BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge

702 S 1st Street, Clayton, NM 88415-2314
Phone: 575/374-2589   |   Fax: 575/374-2554   |   50 Rooms
Check Out Time: 11:00 AM   |   Check In: 2:00 PM   |   Online Reservations

Centrally located, this Clayton hotel provides every amenity needed to ensure travelers an enjoyable and relaxing stay in New Mexico.

Situated in Clayton, New Mexico, the BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge offers guests Southwestern hospitality, friendly customer service and great amenities at a reasonable rate. Guests will be close to a variety of recreational activities including hiking, swimming, fishing, golf, archery and tennis.

All spacious, well-appointed guest rooms feature high-speed Internet access and cable satellite television. Guests are welcome to enjoy a complimentary full hot breakfast buffet each morning before heading out to explore the area. Other hotel amenities include a seasonal outdoor heated pool, picnic areas, and a shuffleboard area. Guests will enjoy relaxing at the beautifully landscaped park and fish pond on the hotel premises. Pets are welcome!

The BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge is located just one mile from the Clayton Centennial Park, and the Herzstein Memorial Museum. A few miles from the hotel, guests can visit the Clayton Lake State Park, Dinosaur Tracks Exhibit and stargaze at the Lake Observatory. Hotel guests can drive an hour to explore the Capulin Volcano National Monument, the Santa Fe Trail and the McNees Crossing. While visiting Clayton in July or October, guests should make a point to stop by the Clayton Arts Festival or watch the Top Gun Golf Tournament.

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Hotel Amenities & Services

  • 100 % smoke-free hotel
  • Complimentary full breakfast, choice of breads, cereal, fruit, hot eggs, hot breakfast meat, other hot items, yogurt, juice, and coffee
  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Outdoor pool, heated, seasonal, pool towels available in the pool area
  • Multilingual staff speaks English and Spanish
  • Ice/vending machine
  • Business center, 24 hour, free
  • Fax service, nominal fee
  • Self controlled heating/cooling system in guest rooms
  • Exercise facility, open from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. includes cardiovascular equipment.
  • Weight lifting equipment
  • Stationary bike
  • Treadmill
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Exter corridor
  • Cable or satellite television 24 channels available through Dish Network
  • Free wireless high-speed Internet access available in public areas and all guest rooms
  • Fax machine
  • Computer available
  • Photocopy, nominal fee
  • Photocopy machine
  • Dataports
  • Mail services Mail drop off, picked up daily by USPS
  • Physically challenged services portable shower bench.
  • Physically challenged facilities grab bars, ramps
  • Parking for the physically challenged
  • Giftshop or newsstand, unique southwest gifts.
  • Free parking
  • Outdoor parking
  • Truck/RV parking, oversized parking area
  • Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
  • Picnic area, park and shuffle board

BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge

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BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge

Conveniently located, the best western kokopelli lodge in Clayton, New Mexico is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:

Longitude: 36.445265  /  Latitude: -103.180625


Driving Directions to Hotel


From: Highway 87. The BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge is located on US Highway 87, on and half mile south of the intersection of US Highways 87 and 56.

BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge

We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.

Most Popular Area Attractions

Clayton Lake State Park

A fishermen's haven, Clayton Lake State Park is home to four state records for the largest walleye caught, since 1980. Mallards, Canadian geese and bald eagles frequent the 170-acre lake. Grab your camera for viewing the 500 preserved footprints from eight species of dinosaurs, from the boardwalk or from a hiking trail.

Enjoy boating, swimming and hiking along the park trails, for a full day of outdoor fun. For more outdoor fun in Clayton and northern New Mexico, visit the Clayton Centennial Park and the Union Count Historical Park.

More Area Attractions & Services

  • 1.00 mile(s) from Black Jack Ketchum, arrested, tried, sentenced and burried in Clayton, NM.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Clayton Centennial Park, annual 4th of July BBQ, softball tournaments, Rabbit Ear Motorcycle Run.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Clayton Centennial Fair, annual Rabbit Ears Roundup Rodeo & Celebration, Union County Fair.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Herzstein Memorial Museum, fine displays on the early history of Union County, especially of the homesteading era.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Scenic Byways, Clayton/Union County boasts excellent scenic roads. Route 64 is an excellent drive for both motorcycles and cars.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from National Grass Lands, these public lands provide important habitat for wildlife, forage for livestock, soil and watershed protection and a variety of outdoor recreation uses.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Luna Theater, established in 1916, the Luna Theater still has the original velvet curtain across the stage. It is a clean, quiet place to spend an evening and is a historic landmark.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Golf, open year-round, Claytons nine-hole golf course is a superb place for the golf enthusiast to spend a weekend playing. The Clayton Golf Club hosts several tournaments through out the year.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Chamber of Commerce, area information and visitor center in Clayton.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Clayton Arts Festival, held at the Clayton Civic Center the first weekend in October. Various artists convene to display and sell their artwork to include paintings, sculptures as well as homemade craft items.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Viva New Mexico, Music Festival, concert and dance featuring some of the best New Mexican artists held the 3rd weekend in July.
  • 8.00 mile(s) from Rabbit Ear Mountain, a prominent landmark on the Santa Fe Trail. It was named after an Indian Chief who died in battle with the Spaniards in 1717.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Clayton Lake State Park, great family fun enjoy fishing, canoeing, camping, hiking, BBQ's and bird watching.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Dinosaur Tracks, located at Clayton Lake, access is gained to the tracks by hiking approximately 1/2 mile along the trail and across the dam.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Stargazing, Clayton Lake State Park is the only entity in the country to recieve a Gold Tier award as an International Dark Sky Park.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Fishing Derby, The Annual Clayton Lake Trout Derby is two days of great family fun. Prizes for both adult & children, grand prize is a boat and $1,000.00.
  • 20.00 mile(s) from McNees Crossing, near the Oklahoma State LIne and extending for 35 miles southwest along the trail to Round Mound (Mount Clayton) which is south of the US Hwy 87 between the small communities of Mt. Dora and Grenville.
  • 60.00 mile(s) from Capulin Volcano National, the perfect natural cone of a young, 7000 year old, dormant but not extinct volcano.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Knotts Sportsman Supply, where you will find all your sporting needs.
  • 0.10 mile(s) from Ropes Western Wear, specializes in western atire for all ages.
  • 0.20 mile(s) from Clayton Ranch Market, where you will find all your grocery needs and then some.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Espe's / Three West, where you will find atire from business to casual.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Facets in Gold, various jewelry and gift items.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Clayton Pedals, unique flower shop with a wide selection of gifts.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from Marys Flowers & Gifts, unique flower shop with a variety of gifts.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from True Value Hardware, hardware store is locally owned and operated.
  • 0.40 mile(s) from LMC Enterprises Inc., Claytons newest variety & appliance store
  • 1.00 mile(s) from Dollar General, discount variety store.

Distances to Popular Points of Interest

  • 45.00 mile(s) from Dalhart, TX
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Raton
  • 85.00 mile(s) from Springer
  • 90.00 mile(s) from Guymon, OK
  • 107 mile(s) from Dumas, TX
  • 132 mile(s) from Amarillo, TX
  • 200 mile(s) from Pueblo, CO
  • 244 mile(s) from Colorado Springs, CO

Local Area Recreation Opportunities

  • 0.10 mile(s) from mini-golf, located at the Clayton KOA Campgrounds.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from swimming, located at Clayton Airpark. Claytons Municipal swimming pool is seasonal. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from archery, located out towards the Clayton Airpark.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from tennis, located at the Clayton Airpark, tennis courts are available for your enjoyment.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from playground, one is located at the Clayton Airpark, the other at the Union County Fairgrounds.
  • 1.00 mile(s) from golf, located at Clayton Golf Course. Open year round.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from Nature preserves, located at Clayton Lake nature trails & hiking trails.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from fishing, located at Clayton Lake. Clayton Lake is a popular spot for anglers hoping to catch trout, catfish, bass and walleye.
  • 12.00 mile(s) from boating, located at Clayton Lake. Boats are allowed on the lake, but are restricted to trolling speeds. Sailboats and canoe's are also allowed on the lake.

Nearby Restaurants

  • Dream Catcher Dining Room, on premises, open for: breakfast, 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. daily

BEST WESTERN Kokopelli Lodge

Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Clayton. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.

Local Events Worth Considering:

May 2014

May 20, 2014
Journey and Steve Miller Band

Two of the most beloved acts in classic rock reignite the youths of die-hards while schooling youngsters at the Isleta Amphitheater in Albuquerque. Doors open at 6:45.

May 1-4, 2014
Battlefield New Mexico: The Civil War and More Re-enacted battles and replica encampments are at El Rancho de las Golondrinas. Event times vary.
May 9-11, 2014
Passport to the Arts Wander along Canyon Road in Santa Fe while listening to music and looking at unique works of art.
May 10, 2014
National Train Day Visit the Alvarado Transportation Center for this day full of family fun. This event begins at 1 p.m.
May 2, 2014
Reba McEntire The Queen of Country visits the Sandia Resort and Casino. The music starts at 7 p.m.

June 2014

June 2-8, 2014
Albuquerque Film and Media Experience at Nob Hill Experience international films, panels with industry leaders, and unique networking opportunities. Event times vary.

July 2014

July 29, 2014
Twilight Tour at the Zoo Visit the ABQ BioPark for a twilight tour through the park. Tours begin at 6:30 p.m.

August 2014

August 30, 2014
Rebel Donut Dash Join in on this fun 5K run through a Rebel Donut themed obstacle course in Balloon Fiesta Park. Check for times.

October 2014

October 4-12, 2014
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta Visit Balloon Fiesta Park to witness this world famous event. Event times vary.
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