The Billy the Kid Trail area is rich in history. It has been home to Billy the Kid, the Lincoln County War, the Mescalero Apache tribe, Kit Carson, "Black Jack" Pershing, the Buffalo Soldiers, the world's richest Quarter Horse race and Smokey Bear. Take an online "tour" of the historic
communities along the Byway.
Lincoln County is a tourist delight with its beautiful scenery, mild climate, special events, galleries, studios,
horse racing, casinos & winter skiing