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Smokey Bear Historical Park Historic Marker
Capitan, Lincoln County, New Mexico

This park commemorates Smokey Bear and describes the history and development of this national symbol of forest fire protection. The original Smokey is buried here within sight of the mountain where he was found orphaned by a fire raging in the Lincoln National Forest.  The park offers extensive historical exhibits as well as a trail that identifies native plants.

The Smokey Bear Historical Park Historic Marker is on US-380 at milepost 85, on the right when traveling west.

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