Pancho Villa State Park

400 W. SR 9
Columbus, NM 88029- Map It
(575) 531-2711

AAA Editor Notes

Pancho Villa State Park is at jct. SRs 9 and 11. The site of Pancho Villa's raid into American territory is preserved at the park, which commemorates the event with historical exhibits, including pre-World War I vehicles used by Gen. John Pershing's men in their pursuit of Villa. The 61-acre park includes a visitor center, a 7,000-square-foot exhibit hall, buildings from Camp Furlong, nature trails, a playground and an exotic botanical garden with some 30 varieties of cacti.
$5 per private vehicle. Camping $8-$14.
Hours: Daily 24 hours. Visitor center daily 9-4.