LAGUNA VISTA LODGE
HISTORIC RESTAURANT & SALOON
P.O. Box 65
51 East Therma Way
Eagle Nest, NM 87718
575-377-6522 or 1-800-821-2093
Click on the link below for driving directions from your specific location.
Eagle Nest is located in the Moreno Valley in Colfax County, New Mexico, 35 miles east of Taos via US Hwy 64 and 152 miles northeast of Albuquerque.
The Moreno Valley is a 15 miles long, 3 mile wide, high alpine valley with an 8,382′ base elevation. Surrounding mountains range from 11,086′ Agua Fria Peak on the south end of the valley to 12,441′ Baldy Peak at the north end of the valley. Wheeler Peak at 13,161′, the highest mountain in the state, forms the northwest boundary of the valley.
Directions from Albuquerque Airport
From the airport, take I-25 north and follow the signs to Santa Fe.
Just before Santa Fe, you will see a racetrack on the left. Exit at Hwy 599 – this is a bypass around Santa Fe. Just follow it around town and follow the signs to Espanola.
Go through Espanola to Taos.
At the third stop light in Taos turn right and follow the signs to U.S. 64. Stay on 64 until you reach Eagle Nest. We are about nine miles from the Angel Fire blinking caution light.
We are on the right side in the middle of town. You will see a building right on main street with an old western façade.
Directions From Amarillo – take 287 N. to Dumas, 87 W. to Hartley – Dalhart – Clayton, 56/412 W. to Springer, I-25 N. to 58 West to Cimarron, 64 W. to Eagle Nest. Or for those more familiar with the Amarillo area: take I-40 W. to Bushland, FM 2381 N. to FM 1061 N.W. (known as Boy’s Ranch Road) to Hwy 385 through Channing – Hartley – Dalhart – Clayton, 56/412 W. to Springer, I-25 N. to 58 West to Cimarron, 64 W. to Eagle Nest. Or, Stay on I40 and depart Amarillo, Go past the Cadillac Ranch – Shortly after exit to Bushland, Road dead ends, turn left onto 1061 head for Boys Ranch Road, dead ends turn right onto 385 head for Channing, Hartley, Dalhart, Texline, Clayton. In Clayton you will turn left to Springer. At Springer get on I-25 north for about 5 mines exit Cimarron and Truck stop, head for Cimarron and then Eagle Nest.
Directions From Dallas/Fort Worth – take Hwy 287 to Amarillo, I-40 W. to Tucumcari, NM, Hwy 104 to Las Vegas, Hwy 518 to Mora, Hwy 434 into Angel Fire, Hwy 64 to Eagle Nest. (The road from Mora to Angel Fire is very narrow – not recommended for RV’s or trailers.)
Directions From Kansas City (as told to us by a Chamber member) – Take I-35 to Emporia, KS – get on Hwy US 50 and go west. At Dodge City take US 56 southwest going through Oklahoma. Enter NM by Clayton, NM. US 56 ends at Springer, NM. Get onto I-25 North for 3 miles to NM Hwy 58 west to Cimarron. Pick up US Hwy 64 west to Eagle Nest. Continue on Hwy 64 out of Eagle Nest. From Kansas City its a 12 hour trip. Alternate: Take the Amtrak from KC to Raton and rent a car in Raton. Drive to Eagle Nest on US 64. Train ride is about 12 hours, then 2 more hours to Eagle Nest from Raton. Check with Amtrak regarding prices: 800-872-7245
If you have any other questions or concerns, please give us a call and we will be glad to assist you.
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