Guadalupe Back Country Byway, NM

Department of Transportation

Guadalupe Back Country Byway

The Guadalupe Back Country Byway follows NM-137 for 30 miles through the Chihuahuan Desert, the Guadalupe Escarpment, and Lincoln National Forest. A varied landscape thrives here; from limestone outcroppings...[more]



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Navigating the Byway:

The byway begins 12 miles north of Carlsbad at the junction of US-285 and NM-137 near Brantley Dam State Park. To drive the byway, follow NM-137 southwest for 30 miles until you reach Sitting Bull Falls.

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