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Driving to Elephant Butte
Conveniently located just off I-25 between Albuquerque and Las Cruces, the City of Elephant Butte is an easy and scenic drive from several major cities.
Albuquerque
148 miles
Santa Fe
207 miles
Las Cruces
80 miles
El Paso
123 miles
Denver
590 miles
Lubbock
387 miles
Phoenix
419 miles
DRIVING FROM ALBUQUERQUE
Take I-25 south to Exit 83. At the bottom of the ramp, turn left on Hwy 181, pass under the freeway and then take your first left onto Hwy 195. Proceed roughly three miles to the City of Elephant Butte.
DRIVING FROM LAS CRUCES
Take I-25 north to Exit 79. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto I-25 S Boulevard. In .04 miles, turn left onto US-85 N/NM-181, which will bear left in .2 miles. Continue another 1.3 miles to NM-171/Warm Springs Blvd. Turn right and follow Warm Springs 1.6 miles to the City of Elephant Butte at the intersection of Warm Springs Blvd. and HWY 195/Lakeshore Road.
Air Transportation
Choose one of the many daily flights into the Albuquerque International Sunport. Rental cars are available at the airport.
Ground Transportation
Ground transportation is available from the Albuquerque International Sunport by calling:
Twin Hearts Express
Telephone: 800-654-9456 or (505) 751-1201
Express shuttle to the City of Elephant Butte requires reservations a minimum of 24 hours in advance
Group transportation (25+) is available from Albuquerque to the City of Elephant Butte by calling
FTS Tours
Telephone: 505.897.2886
Group transportation requires reservations a minimum of 3 days in advance.
Group transportation (14+) is available from El Paso, TX and Las Cruces NM to the City of Elephant Butte by calling:
FTS Tours
Telephone: 505.897.2886
Group transportation requires reservations a minimum of 3 days in advance.
Heli Transportation
Helicopter flights are available into the City of Elephant Butte from Albuquerque's Double Eagle II Airport and also from Santa Theresa NM (near El Paso TX) by calling:
Vertical Limit Aviation (helicopter)
Telephone: 505.831.HELI (4354)
Heli flights require reservations a minimum of 2 weeks in advance