Three Rivers is in Otero County
, and in the Southeast New Mexico
region. Three Rivers is located just west of Ruidoso between Carrizozo and Tularosa along Highway 54 near Bonito Lake and the Alto Reservoir.
A popular site to visit while in Three Rivers are the petroglyphs at Three Rivers. They were created by the Jornada Mogollon people about 1,000 years ago ( Between 900 and 1400 AD ).