Image of Santa Fe Trail Museum in Springer, NM by Billy Hathorn

Springer

Colfax County, New Mexico

“Where trails cross and friends meet”, Springer has a history as colorful as the buildings that line its streets. Named after the prominant lawyer and paleontologist, Frank Springer, the town was developed as a trading center for the early native tribes and Spaniards, traders and trappers, prospectors, cattlemen, and outlaws. The Santa Fe Museum, once the Colfac County Court House, houses art exibits and artifacts about the Santa fe Trail and early railroad history. The Liverly Stable, a stone structure, was constructed of locally quarried stone. Springer Lake, just 4 miles of town, is known for its prize-winning pike, some as large as 54 inches. A non-profit local agency, the Colfax County Fair and Rodeo produces the county’s annual 4-H & gathering place for friends. The magnificent Dorsey Mansion, just 35 miles east, sits alone on an expansive grassland as a forlorn reminder of a vast empire long ago.

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Express Aviation Services
33788 US Route 64 , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2673.05 km
Raton Pass Motor Inn
308 Canyon Drive , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.8 km
NRA Whittington Center
35013 US Route 64 , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2660.48 km
Raton Pass Camp
46020 Interstate 25 , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2662.43 km
Solano's Boot & Western Wear
101 North 2nd Street , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.82 km
The Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacy
1233 South 2nd Street , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2662.61 km
High Desert Outdoors Inc
600 Kiowa Avenue , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.35 km
Los Viejitos
600 Kiowa Avenue , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.35 km
Candelario’s Santa Fe Trail Mercado
600 Kiowa Avenue , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.35 km
Colfax Ale Cellar
Colfax Ale Cellar , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.91 km
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Bruno’s Pizza & Wings
133 Cook Avenue , Raton, New Mexico 87740, United States 2661.88 km