Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir) - Roswell, NM - New Mexico - Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir)
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Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir)
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The Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir) is dry except for limited storage during spring runoffs. Two Rivers Dam was constructed to protect the town of Roswell, New Mexico from disastrous floods.
The project was named Two Rivers because it consists of two separate earthen dams that form one reservoir. One dam is on the Rio Hondo River and the other on the Rocky Arroyo.
Visitors can see antelope during fall season.

Facilities: There are picnic shelters available for day use, restrooms, as well as many scenic views to spot antelope, birds, and other wildlife at The Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir).

Best Time To Visit: The Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir) is open year-round.

Fees: Unknown

Accessibility: Unknown

Rules: Two Rivers is a dry reservoir and has limited water only during spring runoffs or during extreme floods - swimming or fishing is not allowed. Off-Highway vehicle use is not permitted on the project.

Directions: To reach The Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir) from Roswell, take I-70/380 west for 14 miles. Continue another seven miles south on the project access road to reach the day use area. Two Rivers is located 90 miles northeast from Carlsbad and 131 miles from Alamogordo, NM.

Map: Click here for a map to Two Rivers Dam (Dry Reservoir)

Reservations: Unknown

US Army Corps of Engineers
PO BOX 345
Santa Rosa, New Mexico 88435-8435
General: (505) 472-3115
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