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The E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center is the best place to start your journey through Pecos National Historical Park's storied past.

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E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center

The E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center provides visitors with orientation to Pecos National Historical Park. The visitor center includes a theater, a museum, a park store, and an information desk.

Visitors can pick up park unigrids, watch an introductory video, follow a timeline through the exhibits in the museum, purchase trail guides, and talk with park staff.

The visitor center serves as the starting point for most of our regularly scheduled tours, and is also the place to find Junior Ranger Booklets and the NPS Passport Stamps.
A pink building with tall pine trees under a blue sky.
The Trading Post, home to exhibits on the Santa Fe Trail, the Civil War battle, and ranching.

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The Trading Post

Built as a stage stop along the Santa Fe Trail in the 1850s, the Trading Post serves as an information center and museum for visitors interested in learning more about the Santa Fe Trail, Civil War, and ranching in New Mexico.

You can delve into all this history and more by exploring the exhibits at the Trading Post, and don’t forget to get your Trading Post NPS Passport stamp. Come and immerse yourself in the rich history of Pecos NHP at the Trading Post!

Starting on March 8, 2024, the Trading Post will be open Fridays through Mondays from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Contact the visitor center at 505-757-7241 for more information.


Last updated: February 26, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552


505 757-7241

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