Welcome to Cloudcroft, New Mexico! We are proud of our 110 year old, unique mountain community which combines the amenities of modern life with our heritage as a pioneer village. Cloudcroft, NM is the travel destination of thousands of visitors each year. In the summer, it is a wonderful place to get away from the heat and enjoy the delightful pleasures of the mountains. In the winter, you can explore the vast wonderland of cross-country skiing, snow mobiling, and ice skating. At any time of the year, Cloudcroft is truly “The Most Enchanting Part of the Land of Enchantment!”
Cloudcroft, New Mexico is….
- 40 miles from casino wagering and golf at the Inn of the Mountain Gods.
- 50 miles from Ruidoso Downs.
- 16 miles from the Space Museum, Alameda Park Zoo, and Toy Train Depot in Alamogordo.
- 40 miles from White Sands National Monument.
- 150 miles from Carlsbad Caverns.
- 90 miles from El Paso and the Mexican border.
- Within 50 miles of 8 magnificent golf courses.
August 28-29 – Melodrama Open Air Pavilion in Zenith Park. Cloudcroft.
September 5 – Annual Outhouse Race. Cloudcroft.
September 5-7 – Labor Day Fiesta. Cloudcroft.
September 19 – Lumberjack Day (575) 682-2733. Cloudcroft.
October 3-4 – October Art Festival. Zenith Park. Cloudcroft.
October 17-18 – High Rolls Apple Festival. www.highrollsfestivals.com
October 31 – Great Pumpkin Race & Kid’s Costume Contest. Burro Avenue. Cloudcroft.
November 28 – Santa Land Bonfire. Zenith Park. Cloudcroft.
December 5 – Pet Parade on Burro Ave. Cloudcroft.
December 5 – Lighted Christmas Parade on Burro Ave. Cloudcroft.
December 19 – Santa Land Bonfire in Zenith Park 4:00. Santa 5:00. Cloudcroft.
Cloudcroft.com now has a special, easy-to-use design for cell phones. Check it out on your cell.
Cloudcroft.com crosses the MILLION HITS A MONTH mark. For details see our public stats page here.
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CLOUDCROFT CHRONICLES is a three volume trilogy of the life and times in a small mountain village as seen through the eyes of CLOUDCROFT ONLINE NEWSLETTER author Don Vanlandingham.
Volume 1 is now in print and available to CLOUDCROFT ONLINE NEWSLETTER and Cloudcroft.com readers and selected retail shops in the Cloudcroft area.
To order by mail, send $35 dollars ($5 covers mailing and handling costs) to:
Lubbock, Texas 79499
Your book will be autographed unless otherwise requested.