Riverbend Hot Springs
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRiverbend Hot Springs Truth or Consequences
Riverbend is by far the nicest resort in the T or C historic hot springs district. They also have a few RV spaces which they rent, but don't advertise.
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We left Carlsbad Caverns behind us but the memories linger, so enormous, so old. There will be a return trip someday I think. We left, but we didn't get far. Just on the other side of the city of Carlsbad is an interesting State park – Brantley Lake. You can see the huge dam from the highway and the road to the park takes you way back into …
... the bars. As we drove in, we noticed a bank safe on one site, which was all that was left of the bank. There are several homes and business buildings left, along with a church and water towers for the train that came through. As I stepped out of the car quickly to take a picture of one of the buildings, I almost stepped on a 4' snake. I had been so mindful of rattlesnakes in the desert, and then for a moment ...
... No noise of a single car, no lights, no phone service, no internet service. This was a community of about 20 people, both the owners of the RV Park, and a handful of seasonal or full time residents. On Friday nights they all gather on the porch at the office, and they invited us down, so we joined them for "snack and chat". We decided to spend two nights here so we could explore the area.
Truth or Consequences, New Mexico ... how it got its name. The town was originally dubbed Hot Springs on account of the, well, hot springs that it sits on top of. The springs themselves churn through nearly 100 liters of water a second at around 110 degrees and make Truth or Consequences a popular place for retirees who benefit from healing spa treatments.
This changed when, in 1950 Ralph Edwards, the host ...
... of our pad, with the cattle guard behind us. We set up camp and went into the showers. When you turned on straight hot it took at least 10 minutes to get warm. It took forever to get hot. We wanted to do our laundry, but someone locked the "open 24/7" door. While we were writing in journals and relaxing in our tent ( lights hanging from the tent ceilings) a cat jumped on the tent and hit Scott's back. At first we did not know it was a cat, so it was a little scary. Then ...