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Address: 7164 U.S Hwy 70 North, Alamogordo, NM 88310
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+1 575-437-1460
9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Bowlin's Running Indian Store is located on US 70 4 miles north of...

Bowlin's Running Indian Store is located on US 70 4 miles north of Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the Running Indian Store, you can browse through the tremendous selection of merchandise offered at all our Bowlin store locations, including fireworks and rugs.

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So many things!

I was impressed by the massive amount of things this store has, but they didn't have NM picture frames. They had so many souvenirs for other states, especially TX and AZ. I bought... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 31, 2015
Kyle F
Maple Shade, New Jersey
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Iowa City, Iowa
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I've been to other places like this that offered more 'local' art and jewelry. This was more fireworks and t-shirts.

Thank Tiffany T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Good store to roam in. Great selection of T-shirts and all things western. The best part was the people who worked there. Very friendly!!

Thank Karen U
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2016

This is a really nice store just outside Alamogordo on US 54/70. They have some really unique things. They were able to special order a pair of Moccasins in a large size for me.

Thank Juanita M
Manteca, California
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

wonderful to just browse or purchase. People are friendly and helpful. the quality and prices are to fit any budget.

Thank acct2016
Bernalillo, New Mexico
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97 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

If you were wondering whether this chain of businesses in New Mexico and Arizona is going out of business, this one gives no indication of doing so. It looks like some small attempt has been made to to remediate the basically not politically-correct aura of the place, yet there still is some left over. It's a nice counterpoint to digital... More 

Thank MomoBobo
Gina P, Social Media at Bowlin's Running Indian, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write a review of our Alamogordo location. Please come back and see us when you are in the area. More 

Maple Shade, New Jersey
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690 reviews
209 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2015

I was impressed by the massive amount of things this store has, but they didn't have NM picture frames. They had so many souvenirs for other states, especially TX and AZ. I bought a few mugs that said "New Mexico" with famous New Mexican things... Then, I got home and saw that one of them didn't even say New Mexico... More 

Thank Kyle F
Ellisville, Missouri
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148 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2015

We stopped and were surprised by how friendly the staff was at this roadside tourist stop. We were greeted when we entered and the staff even made recommendations about where to get lunch. The place was very clean, even the restrooms. It was a charming little place with a variety of items for sale.

1 Thank TwinMom1995
Surprise, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2015

We had to make a quick stop as we traveled east. We found the store to be charming with better than average prices for tourist type souvenirs. The man and woman working were very kind and welcoming to all customers. The bathrooms were clean. Along the road, a great place to stop in and take some time out of the... More 

1 Thank Heather D
La Porte, Texas
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a cute little stop with a lot of souvenirs. The staff is very helpful and friendly. My young teens really enjoyed looking at all the fireworks that were offered for sale.

Thank Shelly H
Arlington, Texas
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67 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

This an absolutely great stop. It has a fifties style sign on the property. These kinds of places always enthralled me as a child (and apparently they still do!), and I'm never disappointed when I visit. There are items that appeal to every interest, and it seems to always be open, unlike many places in this area. This is a... More 

1 Thank Sara C

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