The Malpais/Valley of Fire is a large lava flow near Carrizozo, about 1h from Alamogordo. The Recreation Area provides access to the Malpais, a campground and a large view over the Tularosa
Basin. It's possible to go the same way back or to take the way over the mountains and Ruidoso.
1049 Hwy 82, P.O.Box 536, High Rolls Mountain Park, New Mexico 88325