Fort Stanton, New Mexico

Explore Fort Stanton Historic Site

Originally added by Jean-Claude Linossi

Old restored Historic fort with many of the buildings open for visitation. Guided tours and living history events are occasionally available.

Get started at the visitor center to get the lay of the land. Then, take your time visiting all the historic buildings that are open to the public. This is a great family stop on a road trip as well as a good place to escape the heat during the summer. 

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Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Handicap Accessible


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