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Kit Carson Park

Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
+1 505-758-8234
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Kit's buried there.

If you like to visit the grave sites of famous people, this is a must see, since everyone's heard... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
alexwolf2016
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Green Cove Springs, Florida
Historic cemetery

This small cemetery north of the center of town has been made into a state park. Some of the early... read more

Reviewed 11 February 2017
CrawfordGene
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Crawford, Colorado
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Historical tombstones pay tribute to Western pioneers.
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
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+1 505-758-8234

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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you like to visit the grave sites of famous people, this is a must see, since everyone's heard of Kit Carson. BTW, Dennis Hopper is buried in Taos, across town.

Thank alexwolf2016
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This small cemetery north of the center of town has been made into a state park. Some of the early anglo and Hispanic settlers are buried here as well at the Kit Carson family. We visited because my wife's ancestors have a large plot here....More

Thank CrawfordGene
Reviewed 16 January 2017

...with Kit Carson's name on it. Grassy area, trees. There was a wool festival there when we visited. That was very interesting. I had no idea there were so many kinds of sheep wool.

Thank John H
Reviewed 25 November 2016

Kind of disheartening to see the shape this place is in. You would think that Taos would take more pride in itself by keeping the park in better shape.

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 14 October 2016

A nice park in the center of town, just a block or so away from the Taos Plaza. Kit Carson is buried here. There was an arts & crafts show there when we visited, so a large part of the park was taken up with...More

Thank lheadley
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a nice time in this park, strolling through all the arts and crafts at a local festival that was in town that weekend. I could tell, though, that when empty, this would be a nice downtown area to stroll through, off the street, away...More

Thank hbrown1025
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We visited the park specifically to find the cemetery where Kit Carson is resting. It was clearly marked and very accessible.

Thank Sharie9471
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Kit Carson Park appears to be a forgotten place. It was not particularly well kept up considering the man buried here. Although PC culture and times pervade, the times this man lived in were very different and trying to force modern attitudes into the past...More

Thank Philip L
Reviewed 17 August 2016

This park is utilized so often and for awesome craft shows, charity walks, music events and so on. Every time we land in Taos there is something going on. Grass areas and sidewalks to walk on all the way. Very nice place.

1  Thank ourgrandpasattic
Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a well used local park by dog walkers daily like myself . Yoga and Tai chi classes are taught several days a week and kids from the elementary school visit often. The park is well maintained and a loop around the ball fields...More

Thank Larry A
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