Smokey Bear - Capitan, NM
316 Smokey Bear Blvd.Capitan, New Mexico
"The original birthplace of Smokey Bear"

 1-800-SMOKEY- B



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Smokey Bear Motel is a landmark in Capitan, New Mexico. Located directly in the beautiful heart of historical Lincoln County, it is the original birthplace as well as burial place of Smokey Bear. You can visit the burial place of Smokey at the Smokey Bear Museum here in Capitan, New Mexico! Stay with us here at the Smokey Bear Motel

Designed in the rustic tradition of the Mountainous area that it represents, our rooms have new paint, carpet, drapes, bedspreads, lampshades, curtains and rods. All of our rooms are air conditioned and have refrigerators, microwaves, telephones and cable tv.

Our motel is situated only 12 miles from the famous, old western town of Lincoln which was the site of the famous, Lincoln County War, Billy the Kid's last escape and a stone's throw from historic White Oaks, an old mining town with historical significance to Southeastern New Mexico' early development.

We are within 30 minutes of everything interesting to do in Lincoln County. Most people enjoy seeing all the sights that Lincoln County has to offer and visit these destinations from our centrally located motel and restaurant that captures the ambiance of the area while allowing you to enjoy the peace and quite of Capitan, New Mexico which can only be obtained in the, "small town" atmosphere!

Take in the sights and places of both historical and recreational interest in Lincoln County without spending a fortune. The Smokey Bear Motel is an excellent choice to begin and end your fantastic journey into the past and present of this exciting area of New Mexico.

Some of the more interesting destinations that many people like to visit while in Lincoln County are:

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