Driving Directions and Travel Information


 

From Albuquerque: Take I-40 East 115 miles to Santa Rosa. At Santa Rosa, take US-84 exit number 277, to Fort Sumner. Turn right onto US-84 and travel south 40 miles to Fort Sumner. In Fort Sumner, turn left onto US-60/84 and travel east through Melrose 55 miles to Clovis.

In Clovis, turn right onto US-70 and travel south 19 miles south to Portales. ENMU is located on the western side of Portales on US-70.

There is a shortcut at Melrose. Turn right onto N.M. 267. Continue on 267 to Floyd, then Portales. Turn right on North Avenue K, drive through the stop light, Administration building is on the right.

From Lubbock, Texas: Take US-84 West 100 miles to Clovis, NM. In Clovis, turn left onto US-70 and travel 19 miles to Portales. ENMU is located on the western side of Portales on US-70. There is a shortcut from Muleshoe, Texas, to Portales. On the western edge of Muleshoe, Texas, (on US-84) turn left onto FM 1760 and travel 24 miles. FM 1760 turns into NM-202 at the state line. Turn left onto US-70 and travel six miles into Portales.

From Amarillo, Texas: Take I-27 South 19 miles to Canyon, Texas, and take US-60 West/US-87 South exit number 110 to Canyon/Hereford. Merge onto US-60 West/US-87 South and travel 78 miles from Canyon to Texico, NM. At Texico, turn right onto US-60/70/84 and travel nine miles to Clovis, NM. In Clovis, turn left onto US-70 and travel 19 miles south to Portales. ENMU is located on the western side of Portales on US-70.

From Las Vegas, N.M.: Take I-25 South to US-84 South, exit number 339, to Romeroville/Santa Rosa. Travel 42 miles south on US-84 South to I-40 intersect. Take the I-40 East/US-84 South ramp. Travel 20 miles on I-40 East to Santa Rosa. At Santa Rosa, take the US-84 exit number 277 to Fort Sumner. Turn right onto US-84 and travel south 40 miles to Fort Sumner. In Fort Sumner, turn left onto US-60/84 and travel east 55 miles to Clovis. In Clovis, turn left onto US-70 and travel south 19 miles south to Portales. ENMU is located on the western side of Portales on US-70.

From Hobbs: Take NM-18 North 22 miles to Lovington. In Lovington, NM-18 North becomes US-82. Travel US-82 to the eastern edge of Lovington and take the NM-206 North ramp to Tatum. Travel north 84 miles on NM-206 to Portales. In Portales, turn left on US-70. ENMU is located on the western side of Portales on US-70.

Airline Information
Major airlines fly into Amarillo, Texas, Lubbock, Texas, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Amarillo and Lubbock are approximately 100 miles from Portales. Albuquerque is 235 miles away. High Plains Shuttle provides transportation from the Lubbock Airport to Portales and you can contact them to arrange transportation to Portales. Phone: 800.762.8343. Clovis Municipal Airport is located approximately 20 miles from Portales, and offers flights to and from Albuquerque, New Mexico – three times daily, six days per week and two times on Sunday.