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Address: Paseo del Pueblo Norte, Taos, NM 87571
Phone Number: 505 758 8234
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: Historical tombstones pay tribute to Western pioneers.

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Fun little park, history on all sides (take a walk through the cemetery at the back), great place to stretch your legs, people watch, throw a ball. Don't go at night

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Denver, Colorado
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Denver, Colorado
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126 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Fun little park, history on all sides (take a walk through the cemetery at the back), great place to stretch your legs, people watch, throw a ball. Don't go at night

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I enjoyed walking through this home as Kit Carson was a favorite of ours as children Later we became intrigued with his history. The house is very interesting museum with Kit Carson artifacts.

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Taos, New Mexico
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Great playground for children (one for super small kids and another for 5-9 year olds). Basketball court, walking trail, and plenty of open space. The park is also the burial ground for many historical Taos figures including Kit Carson. Look for Manby's grave just outside of the actual cemetery.

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Dallas, Texas
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370 reviews
255 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

We have read taht it is difficult to find Kit Carson's grave. Not necessarily. Start at the Kit Carson Home and walk as directed by the museum for 2 blocks and you will be at the cemetery near the grave. Look for the US flag and it will take you straight to Kit Carson's grave. Lots of interesting, historical graves... More 

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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103 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Looking for a nice walk downtown Taos? Kit Carson City Public park is for you. The trail is winding around volleyball, tennis and ballparks. Paved and approximately two miles in length. Don't miss the side walk just off trail to the cemetery where you can pay respects to the Kit Carson family.

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Sugar Land, Texas
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284 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This park is in downtown Taos only a few blocks from the plaza and is a gem in this tiny town. Lots of trees and a playground for the kids. Well used but very clean and maintained

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 via mobile

I took my 4 yr old grandson for a little downtown to play and relax after spending two days with adults. We had a blast! Play equipment was maintained and in good working order. There are a lot of trees for shade and a break from the sun. Grounds were immaculate. I give it a 10 out of 10 if... More 

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Oklahoma City, OK
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287 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

There was a craft show in the park the weekend we were there. So we really didn't get to enjoy just the park. But it was a nice green space.

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Kutztown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1,710 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Being tourists we went to this free park because it has the graves of local notables like Kit Carson and Mabel Dodge Lujan. Alot of activities and a bandstand. A little run down but a local gathering place just north of the center of town.

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Taos, New Mexico
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

There have been some problems in the park lately. Really too bad. Kit Carson is buried here if you can find him. Loose dogs a problem. Many festival take place here.

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