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New Mexico United States #180 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
Texas/New Mexico border - Photo New Mexico's State Flower, The Yucca
Texas/New Mexico border - Photo New Mexico's State Flower, The Yucca
Note: Highway #62 overlaps Highway #180 at this point.
1.3
2.1

Truck weigh station & picnic area. No toilets. West side of highway.
1.7
2.7
Junction of truck bypass
West side of highway.
3.2
5.1
Sander Street - City of Hobbs, New Mexico city limits.
Elevation 3620 ft. Unique attractions in Hobbs, New Mexico: Christmas in the Desert - Confederate Air Force Museum - Lea County Cowboy Hall of Fame - Harry McAdams Park - Hobbs August Nights (antique and custom cars), Hobbs Industrial Airpark - Lea County Heritage Center - Linam Ranch Museum - National Soaring Foundation Championships.
3.5
5.7
Access to Watson Memorial Stadium
West side of highway.
3.8
6.1
Chamber of Commerce Visitor Information Center
East side of highway.
4.5
7.2
Access to R.V. park
East side of highway.
4.5
7.3
Dalpaso Street
Junction of Highway #18. North to Humble city (9 miles) and city of Lovington, New Mexico (22 miles). Services at highway-fuel, diesel.
7.5
12.1
West County Road
Services at highway-fuel.
9.5
15.3

Access to Lee Regional Airport. Access to the Confederate Air Force Museum, New Mexico. South of highway.
12.5
20.1
Junction of Highway #8
South to community of Eunice, New Mexico.
17.4
28.0
Junction of Highway #483
North to city of Lovington, New Mexico. Unique attractions in Lovington: Chaparral Park - Lea County Courthouse - Lea County Museum - Lea Theater.
19.3
31.1
Junction of Highway #529
West to community of Loco Hills, New Mexico, city of Artesia, New Mexico. Unique attractions in Artesia: Artesia Public Library (125-gallon aquarium) - Artesia Historical Museum & Arts Center - Bulldog Balloon Rally - Heritage Plaza & Walkway - Artesia, Historical Train Depot.
28.0
45.0
Access to Marathon Junction.
South side of highway.
41.3
66.5
Junction of Highway #176 & #243
East to Eunice.
43.2
69.5
Services
Fuel at highway. South side of highway.
44.4
71.4
Access to WIPP Site
12 miles South.
46.0
74.1
Junction of Roadway #779
South side of highway.
46.9
75.5
Point of Interest
Eddy County, New Mexico - Eastern county line.
47.5
76.5
Junction of Highway #243
North of highway.
56.0
90.1
Junction of Highway #31
South to community of Loving.
56.0
90.1
Junction of Highway #360
North to Artesia, New Mexico.
59.6
95.9
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #238
North side of highway.
59.8
96.3

View from highway.
View from highway.
62.5
100.5

View from highway.
View from highway.
65.1
104.7
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #243
West side of highway.
65.2
105.0
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #603
East side of highway.
66.1
106.3
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #603
East side of highway.
66.8
107.5
Access to Brantley Lake State Park Campground
North of highway 24 miles. Brantley Lake State Park Campground: Developed camping Sites (51)- Electric Sites (51)- RV Dump Station - Restrooms - Showers.
66.8
107.5
Carlsbad, New Mexico, city limits
Eastern boundary. Elevation 3110 ft.
70.1
112.8
Junction of Carlsbad North Truck Route #285

70.7
113.8
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #604
North side of highway.
71.2
114.6
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #605
South side of highway.
72.3
116.4
View from highway

72.4
116.5
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Carlsbad, New Mexico
Roadside turnout with historical marker. North side of highway. Photo of text.
72.6
116.9
Access to Pecos River Village
North side of highway.
73.0
117.5
Access to R.V. park
North side of highway.
73.1
117.7
View from highway - Photo Looking at the Pecos River
View from highway - Photo Looking at the Pecos River
Crossing the Pecos River, New Mexico.
73.1
117.7
Photo Looking at the Pecos River
Photo Looking at the Pecos River

73.4
118.1
Main Street
City of Carlsbad. All services. Unique attractions in Carlsbad, New Mexico: largest)- Pecos River Village & Conference Center - International Bat Festival - River Walk - Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park - Lake Carlsbad Water Recreation Area.
73.5
118.3
Canal Street
Junction of Highway #285 North. North to cities of Artesia, New Mexico, Roswell, New Mexico.
74.9
120.5
Wood Avenue
Junction of Eddy County #216.
75.6
121.6
Junction of Highway #285 South
South to communities of Otis, New Mexico, Loving, New Mexico, Malaga, New Mexico.
77.3
124.4
Access to R. V. campground

79.1
127.3
Access to Cavern City Air Terminal
North of highway.
79.5
127.9
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #707
South side of highway.
80.3
129.3
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #764

81.2
130.6

View from highway.
View from highway.
81.7
131.5
Junction of Eddy County #766

82.5
132.8
Truck weigh station & rest area
Picnic tables, toilets - North side of highway.
83.6
134.5
Access to Lincoln National Forest Area (Sitting Bull Falls)
60 miles West. Campgrounds
88.2
142.0
Junction of Eddy County Roadway #720
East access to Black River, New Mexico,.
88.9
143.0

View from highway.
View from highway.
93.1
149.8
View from highway
Roadside turnout with historical marker. Gravel turnout. Carlsbad Caverns Nation
Roadside turnout with historical marker. Gravel turnout. Carlsbad Caverns National Park - Historical highway sign information.
93.2
150.0
Community of White City, New Mexico

93.3
150.1
Junction of Highway #7
Access to Carlsbad Caverns National Park. West of highway. Services, fuel at highway.
93.3
150.1
View from highway - Photo Carlsbad Caverns National Park highway sign
View from highway - Photo Carlsbad Caverns National Park highway sign

93.3
150.1
View from highway
 Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico - Entrance highway sign.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park, New Mexico - Entrance highway sign.
93.3
150.1
Junction of Highway #7 - Point of Information
For travel via highway # 7 west - See Milebymile.com New Mexico Highway #7 for information & photos of Roadway to Carlsbad Caverns.

105.3
169.5
Roadside highway turnout picnic area
West side of highway.
108.3
174.3
New Mexico/Texas Border
New Mexico/Texas Border
South to City of El Paso. South to Guadalupe Mountains National Park. South to community of Van Horn. Start/finish of highway travel guide. - Se

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