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.
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.