Near Eagle Nest in Colfax County, New Mexico — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Location. 36° 30.418′ N, 105° 16.694′ W. Marker is near Eagle Nest, New Mexico, in Colfax County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 64 at milepost 282 and County Road B-9, on the left when traveling north on U.S. 64. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Eagle Nest NM 87718, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elizabethtown (approx. 3.3 miles away); Eagle Nest Lake State Park (approx. 3.4 miles away); Vietnam Veterans National Memorial (approx. 4.7 miles away); Palo Flechado Pass (approx. 7.2 miles away); Palisades Sill (approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named Wheeler Peak (approx. 8.4 miles away); Cimarron Canyon State Park (approx. 9 miles away).
Regarding Wheeler Peak. (From Wikipedia)
Formerly named Taos Peak, after the nearby town of
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker at the Summit of Wheeler Peak
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 594 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 7, 2011, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.