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Lincoln Historic Site

Map & Directions

Lincoln Historic Site

Driving Directions:
From I.H.25 10 miles south of Socorro take U.S. 380 east. It is 98 miles from San Antonio to Lincoln.

From U.S.70 between Roswell and Ruidoso take U.S.380 west. It is 10 miles to Lincoln.

For GPS users, please use "Lincoln, NM" as your destination, with no street address.

Nearby Attractions:

Smokey Bear Historical Park is 12 miles west in Capitan.
The Hubbard Museum of the American West is 34 miles by U.S.380 & U.S.70 in Ruidoso Downs.
Valley of Fires National Recreation Area is 34 miles west on U.S.380.
The Roswell Museum and Art Center and The International U.F.O. Museum and Research Center are 57 miles east in Roswell.
In addition Ruidoso, Ruidoso Downs, and the Mescalero Apache Reservation have between them 2 casinos, a horse racing track, 4 public golf courses, and a downhill ski resort.