Clayton, New Mexico

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Clayton, New Mexico, USA

Attractions in Clayton, New Mexico

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Dorsey Mansion 505-374-9253
    Just Off the Santa Fe Trail in Colfax County
    The Dorsey Mansion at Chico Spring is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The elegant mansion consists of 36 rooms (10,000 square feet). Surrounding... more info

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • Dry Cimmaron 505-374-9253
    The trail along the Cimarron River was one of the routes west for wagon trains of early settlers. Step back in history by taking the Dry Cimarron Scenic Byway in Union... more info

  • Folsom 505-374-9253
    When the Denver, Texas and Ft. Worth Railroad was finished in 1888, the construction camp of Ragtown became Folsom in honor of Frances Folsom, who married President... more info

  • Rabbit Ear Mountain 505-374-9253
    The first caravan on it’s way from the Missouri River to Santa Fe learned the name of this mountain, OHEJAS de CONEJOS (Rabbit Ears) from the Indians. It is believed... more info

  • Santa Fe Trail
    Northeast New Mexico is a history lesson of what happens when two empires meet. The older north-south Spanish Empire ended in Santa Fe and the younger, brasher east-west... more info

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Herzstein Memorial Museum 505-374-2977
    Corner of Second and Walnut Streets
    Contains a display of antiques & artifacts which have been given or loaned by the many people interested in preserving the history and heritage of Union County. Other... more info

National Parks & Natural Wonders

  • Capulin Volcano 505-374-9253
    This natural wonder tops the must-see list for most tourists in Northeast New Mexico. Drive 58 miles west of Clayton on Highway 64 and 87 to the town of Capulin, then... more info


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