|Toby Creek, a trout fisherman's paradise
Cimarron Canyon State Park is located just east of Eagles Nest, CO. in the Sangre De Cristo mountain range, spanish for blood of Christ. Toby campground is the head quarters for the park located high up in the foot hills of the mountains at about 8,000 feet. The days in the summer here are pleasantly cool with highs near 80 and lows at night in the mid to upper 40's. The park is nestled in a river valley with abundant trout fishing opportunities for campers that love to fish.
|Cinarron Canyon State Park visitors center at Tolby campground
|Trout fishing is popular in the parks rivers and lakes
|The Palisades Sill formation in Cimarron Canyon State Park
|Sun flower enjoying the high mountain rays of the August sun
|The haunted St. James Hotel in Cimarron, NM
|Lobby of the St. James Hotel
|Bat Masterson lower left and Wyatt Earp upper right,
famous guests at the St. James
|A ghostly image can be seen in the window to the far right.
We discovered this image after reviewing my photos on our way back home.
|Jesse James another famous guest at the St. James
|The original bar and saloon at the St. James.
Many a gunslinger meet their maker at the St. James
|The Old Aztec Grist Mill which is home to the historical museum
|Original Chuck wagon used on the Santa Fe trail
|Two headed calf
|The deer are at home in Cimarron
|Eagles Nest Lake
|The town of Eagles Nest, New Mexico
Cimarron Canyon State Park