Pecos River Flume, Carlsbad

Pecos River Flume, Carlsbad - Address

Address: 2309 Westridge Rd, Carlsbad, NM 88220, USA

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Time Required: 02:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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About Pecos River Flume, Carlsbad

The Pecos river provides water to the whole city and passes to Texas where it ends in the Rio Grande. To see a fraction of its grand structure, visit the Pecos River Flume.

During the late 19th century, a number of dams were built here for irrigation purposes and soon the river was embraced by farms. The main structure of the dam was supported by a wooden flume standing at a height of 145 feet and carrying water over a bend in the river itself! Today, the dam that gave the river the title of ‘the only river that crosses itself’, is worth a walk around for its sheer history.

Pecos River Flume Information

  • Carry bottled drinking water and snacks.
  • Wearing sunscreen will help.

How To reach Pecos River Flume by Public Transport

  • By renting a Car or a Bike.

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