Smokey Bear Historical Park
118 Smokey Bear Blvd, Capitan, NM 88316, USA
Only You....An icon of fire safety programs for decades Smokey Bear was an actual bear cub rescued from a horrible forest fire which burned his paws. At this NM Forestry Department owned burial site you can learn all about Smokey's life and career along with other forest safety programs. Nearby Ruidoso NM is a ski town in the winter and summer playground in the pine forests at altitude. Many hotels and eateries are available there if you decide to stay in the area for the night.