Area Status: Open
The Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area is a rare gem in the hot desert, this oasis offers cool pools of water and the awesome Sitting Bull Falls. Day-use area only. Pavilions, picnic tables, water, and restrooms provided. Access to many trails can be found from this site.
At a Glance
||Open and available for use. Day-use only. Incoming gate opens at 8:30am and closes to in-coming traffic at 5pm daily. Out-going gate closes at 6pm daily.
||Day-use only. Incoming gate opens at 8:30am and closes to in-coming traffic at 4:00 pm daily. Out-going gate closes at 5:00 pm daily.
||Accessible,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
||$5 per vehicle per day
||year-long - year-long
From US285 north of Carlsbad, turn west onto NM137. Continue on NM137 for about 20 miles until you find County Road 409. Turn right on this road and continue. The Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Site is at the end of this road