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Area Attractions

Jicarilla Apache Cultural Center

Jicarilla Cultural Center
Specializing in Jicarilla Cultural Events and "dedicated to the preservation, perpetuation, and protection of the Jicarilla Apache customs and culture." Phone: 575.759.1343

Arts & Crafts Museum

Arts and Crafts Museum
Specializing in Jicarilla artwork, beadwork, paintings and authentic basket weaving. 575.759.3242

Dulce Community Center

Dulce Community Center
Community bowling alley, swimming pool, basketball court and video games. Phone 575.759.4276

Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad

Seasonal/Annual Attractions

Jicarilla Day/Seal

Jicarilla Day
February 11th is the Jicarilla Apache Nation's self-proclaimed holiday, celebrating the inauguration of the Jicarilla Apache Nation's continued existence, as well as the establishment of sovereignty, self government and foundation of the Jicariila Apache Reservation. The day is full of color and sound from the dancers vibrant traditional dress, to the hypnotic beat of drums. For more information call 575.759.3242.

Little Beaver Round-Up

Little Beaver Round-Up
A celebration that has to be experienced to be believed, happening every third weekend of July. The Little Beaver Celebration begins with a parade and features a Pony Express Race, Pow Wow, Archery Shoot, Carnival, Softball Tournament, Live Entertainment and More throughout the weekend. For more information contact 575.759.4276.


Located at Stone Lake, Go-Jii-Ya is an annual harvest celebration taking place every September 15 that pits the two clans – the Llanero (Red Clan) and the Ollero (White Clan) of the Jicarillas together in a foot race. After the foot race has determined a winner, the festivities continue with a local rodeo, pow wow and vendors selling foods and crafts. No photography permitted.

Jicarilla Apache Game and Fish Dept

The Jicarilla Apache Nation's Game and Fish Department has adopted a wildlife conservations program that has been recognized as one of the best worldwide. The program has allowed for some of the best hunting the West has known. From World Class Elk to Trophy Mule Deer, hunting on Jicarilla tribal lands will satisfy the big game hunter in you. Call the Jicarilla Game and Fish Department at 575.759.3255 or visit jicarillahunt.com

Fishing on the Jicarilla Apache Nation lakes continues to be top notch. The Game and Fish Department produces large trout, bass, and catfish that ensure great fishing! Fishing licenses can be purchased at the Wild Horse Casino & Hotel front desk, the Game and Fish office.