Welcome to our village

Fort Sumner has a lot to offer in its history and surrounding recreational areas. In this friendly western village you can take a pleasant stroll along the historic Pecos River, and the Pecos River Bridge is a must see. Enjoy fishing, camping and water sports at Lake Sumner state park. Visit Old Fort Sumner and Billy the Kid’s Gravesite,Bosque Redondo Memorial, or view the historical WPA murals located in the De Baca County Courthouse.
Fort Sumner, a military fort, was named for Col. Edmond Vose Sumner.