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 & Smokey Bear.
Lincoln County is a tourist favorite because of its
beautiful scenery, wonderful climate, special
events, galleries, studios, casinos, horse racing,
biking, hiking, winter skiing & snowboarding.
Take an online "tour" of the historic communities
located on the Byway.