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Pancho Villa State Park, Columbus

#14 of 45 in Fun & Games in New Mexico
Must see · Playground · State Park
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  • I enjoy going there as there is a lot of history. The Pink Store is awesome you have to say hi to Yvonne the owner. Great Mexican produts and Spirits and American Dental.  more »
  • This park is a history bomb. At the entrance is a small museum that has, in my opinion, plenty of Pancho Villa history and displays to keep you occupied for well over an hour. The volunteer the Saturday we were there was friendly and helpful. We paid a small $5 fee in order to use the picnic areas in the rest of the park but we just drove through. If you want to picnic, all picnic areas do have water, tables, shade, and a grill. RVs can stay here too. Take some time to explore everything, because this park is teeming with history.
  • A small park that upon driving up you don’t expect much, but it’s definitely a hidden gem of the southwest. The museum is small but one of the best park museums I have ever been to. It even has a replica Jenny plane inside. I learned far more of the historic significance of the pancho villa raid. It tells both sides of the story and allows you to build your own opinion and judgment. The trails and camping areas offer a look at some of the original buildings and native environment. It’s also great that Paloma’s, rockhound, and city of rocks are nearby making this a great stop on a day adventure.

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