Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park

Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park


Location:In Angel Fire, 30 miles east from Taos on US 64.
Facilities:Visitor center/museum, exhibits, chapel.
Activities:Group tours by appointment.
Special Features:Park is the only state park in the US dedicated solely as a Vietnam veterans memorial. It was originally established in 1968 by Victor and Jeanne Westphall to honor their son, Lt. David Westphall, who was killed in Vietnam in May 1968. The memorial was transferred to New Mexico State Parks in 2005 as the state's 33rd park. The memorial is open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The chapel is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Address:Box 608
Angel Fire, NM 87710

Phone:505-377-6900
Fax:505-377-3223
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/VietnamVets.htm
Size: 30 acres. Elevation: 8,500 feet.

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