Area Attractions

Area Attractions

Mayhill is the perfect home base for a variety of activities.


  • Cloudcroft
    18.4 miles - 22 minutes

  • Alamogordo
    38 miles - 49 minutes

  • Lincoln
    51 miles - 38 minutes

  • Tularosa
    45 miles - 56 minutes

  • Ruidoso
    54 miles - 1 hr

  • Roswell
    98 miles - 1 hr, 40 min

  • Carlsbad
    108 miles - 1 hr, 50 min

Mayhill is in the heart of southern New Mexico's legendary hunting country! State hunting licenses are issued for game animals in the immediate and/or nearby areas. Also, nearby small stocked lakes offer enjoyable fishing opportunities.

  • Deer
  • Elk
  • Bear
  • Cougar
  • Pronghorn Antelope
  • Bighorn Sheep
  • Ibex
  • Oryx
  • Turkey
  • Javelina
  • Barbary Sheep

Visit New Mexico Game and Fish for more information.

Two nearby ski areas provide the complete skiing and snowboarding package for all winter sports enthusiasts.

Between Cloudcroft, Ruidoso, and Alamogordo there is plenty of shopping opportunities nearby for those in the family that are not as keen on the outdoor activities.

Cloudcroft Shopping -

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Southern New Mexico past is full of interesting historical events and unforgetable characters. Pat Garrett himself is had ties to the building that is now the Mayhill Hotel and Cafe. Time spent learning about the area's rich history will be time enjoyed for any history buff.

Areas of Interest