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Billy is still here

Every year, over 20,000 visitors tour the Billy the Kid Museum, the Old Fort Museum and the Bosque Redondo State Monument.  Annual events such as Old Fort Days, WinterFest, traveling exhibits and concerts at the Bosque Redondo State Monument bring in thousands more. 

Welcome to fort Sumner

Nestled in the green valley of the Pecos River, Fort Sumner, is best known as the final resting place of the notorious outlaw, Billy the KID. 

But this friendly little village is so much more than that.

Fort Sumner is rich in history with ties to many legendary  figures such as Charles Goodnight and Oliver Loving of the Goodnight-Loving Trail, Pat Garrett, Kit Carson, and the Navajo Long Walk to Bosque Redondo which is now a New Mexico State Monument and Memorial.

Recreational opportunities abound with fishing, boating and camping at Fort Sumner Lake, sanctioned rodeos and bikers and runners who take advantage of the wide open roads and clean fresh air. 

Together the Village of Fort Sumner and the the Fort Sumner Chamber of Commerce are working to build a diversified business community focused on energy, agriculture, tourism and retail  while fostering the western spirit that binds us together.


De Baca Chamber of Commerce

707 N. 4th    P.O. Box 28

Fort Sumner, NM  88119


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New Mexico High School Rodeo Assocation Rodeo

April 19-20, 2014

Sr. Team Roping Association

April 26, 2014


June 11-15, 2014

WCRA Ranch Rodeo

August 29-30, 2014


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