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Kit Carson Park

Kit Carson Park and Historic Cemetery is located 1 ½ blocks north of Taos Plaza at 211 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte. This 19 acre park features a ¾ mile walking and jogging track around the perimeter. The park provides multipurpose courts for tennis and basketball as well as three baseball fields. There are large open fields suitable for soccer, frisbee and just relaxing. Kit Carson Park also has a playground for children ages 2–12. There are ample picnic and barbecue areas throughout the park.

Kit Carson Cemetery is over 150 years old and is the final resting place of Kit Carson, Padre Martinez and other prominent Taoseños. The cemetery and park are both ADA accessible.

Amenities include a walking/jogging trail, two fields for soccer practice, two little league ball fields, one t-ball field, one picnic shelter, a bandstand, several picnic areas, basketball court, and a tennis court.

If you would like more information on the Parks Rules and Regulations for use please click here.

All requests for use of the banner space over Kit Carson Park Entrance, Highway 64, Civic Plaza Extension and on the light poles on Taos Plaza must be made through the Parks department at Kit Carson Park. Click here if you would like more information on the Banner use and regulations.

Hours: 7:00 AM to 8 PM daily during the summer and 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM daily during the winter.

A parent looks on during a baseball game at Kit Carson Park.
A runner gets a lead off of second base as the pitch is thrown.

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