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Las Cruces, New Mexico: World's Largest Chile Pepper

47-foot-long fire-engine-red pepper made of 2.5 tons of concrete. It's designed to entice travelers to notice this hotel rather than the ones lacking giant chiles.

Big Chile Inn

2160 W. Picacho Ave., Las Cruces, NM
Big Chile Inn. On the west edge of town, on the north side of US Hwy 70/W. Picacho Ave.
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World's Largest Chile Pepper.

World's Largest Chile Pepper

The World's Largest Chile Pepper is a must stop.

[Jan, 06/25/2024]

Big Chile Inn.

World's Largest Chile Pepper

It truly is a big red chili pepper.

[Callmemochelle, 01/09/2023]
World's Largest Chile Pepper

The chile pepper is no longer gated. You can now go up and take as many photos as you like.

[Sarah, 05/03/2018]

The motel was taken over by new management, which knocked down the wall that had previously hidden the chile pepper, and renamed itself the Big Chile Inn.

Giant hot chili pepper.

World's Largest Chile Pepper

World's Largest Chile Pepper: Pretty cool pepper!

[Marie Kelly, 03/11/2016]
World's Largest Chile Pepper

We actually stayed at this hotel. It's cheap and the owners are super nice. They have chile gardens in the courtyard and everything is chile-themed. Not your average "America's Best" motel.

[Amanda, 11/27/2014]

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Pat Garrett's GravePat Garrett's Grave, Las Cruces, NM - 1 mi.
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Big Daddy - Armless Muffler Man, Las Cruces, NM - 8 mi.

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