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Beautiful Tribute to a Lost Son and Soldier

The greatest misfortune here is the fact that it is located 'off the beaten track' as worthwhile... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Colleen T
Lancaster, California
Every Father Wishes He Could Build One for His Son

This facility is fantastic and fascinating. To think that a man bought this exquisite site to... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Portland, Oregon
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The Memorial was dedicated in 1971 and was the first major Vietnam memorial in the United States. In 1987 Congress recognized the site as a memorial of national significance. Our visitor center features educational exhibits. The grounds are a...more
34 Country Club Rd, US 64 Mile Marker 276, 5 Miles North of Angel Fire, Angel Fire, NM 87710
+1 575-377-2293
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

The greatest misfortune here is the fact that it is located 'off the beaten track' as worthwhile points of interest go. However, if you are already in this region of New Mexico, Taos area, specifically, you really would miss out on a glorious backroads scenic...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This facility is fantastic and fascinating. To think that a man bought this exquisite site to build a resort and decided to turn it into a monument for his son...every father who has lost a child wishes he could do this. It is a sophisticated...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

This was so much more than I expected when we first pulled into the parking lot. Technically, it is a Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, but in reality it is so much more. As you enter the beautiful grounds you are greeted by a sign that reads...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Greg H
Reviewed September 7, 2018

If you have been in the service, this will knock your sox off; it is a home run. Built by Dr Victor W. for his son who died in Vietnam. You will find no better peace than in the chapel. And the memorial and grounds...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed September 4, 2018

This memorial is beautiful. I was saddened for days after my first visit years ago and it has left a lingering sadness even today. So heartbreaking to see war first hand. Beautiful, peaceful setting. Wonderful tribute to our soldiers.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Kristi S
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful setting that contributes to the deep sense of honor and dignity of those who’ve served being memorialized here. The service of all veterans is well-honored here. The displays are well done, the video of service members’ own sharing was quite compelling; their voices,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank larmicat
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The memorial in Angel Fire was so touching and very educational it was a great tribute for our American Heroes beautiful chapel

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

I had heard of this memorial from my parents. My brother was killed in action in Vietnam August 1970. My parents visited Angel Fire, and I think it helped them in their healing process. My husband and I made a side trip this see this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank joyclark5
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This stops was one of the highlights to our short trip to Angel Fire. It was a very moving stop to say the least. I am so very proud of my Dads service in the Navy during the Vietnam War. The display items that are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank snowsully30
Reviewed July 29, 2018

We were glad we took local advice and drove here from Taos. The park is in a tranquil setting and includes a display of memorabilia from the Vietnam war . There is also a 90 minute video based on letters home from serving troops which...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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January 1, 2017|
Response from 563kateg | Property representative |
Currently we're open 9-5 every day except Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The last entry is at 4:45. The movie is shown on request this time of year. Just ask a staff member and they'll start it for you. The last start time is 3:00... More
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July 20, 2015|
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Response from 859garryc | Reviewed this property |
The Memorial has no entry fee, and is free to the public. It is administered as a New Mexico State Park, but is sustained by private donations. Well worth visiting, and if you feel moved to leave a little something to help... More