Welcome to Sierra County New Mexico, the heart of "The Land of Enchantment"! When you are looking for adventure, relaxation, a healing hot springs vacation spot, or to relocate in a gorgeous desert setting, Sierra County New Mexico has it all.
Truth or Consequences is the seat of Sierra County, boasting fine dining, a wide array of lodging choices, and the world famous hot springs. Making Truth or Consequences - better known as T or C in local parlance - your home base while pursuing adventure in Sierra County opens up a wide variety of recreational and historic opportunities. This small vibrant desert city is home to artists, rock hounds, authors, and musicians. Geronimo was known to come to the hot springs with his people for relaxation, socialization, wound treatment, and overall health improvement. Truth or Consequences hot springs remain a draw for visitors and community members who wish to relax, meditate, relieve pain, and heal from illness.
Do you love historic ghost towns with a scenic drive through high desert and mountains? Take a trip to Kingston, Hillsboro, Chloride, or any number of historic mining towns located in Sierra County New Mexico. The Black Range Mountains to the west still provide modern day miners with the excitement of a strike on gold and silver! Take a tour of the old jails, courthouses, and mining operations of old while making new friends and discoveries.
Sierra County New Mexico is also home to vast expanses of open public land. Hikers can go for an easy hike along the Rio Grande or challenge themselves to the difficult hike to the top of Turtleback Mountain. State Parks and campgrounds are available at Elephant Butte, New Mexico's largest lake, Monticello, Caballo Lake, Caballo Dam/Riverside, and at Leahsburg Dam. You can find a number of great RV Parks at affordable prices located throughout the county including in Truth or Consequences, Hillsboro, and Arrey New Mexico. These parks offer short and long term camping and some have access to the world famous hot springs.
Explore Sierra County New Mexico and discover the true meaning of Land of Enchantment!