Cowboy Cafe

Situated in the railroad district and within blocks of the historic Castañeda and El Fidel hotels, the 600-person event hall, bar, and barbeque joint draws lovers of smoked and grilled meats, concert goers, wedding guests, and billiards and cornhole players to its lofty, rustic space.

528 Grand Avenue

Las Vegas, NM 87701

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Montezuma Hot Springs

Montezuma Hot Springs

Located six miles outside Las Vegas, New Mexico, Montezuma Hot Springs is tucked away along the Gallinas Creek near the historic Montezuma Castle Resort. The pools located on private property offer a variety of temperatures and experiences, and the geothermal springs are free and easy to access.

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Local Area Recreation Near Las Vegas, New Mexico KOA Journey

Golfing

Golfing

Pendaries or New Mexico Highlands University.

Fishing and Hiking

Fishing and Hiking

Areas include Gallinas River, Morphy Lake and Pecos.

Fort Union

Fort Union

Enjoy a walk around Fort Union.  This is an old Civil War Fort.  Park Rangers will walk you around and talk about interesting facts during the Civil War.  Watch videos along the way.
Just 25 miles north of Las Vegas off of I25.

Museums

Museums

Come and enjoy the Teddy Roosevelt Rough Riders Museum located in Las Vegas NM.  
Lots of interesting facts.

Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge

Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge

Enjoy a hike and learn about some native birds at the Las Vegas National Wildlife Refuge.  Just 15 minutes from the Las Vegas NM KOA