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New Mexico United States #60 Highway Guide

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0.0
7359 ft.
New Mexico-Arizona State Line
US Highway 60 crosses the Arizona-New Mexico state line. Begins its route in New Mexico in Catron County.
10.7
17.2
7264 ft.
Red Hill, NM
North of highway. A ghost town, also known as the Quemado volcanic field.
17.5
28.2
6969 ft.
Blaines Lake
North of US Highway 60. Fishing.
32.7
52.6
6883 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 601
Northwest to Zuni Salt Lake (north & west of Quemado, NM): an unusual high desert lake, then goes north to an intersection with NM State Highway 36, in the community of Fence Lake, NM. Limited services.
33.8
54.4
6864 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 32
South to the community of Apache Creek, NM and the community of Cruzville, NM. Both are within the Apache National Forest.
34.2
55.1
6883 ft.
Quemado, NM
Community of Quemado, NM. Limited services.
34.5
55.6
6886 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 36
North-west to the community Fence Lake, NM.
55.6
89.4
7687 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 603
To the northwest, intersects NM State Highway 36, where it terminates.
56.1
90.3
7799 ft.
Pie Town, NM
Community of Pie Town, NM. - Annual Pie Festival (second Saturday of September). - Jackson Park. - Pie Town RV Park (Tel. 575-772-2727).
57.5
92.5
7808 ft.

NOTE: US Highway 60 enters the Cibola National Forest (1.6 million acres); includes Magdalena, Zuni, Mt. Taylor, Datil, Bear, San Mateo, Sandia, Manzano, and Gallinas mountains and four wilderness areas. Scenic driving, fishing, hunting, downhill skiing, ice caves, Indian pueblos, lava flows, prehistoric ruins.
77.1
124.1
7385 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 12
Community of Datil, NM. -Enchanted Tower, a rock tower formation with overhangs on three sides. NM State Highway 12 goes south-west to the community of Old Horse Springs, NM. Near the Continental Divide and the Plains of San Agustin, alleged site of a UFO crash in 1947.
90.2
145.2
6972 ft.
Very Large Array (VLA)
South of highway. A radio astronomy observatory situated on the Plains of San Agustin.
92.5
148.9
6975 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 52
South-east route to end at a junction with US Highway 85/US Interstate Highway 25.
111.9
180.0
6562 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 169
To the north, travels through the Cibola National Forest and the community of Alamo, NM. - Alamo Najavo Airport, a public-use airport in Alamo, NM.
111.9
180.1
6565 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 107
South-east route to end at an intersection with US Highway 85/US Interstate Highway 25.
112.5
181.0
6572 ft.
Magdalena, NM
Community of Magdalena, NM. Limited services.
138.9
223.5
4610 ft.
California St/New Mexico State Highway 1
South-east to the community of Luis Lopez, NM. Limited services.
139.3
224.2
4603 ft.
Socorro, NM
City of Socorro, NM. - Sedilo Park (Francisco De Avondo): Olympic-size swimming pool, tennis/basketball courts, playgrounds, athletic fields, picnic areas, horseshoe pits, outdoor grills. - Clarke Field (Spring Street): picnic area, outdoor grills, skate park, covered picnic tables, jogging track.
140.1
225.5
4596 ft.
Francisco De Avondo
West to Sedillo Park (Socorro, PA).
142.4
229.1
4652 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 408
East-north to the community of Polvadera, NM. Nearby is San Lorenzo Canyon (primitive camping, hiking).
149.6
240.7
4682 ft.
Polvadera, NM
East of highway. Community of Polvadera, NM. Limited services.
158.9
255.7
4823 ft.
Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge
East of highway. A protected area in the Chihuahuan Desert. The Rio Salado runs through Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge (in Socorro, NM).
165.5
266.3
4744 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 116
North to the community of Abeytas, NM (limited services) and the Bernardo Wildlife Area (between Belen and Socorro, NM): hunting, wildlife viewing, hiking, seasonal fishing, photography, restrooms.
165.5
266.4
4754 ft.
US Interstate Highway 25/US Highway 85
NOTE: End of overlap with US Highway 60. North to the community of Jarales, NM. Limited services.
178.6
287.4
4728 ft.
Creek
Crossing.
179.6
289.1
4823 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 304
North to the community of Casa Colorada, NM. Limited services. South to the community of La Joya, NM. Limited services.
193.9
312.1
5545 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 47
Northwest to the community of Rio Communities, NM (limited services).
205.7
331.1
6030 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 513
North to Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (Tel. 505-847-2585): remains of three Pueblo Indian communities; hiking, sightseeing, bird-watching, interpretive trail.
208.4
335.4
6142 ft.
Abo, NM
Community of Abo, NM. Limited services.
215.1
346.2
6539 ft.
Mountainair, NM
Community of Mountainair, NM. - Mountainair Town Park (Cedar St, Tel. 505-847-2321): covered picnic area, playground, bathrooms. - Mountainair Rodeo Grounds (east Mountainer): baseball diamonds, rodeo arena, lights, bleachers. - Mountainair Municipal Airport (Tel. 505-847-2321): public airport.
215.6
346.9
6516 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 55
North-northwest to the community of Manzano, NM. Limited services. South-east-south to the Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument (Mountainair, NM, Tel. 505-847-2585).
227.5
366.1
6132 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 41
North to the community of Estancia, NM. - Estancia Town Park (Highland Avenue). - Estancia Municpal Airport (Tel. 505-384-2708): public-use airport.
229.0
368.6
6102 ft.
Willard, NM
Community of Willard, NM. Limited services.
229.4
369.1
6096 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 42
Southeast to the community of Progresso, NM. Limited services.
264.0
424.8
6135 ft.
US Highway 285
North to the community of Lamy, NM (limited services) and the community of Eldorado at Santa Fe, NM. There is a park with play and picnic area on Avenida de Compadres. NOTE: East overlap with US Highway 60.
264.5
425.6
6122 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 3
To the north, intersects US Interstate Highway 40 and goes to the community of Villanueva, NM. - Villanueva New Mexico State Park (County Rd B-28-A): riverside park; picnic shelters, footbridge, hiking trails, fishing. South to the community of Duran, NM. Limited services.
264.8
426.1
6119 ft.
Encino, NM
Community of Encino, NM. Limited services.
278.1
447.5
6024 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 54
South to the community of Duran, NM. NOTE: Overlaps US Highway 60 to the east.
280.4
451.2
5994 ft.
Huntsinger Park
Huntsinger Park (W Main & 9th Streets, Vaughn, NM).
280.7
451.7
5974 ft.
Vaughn, NM
Community of Vaughn, NM. - Huntsinger Park (W Main & 9th Streets).
282.0
453.8
5965 ft.
US Highway 285
NOTE: US Highway 285 leaves US Highway 60.
282.7
454.9
5909 ft.
US Highway 54
Northeast to the community of Pastura, NM. Limited services.
316.8
509.8
4770 ft.
Yeso, NM
Community of Yeso, NM. Limited services.
337.3
542.8
4058 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 20
South to an intersection with US Highway 285.
337.5
543.2
4012 ft.
Creek
Crossing.
338.5
544.8
4032 ft.
US Highway 84
North-west to the community of Santa Rosa, NM. - Santa Rosa Campground (2136 Historic Route 66): 100 sites, showers, bathrooms, laundry facilities, restaurant, gift shop, heated pool, playground. - The Blue Hole (Blue Hole Road): popular diving destination. NOTE: East overlap with US Highway 60.
340.7
548.2
4045 ft.
Realwind Drive
South to Bosque Redondo Park, Fort Sumner, NM.
341.7
549.9
4091 ft.
Billy the Kid Road
South to Fort Sumner New Mexico State Monument (Fort Sumner, NM, Tel. 505-355-2573): museum,guided tours.
352.1
566.7
4144 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 294
Ends at an intersection with County Road 2-25/Mesa Road to the south.
353.0
568.1
4124 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 252
Community of Taiban, NM. Limited services. NM State Highway 252 goes north-east to the community of House, NM. Limited services.
374.3
602.4
4393 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 268
North to the community of Melrose, NM. Limited services.
375.3
604.0
4403 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 267
South-east to the community of Floyd, NM. Limited services.
379.4
610.5
4419 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 224
To the north, terminates at a junction with NM State Highways 26/277/288.
391.4
629.8
4331 ft.
Curry Road/West Perimeter Road
South to Cannon Air Force Base, a U.S. military installation.
392.4
631.4
4324 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 311
North-west to a junction with NM State Highway 224, where this highway ends.
395.4
636.3
4324 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 467
South-west-south to Oasis New Mexico State Park (1891 Oasis Road, Portales, NM, Tel. 575-356-5331) -Activities: camping, wildlife observation, fishing, picnicking, hiking. - Amenities: group shelter, campsites, visitor center, trails, playground, restrooms.
395.8
636.9
4324 ft.
Travelers World Campground
South of highway. 1361 US Highway 60/84, Clovis NM (Tel. 575-763-8153). 58 full hook-up sites, 8 w/ water/electric hook-up, meeting/recreation room, laundry facility, playground, restrooms, showers.
399.1
642.2
4262 ft.
Clovis, NM
City of Clovis, NM. - Hillcrest City Park (Sycamore & E 14th Streets). - City Park (E 9th Street). - Dennis Chavez Park (W 14th Street). - Greene Lake (fishing). - Santa Fe Lake (fishing).
399.6
643.0
4255 ft.
US Highway 70/New Mexico State Highway 209
NOTE: East overlap with US Highway 60.
407.9
656.4
4147 ft.
Texico, NM
Community of Texico, NM. Limited services.
408.3
657.0
4147 ft.
New Mexico-Texas State Line
NM US Highway 60 ends its route at the New Mexico-Texas state line. Becomes TX US Highway 60 when it crosses over into Texas. LD11e