Located at the end of the Sunspot Scenic By-way (NM6563) is the Sunspot and Apache Point Observatories and the Sunspot Visitor Center. Enjoy the ride to and from and learn more about the Solar System and the work being done at the Observatories.
At a Glance
Directions: From Cloudcroft, turn south onto NM130 and then right onto NM6563 (Sunspot Scenic By-Way) about 2 miles later. Continue for about 18 miles to the end of the Scenic Byway to the intersection of NM6563 and Sacramento Rd (C2). Veer right at this point. A short ways past this intersection you will turn left at the sign for the Visitor Center.
Visitor Center for the Sunspot and Apache Point Observatories located at the end of the Sunspot Scenic By-way (NM 6563)