Oliver Lee Memorial State Park


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Oliver Lee Memorial State Park


Location:12 miles south of Alamogordo via US 54, then east 4 miles on Alamogordo Road.
Facilities:48 developed campsites (18 with electric hookups), restrooms (é), showers, picnic area (é), group shelter, trails, historic structures, desert garden, visitor center, interpretive exhibits.
Activities:Camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, education programs.
Special Features:Park features historic exhibits and a fully restored 19th century ranch house, once the headquarters of Oliver Milton Lee (1865-1941), a colorful figure in New Mexico's history. Park is also the trailhead for the Dog Canyon National Recreational Trail in the adjacent Lincoln National Forest (see entry in section on national forests). This difficult, 6-mile trail has splendid views of the surrounding desert and White Sands National Monument.
Address:409 Dog Canyon Rd
Alamogordo, NM 88310

Phone:505-437-8284
Fax:505-439-1290
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/oliverlee.htm
Size: 640 acres land. Elevation: 4,300 feet.

See other parks in New Mexico.