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Smokey Bear Historical Park, Capitan

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  • Hubby and I stopped for a visit at this small but interesting museum. Everyone knows who Smokey the Bear is and this museum will supply you with all the details you might not know. This park is locate...  more »
  • Lots of nifty memorability and information on wildlife and fires. $2/person and we spent about an hour there.  more »
  • We were greeted by a very friendly staff. Great exhibits - done with levity and honor to Smokey. Topped off with the final resting place of Smokey. And - seriously only $2. We all need to support plac...  more »
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  • It's a family tradition to go to this museum every time we go to New Mexico. (Which is not often) I'm 35 now and I still get just as excited as I did the first time I went. Lots of facts to read, trivia game, coloring pages, and a short film to watch. There is also a trail outside to walk. They also have a small gift shop as well. The staff is always friendly. It's a great place for people of all ages.
  • Very nice little park. I didn't know the story of Smokey the Bear but this place explained it well in a very cheaply priced museum. The bear's grave site is located within a nice park that takes about 10 minutes to walk through.
  • Nice little park, friendly staff. They need to get someone to put on a costume for ten minutes every hour to put smiles on the little kiddos faces my 3 yr old was disappointed he didn't get to see "Smokey Bear" places like this with so much history and true Americana are losing ground to Craporate America heck- even a Rainforest Cafe will stick someone in a Frog Suit doesn't seem too much to ask... If you have little ones there's a nice little public park behind the museum.
  • Informative and interesting, great place to stop especially for kids.
  • Relaxing, change of pace and we all owe Smokey a tribute.