Roswell Community

Points of Interest

Bottomless Lakes, New Mexico's First State Park Bitter Lake
National Wildlife Refuge, Actually seven small park lakes bordered by high red bluffs, the park offers a variety of sports including hiking, swimming, fishing, and scuba diving.For more information, visit the
Bottomless Lakes Web Site

Eastern New Mexico State Fair & Parade - Eastern New Mexico Fair Grounds. For exact date call Paula Vanover at (505) 623-9411.

Anderson Museum of Contemporary Art - Collection of contemporary art works produced by past artists-in-residence. 409 E. College Blvd. Free Admission. Open 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Phone #623-5600.

Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico - James Phelps White's stately home is filled with antiques, artifacts and a changing gallery of historical exhibits. They have library of information on early Roswell. 200 N. Lea Ave. (Comer of Lea & Hwy US 70 West). Free Admission. Open 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Mon Sun. 622-&333 Special tours by appt.

International UFO Museum & Research Center - UFO phenomenon exhibits and gift shop. 114 N. Main. Free admission. Open 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. each day October to April, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. May to September. # 625-9495 Closed Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.

General Douglas L. McBride Museum - Military armament displays and N.M.M.l. memorabilia. New Mexico Military Institute, 101 West College Blvd. Free Admission. Open T-F 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. & 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.. Closed all holidays. Educational programs by appt. Phone #624-8220.

Roswell Museum & Art Center - Art by Peter Hurd, Henriette Wyeth, Georgia O'Keefe, Marsden Hartley, John Marin, Rogers Aston Collection. Robert H. Goddard's workshop recreated. Gift shop. 100 W. 11' St. Free Admission. Mon. Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sundays and Holidays 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.. Phone #624-6744.

Robert H. Goddard Planetarium - an adjoining wing to the Roswell Museum & Art Center. Open to the public one week per month. Tuesday Saturday 1:30 p.m., and Friday 7:30 p.m.. General Admission $2; Members $1. Phone #624-6744.

Outdoor Recreation

Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge - Migratory fowl, designated fishing & hunting areas. North Main St., east on Pine Lodge Rd appx. 9 miles. Open 7:30 am- 4:00 pm everyday. 622-6755.

Bottomless Lakes - Swimming, boating, fishing & hiking, camping, showers, bathrooms. 12 miles east on hwy. 380, then south on NM 409. Open days 6 am - 9 pm, $3/car. 624-6058.

Cahoon Park/Swimming Pool - Nice park setting. Largest outdoor pool in Roswell. Open Memorial Day thru Labor Day. 1101 W. Fourth, 624-6764.

Spring River Park & Spring River Park & Zoo - Features include a miniature train ride, carousel, a children’s fishing lake, and a zoo. Free admission. Open 10 am - 8 pm, 7 days a week. 106 East College, 624-6760.

Spring River Bike & Hike Trail - A scenic paved bicycle & jogging/walking trail winding through the Spring River corridor. ( it links the Spring River Park to the Spring River golf course)

Performing Arts

Roswell Community Little Theatre - P.O. Box 305 Roswell, NM 88201, (505)622-1982.

Roswell Symphony Orchestra - 3201 N. Main, (505)623-5882.

Annual Latino Band Appreciation Celebration - February. Call the Parks & Recreation Dept. at 624-6720 for date & time.

Party on the Pecos - at Cahoon Park. Nashville entertainment as well as local, food & game booths. Contact Kelly Bradshaw at the Roswell Community League, 625-1259, for more information.

Pearson Auditorium - NMMI Contact: Major Askwig 624-8400 - $400 Base for 4 hrs, $50 each hour, 10/hr for bldg supr. Capacity - 900 people

Amphitheater - NMMI Contact: Major Askwig 624-8400 - $200 base, 50/ea addtl, 10/hr bldg superviser - Capacity - 300 people.

Annual Events

Annual Old Timers Balloon Rally. May 3-4, 2003. The first weekend of May. For more information contact Victoria at (505) 622-1221.

Party on the Pecos. May 3, 2003. The first Saturday in May. Food & Games booths, kids korner, live entertainment. For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (505) 624-6720. This year headline country singer Steve Azar.

Cinco de Mayo Celebration. May 4, 2003. The First Sunday in May. Food & Games booths, live Tejano entertainment. For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (505) 624-6720.

Fishing Derby at Spring River Park. June 14, 2003. Second Saturday in June. For more information contact the Parks & Recreation Dept. at (505) 624-6720. Begins this year 9:00am.

UFO Encounter Festival . July 3-6, 2003. Annual festival held first week in July. Week long festivities include children’s games, food booths, expo trade show, alien costumes contest, a lien village, laser light shows, concerts and more. For more information contact Shawn Hughes (505) 623-5695 or Carl Lucas (505) 624-7729.

Dragon Fly Festival. August 23 & 24, 2003. For more information contact the Friends Group at (505) 622-6755.

Chili Cheese Festival. September 26 & 27, 2003. Last Saturday in September. Arts and Crafts, foods and games, booths, workshops, musical entertainment, Chile roasting, stagecoach rides. For more information contact Dusty Huckabee at (505) 624-6860.

Pinatafest. September 12-14, 2003. Mid September. Food & games, booths, parade, entertainment and piñata breaking. For more information contact Ray Baca at (505) 624-0889.

Eastern New Mexico State Fair & Parade. September 29-October 5, 2003. Late September, early part of October. For more information contact Trisha Lair or Laura Eldrige (505) 623-9411. This year theme 81 Years of Family, Fun & Tradition.

Mainstreet Roswell Electric Light Parade. December 6, 2003. First Saturday in December. For more information contact Dusty Huckabee, Mainstreet Roswell at (505) 624-6860.

Accommodations

Belmont, 2100 West Second, 505-623-4522
Budget Inn, 2101 North Main, 505-623-6050, 800-752-INNS
Budget Inn West, 2200 West Second, 505-623-3811, 800-806-7030
Best Western El Rancho Palacio, 2205 N Main, 505-622-272, 800-528-1234
Comfort Inn, 3595 North Main, 505-623-4567
Crane Motel, 1212 West Second, 505-623-1293
Days Inn, 1310 North Main, 505-623-4021, 800-Days Inn
Econo Lodge, 2331 North Main, 505-623-9425
El Capitan Motel, 1631 S Main, 505-622-9375
Frontier, 3010 North Main, 505-622-1400, 800-678-1401
Holiday Inn Express, 2300 N Main, 505-627-9900, 800-HOLIDAY
Leisure Inn, 2700 West Second, 505-622-2575
Mayo Lodge, 1716 West Second, 505-622-0210
Motel 6, 3307 N. Main, 505-625-6666
National 9, 2001 North Main, 505-622-0110, 800-423-3106
Navaja Motel, 1013 West Second, 505-622-9220
Ramada Inn, 2803 West Second, 505-623-9440, 800-272-6232
Sally Port Inn & Suites, (Best Western), 2000 North Main, 505-622-6430
Super 8, 3575 North Main, 505-622-8886, 800-800-8000

Roswell Campgrounds & Recreational Vehicle Parks

Tent Camping & RV's
Bottomless Lakes National Wildlife Refuge, 12 miles east of Roswell, Hwy 380, 624-6058
Town & Country R.V. Park, 331 West Brasher Road, 624-1833
Trailer Village Campgrounds, 1706 East Second Street, 623-6040

RV Parks Only

Golden Rule Mobile Home & RV Park, 37 McCall Loop, 624-2436
Spring River Estates & RV Park, 1000 East College, 623-8034
Trade Village RV Park, 2200 S. Sunset, 622-7447

Restaurants

A Taste Of Europe, 1201 N. Main, 505-624-0313
Andrea's Mexican Restaurant, 3106 N. Main, 505-627-7526
Applebee's, 2212 N. Main Roswell, 505-627-9606
Arby's Restaurant,1013 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-8710
Billy Ray's Restaurant And Lounge, 118 E. 3rd Roswell, 505-627-0997
Burger King, 107 Country Club Rd E. Roswell, 505-624-1777
Burger King, 1622 Main St S. Roswell, 505-623-9121
Burrito Express, 1309 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-0939
Captain D's Seafood Restaurant, 2828 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-8706
Cattle Barron Steak and Seafood, 113 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-2465
Cattleman's Steak House 2010 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-3500
Cecillio's Restaurant, 107 Twin Diamond Rd, Roswell, 505-622-6180
Chew's West Restaurant, 2509 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-6484
Church's Chicken, 1141 S. Main, 505-623-1640
Claim Restaurant, 1310 N. Main, 505-623-6042
Corndogs Plus, 4501 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-2263
Crash City Café, 4801 2 W. Roswell, 505-627-7904
Dairy Queen, 701 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-4136
Dairy Queen North, 1900 Main St N Roswell, 505-622-0002
Danny's Downtown Mexican Cuisine, 505 N. Main St., 505-623-9691
Deli Corner, 1002 2 W. Roswell, 505-622-5245
Denny's Restaurant, 200 N. Main St Roswell, 505-623-5377
Denny's Restaurant, 2200 N. Main St., 505-622-9960
Domino's Pizza, 2417 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-3030
Domino's Pizza, 1124 S. Union, 505-622-3030
Dynasty, 1208 N. Main Street, 505-625-8891
East Lake Restaurant, 200 N. Richardson, 505-625-1100
El Toro Bravo, 102 S. Main Roswell, 505-622-9280
Friend's Diner, 100 S. Richardson Roswell, 505-910-1620
Golden Corral, 2624 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-5102
Hazel's Restaurant, 5800 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-7441
Hunan Chinese, 2609 1/2 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-8630
Ingrids Lakeside Café, Lake Van Dexter, 505-734-6080
Julies Place, 1704 S. Union Roswell, 505-625-8776
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 110 W. Hobbs, 505-622-5498
Kentucky Fried Chicken, 2423 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-4013
Kwan Den, 1000 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-4192
La Casita, 6009 South Main, 505-347-4976
La Comida, 1505 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-627-7118
La Posta, 109 Delaware Ave., 505-625-6726
Linda's Homemade Mexican, 1120 E.2nd St. Roswell, 505-625-0607
Little Valley Bar And Grill, 107 S. Lincoln, 505-734-9927
Long John Silver, 1802 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-6033
Luz's Place, 100 S. Lincoln Dexter,505-734-1283
Margaritas, 409 E. 2nd Roswell, 505-623-9603
Martin's Capitol Café, 110 W. 4 Roswell, 505-624-2111
Mary's Kitchen And Catering, 900 N. Garden, 505-622-3016
McDonald's Restaurant, 720 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-4752
McDonald's Restaurant, 1804 S. Main Roswell, 505-625-8799
Nuthin' Fancy, 2103 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-4098
Ooy's Thai Bar-B-Que, 1000 W. Hobbs, 505-624-2040
Orville & Wilbur's, Airport Restaurant, 505-347-9754
Pasta Café, 4501 N. Main Roswell, 505-624-1111
Peppers Grill & Bar, 500 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-1700
Peter Piper Pizza, 2601 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-3474
Pizza Hut, 701 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-1250
Pizza Hut, 3013 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-7392
Pizza Hut, 1203 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-623-8380
Price's Restaurant, 5406 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-3443
Quiren El Burrito Loco, 312 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-623-8344
Red Onion Restaurant, 1400 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-3232
Schlotzsky's Deli, 401 N. Richardson Ave, 505-623-4840
Scotty's Pit Bar B Que, 109 E. Deming, 505-622-9550
Sonic Drive Inn, 624 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-5800
Sonic Drive Inn, 1718 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-9129
Sonic Drive Inn, 1209 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-7400
Subway, 2901 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-0094
Subway, 1307 S. Main Roswell, 505-622-0095
Taco Bell, 3007 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-5252
Tastee Freeze, 1800 S. Main Roswell, 505-623-8401
Tastee Freeze, 1303 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-623-6401
The Hungry American, 3012 N. Main Roswell, 505-622-1266
Tia Juana's Mexican Grille, 3601 N. Main Roswell, 505-627-6113
Tinnie Mercantile Store And Deli, 412 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-2031
Tinnie Silver Doller, US 70/380 Hondo, 505-653-4425
Tortilleria El Matate, 105 E. McGaffey, 505-627-3667
Walley Burger, 1113 W. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-2300
Wally Burger, 625 E. 2nd Roswell, 505-622-7844
Wendy's Hamburger, 1101 N. Main Roswell, 505-623-7950
Whataburger Restaurant, 2110 N. Main Roswell, 505-625-1633

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