2708 West Scenic Drive
Hobbs, NM 88240
Phone: (575) 492-1000
Fax: (575) 492-1001
New Mexico's newest state park is at this 3,400 acre Bureau of Reclamation impoundment on the Pecos River. Enjoy jet-skiing and water-skiing. Paved ramp on each side of the lake.
Outdoor family entertainment. All features in stereo with your car's FM stereo radio. Featuring 3 giant screens! Come early and enjoy an evening meal from our concessions.
This state park features Chihuahuan Desert flora, fauna and much more.
The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is home to several animals and plants of the Chihuahuan Desert in their local habitats. A zoo and botanical garden, it is located on U.S. Route 285, Carlsbad, New Mexico at an elevation of 3200 feet (980 meters) on the Ocotillo Hills. The park offers its visitors a glimpse of the flora and fauna. Some of the rare species include cougar, prairie dogs, Gila monster, badger, elk, and so on. There are as many as 14 species of snakes. On the other hand, the aviary features hawks, eagles, turkeys, songbirds and roadrunner, to name a few. A comprehensive zoo, it is of great historic significance to the country.