Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico: Fox Cave: Muffler Man

A cave that once served as a hideout for Billy the Kid, then as a 1950s tourist attraction, now has 14-ft. tall Mark Cline custom Muffler Man out front.

Fox Cave

Address:
26897 US-70, Ruidoso Downs, NM
Directions:
Outside Fox Cave. Six miles east of Ruidoso Downs, on the north side of US-70, at milepost 269.
Phone:
575-378-9954
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Fox Cave: Muffler Man

Fox Cave Muffler Man. Looks like they are remodeling the place. We weren't sure if there was anyone there or not. Fun place to stop and take pictures. You can even take a picture of yourself in jail!

[Penny, 04/30/2014]
Fox Cave

Fox Cave was once used as a hideout for Billy the Kid and roving bands of Apache warriors. Fun for the whole family. Pan for gold and gems, gift shop, and refreshments. Soon to be adding a dinosaur play area.

[Rebecca Houston, 11/17/2013]

This classic attraction operated as a commercial cave from 1951 to 1961, then sat closed until it was reopened as a gift shop in 2012. The new owners also brought in a mutant cowboy Muffler Man, and a dinosaur baby hatching from a giant egg, to attract visitors.


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