Carrizozo, New Mexico

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Nearby Historic White Oaks

Cedarvale Cemetery (state historic site, grave of the first New Mexico governor, W.C. McDonald). Old White Oaks schoolhouse museum, artist studios, 3 miles north of US-54 to White Oaks turnoff (12 miles northeast of Carrizozo via US-54 and NM-349)

Carrizozo, NM Historic Buildings

Things to do near Carrizozo, NM

Norman Petty Studio

Petty, Buddy Holly, Buddy Knox, Roy Orbison & Fireballs recorded here....

Discover Carlsbad Driving Tour

Begins at Canal / Green streets, follow trailblazer signs....

Spring River Park and Zoo

Minature train ride, carousel, children's fishing lake....

Backwater Draw Archaeological Site and Museum

First occupied by Clovis people about 11,000 years ago....