Attractions and Upcoming Events

Dry Cimarron Scenic Byway

Take NM 406 north to NM 456, 40

Clayton, NM Scenic Drives

Kiowa and Rita Blanca National Grasslands

Grasslands for outdoor recreation, range, watershed, fish, wildlife. Santa Fe Trail hiking, 2

Clayton, NM Wildlife Areas

McNees Crossing

Santa Fe Trail site named for trader killed there in 1828

Clayton, NM Pioneer Life

Black Jack Ketchum's Grave

Train robber hanged in Clayton in 1901

Clayton, NM Cemeteries

Things to do Recreation near Clayton, NM

Sugarite Canyon State Park

Lakes, visitor center, campsites, historic exhibits....

Clayton Lake State Park

Fishing, picnicking, hiking, camping, dinosaur tracks....

Coyote Creek State Park

Fishing, campsites, picnicking. ...

El Porvenir Canyon

Creek, 2 campgrounds, Nermit's Peak nearby....

Janes-Wallace Memorial Park

Lake stocked with rainbow trout, bass, channel catfish. Campsites....