We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bowlin's Running Indian

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Share
Review Highlights
Quick stop for gifts and souvenirs

Very clean and stocked store with helpful staff and easy parking right off the highway. They carry... read more

Reviewed April 1, 2017
Geopiggy
,
Calgary, Canada
via mobile
So many things!

I was impressed by the massive amount of things this store has, but they didn't have NM picture... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2015
Kyle F
,
Maple Shade, New Jersey
Read all 17 reviews
7
All photos (7)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible0%
May 2, 2017
“Fireworks”
Apr 1, 2017
“Quick stop for gifts and souvenirs ”
About
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...more
Closed Now
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
See all hours
Contact
7164 U.S Hwy 70 North, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Website
+1 575-437-1460
Call
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have travelled all over the Southwest and the Bowlin's Running Indian is among the best. There are many awesome items made by local natives. The prices are really affordable. They also have fireworks for the holidays. They even offer a military discount. A great...More

2  Thank d m
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 16, 2014 via mobile

I don't like being so critical of small businesses but maybe it will help them pick up some business. I love souvenirs but more authentic merchandise. Most of everything I touched was from another continent. To me, its important for businesses to show support for...More

3  Thank hortgirl13
Reviews (17)
Filter reviews
17 results
Traveler rating
5
6
3
3
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
5
6
3
3
0
See what travelers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 17 reviews
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special here. Fireworks must be the big attraction. Large selections of jewelry and moccasins to boot.

1  Thank Wirunaways
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

Very clean and stocked store with helpful staff and easy parking right off the highway. They carry a collection of jewelry, snacks, art and fireworks. Their prices are competitive.

1  Thank Geopiggy
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
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
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
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
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...More

Thank MomoBobo
Gina P, Social Media at Bowlin's Running Indian, responded to this reviewResponded February 29, 2016

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.

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......More

Thank Kyle F
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...More

1  Thank TwinMom1995
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...More

1  Thank Heather D
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
Super 8 by Wyndham Alamogordo
715 reviews
3.10 miles away
Suburban Extended Stay Alamogordo
78 reviews
3.74 miles away
Budget Inn
49 reviews
3.80 miles away
Rodeway Inn
35 reviews
3.92 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 95 nearby restaurants
Caliche's Frozen Custard
223 reviews
3.89 miles away
Rockin' BZ Burgers
190 reviews
3.27 miles away
CJ's Si Senor Restaurant
198 reviews
3.88 miles away
Rizo's Mexican Restaurant
83 reviews
4.67 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 22 nearby attractions
Heart of the Desert
281 reviews
1.26 miles away
New Mexico Museum of Space History
496 reviews
4.88 miles away
Alameda Park Zoo
179 reviews
4.83 miles away
International Space Hall of Fame
125 reviews
4.88 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bowlin's Running Indian staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines