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Near Cimarron in Colfax County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Cimarron Canyon State Park

 
 
Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
1. Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker
Inscription. This high mountain park is part of a state wildlife area and is managed by the New Mexico State Park Division in cooperation with the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish. Trout fishing is excellent in the Cimarron River, and the park offers fine opportunities for backcountry hiking and wildlife viewing. The crenellated granite formations known as the Palisades are popular.
 
Erected by New Mexico Historic Preservation Division.
 
Location. 36° 33.22′ N, 105° 7.663′ W. Marker is near Cimarron, New Mexico, in Colfax County. Marker is on U.S. 64 at milepost 295.9, 0.8 miles west of Hummingbird Lane, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cimarron NM 87714, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Palisades Sill (approx. 1.8 miles away); Eagle Nest Lake State Park (approx. 6.1 miles away); Elizabethtown (approx. 7.7 miles away); Cimarron Canyon (approx. 7.8 miles away); Wheeler Peak (approx. 9 miles away); Vietnam Veterans National Memorial (approx. 12 miles away).
 
Regarding Cimarron Canyon State Park. The Cimarron cutoff, a major branch of the Santa Fe Trail,
<i>back of</i> Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
2. back of Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker
passed through this portion of Northeast New Mexico.
 
Also see . . .  Cimarron Canyon State Park. New Mexico State Parks Division (Submitted on August 12, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Environment
 
Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, July 23, 2011
3. Cimarron Canyon State Park Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of both sides of marker without the fire danger posters. • Can you help?
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