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New Mexico United States #87 Highway Guide

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0.0
4728 ft.
New Mexico-Texas State Line
After crossing the state line, US Highway 87 enters New Mexico in the community of Clayton, NM.
8.1
13.1
4993 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 538
Ends at an intersection with US Highways 64/56/412 to the north.
8.8
14.1
5030 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 402
South to the community of Amistad, NM. Limited services.
9.2
14.8
5052 ft.
Clayton, NM
Community of Clayton, NM. - Annual Trout Derby. - City Park (Jackson Street): baseball/softball field, playground equipment, horseshoe pits, tables, trees. - Clayton Lake New Mexico State Park (141 Clayton Lake Road Clayton, NM, Tel. 575-374-8808).
9.4
15.2
5056 ft.
US Highways 56/64/412
To the east-northeast, US Highways 56/412/64 crosses the New Mexico-Oklahoma state line and enters the community of Felt, OK. US Highways 56/412 goes west to the community of Gladstone, NM (limited services). NOTE: US Highway 64 overlaps US Highway 87 to the northwest.
9.8
15.8
5056 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 370
North to Clayton Lake New Mexico State Park (141 Clayton Lake Road Clayton, NM, Tel. 575-374-8808): fishing, camping, sailing, picnicking, wildlife observation, boating.
36.1
58.1
5968 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 453
To the south, terminates at a junction with US Highways 56/412.
36.5
58.8
5988 ft.
Grenville, NM
Community of Grenville, NM. Limited services.
54.1
87.0
6647 ft.
Des Moines, NM
Community of Des Moines, NM. Limited services.
54.5
87.7
6617 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 325
Northwest to the community of Folsom, NM. Limited services.
63.3
101.8
6841 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 325
Community of Capulin, NM. NM State Highway 325 goes north to the Capulin Volcano National Monument (46 Volcano Rd, NM, Tel. 575-278-2201): Capulin volcano (extinct cinder cone volcano), hiking/biking trails, guided tours, visitor center, bookstore.
78.9
126.9
6499 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 193
South to a junction with US Highways 56/412.
90.6
145.8
6572 ft.
US Highways 64/85/US Interstate Highway 25
NOTE: US Highway 64 ends its overlap with US Highway 87. Goes west-south to La Mesa Park (Hereford Ave, Raton, NM): racetrack. US Highway 85/US Interstate Highway 25 goes south to the community of Maxwell, NM. - Maxwell National Wildlife Refuge (NM State Highway 505): fishing, photography, hunting, wildlife viewing, environmental study. NOTE: US Highway 85/US Interstate Highway 25 overlaps US Highway 87 to the north.
91.7
147.5
6644 ft.
New Mexico State Highway 72
East-north-east to the community of Folsom, NM (limited services). West to the city of Raton, NM. - Legion Park (Legion Drive, Tel. 575-445-9551): baseball/softball field. - Romero Park (E 7th/8th Sts & Sugarite/E Clark Avenues). - Climax Canyon Park (Scenic Rd/Cockriel Drive).
93.6
150.7
6801 ft.
Canyon Drive
South to the city of Raton, NM. - Sugarite Canyon New Mexico State Park. - Climax Canyon Park (Scenic Rd/Cockriel Dr). - Legion Park (Legion Dr): tennis courts, softball/baseball field, parking. - Ripley Park (Savage Ave/N 1st Street).
97.0
156.1
7316 ft.
State Park
East of highway. Sugarite Canyon New Mexico State Park (Raton, NM) - Activities: picnicking, fishing, sailing, wildlife observation, camping, boating, hiking. - Amenities: campsites, visitor center, dump station, group shelter, restrooms.
99.5
160.2
7841 ft.
New Mexico-Colorado State Line
NM US Highway 87 ends at the New Mexico-Colorado state line. LD11e