Known as the Gateway to the picturesque Enchanted Circle in North Central New Mexico, Eagle Nest is conveniently located near Angel Fire Ski Resort and Red River ski area, Eagle Nest Lake, Cimarron Canyon, and Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Parks.
Eagle Nest is your passport to the past — with all the modern amenities. Cowboys, Indians, gold miners, saloons and gunfights are all part of the colorful history in Eagle Nest and the surrounding areas. Antique artifacts at the museums in and around Eagle Nest make it possible to relive a unique period in American history. Remnants of the Once-Upon-a-Time boom towns which attracted settlers to the Old West dot the area, and you can even try gold panning for your own real gold nuggets.