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Whites City, New Mexico: Apache Canyon Trading Post Team Field Report

US-62, Whites City, NM
On the north side of US-62 a half-mile east of Whites City.
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Apache Canyon Trading Post

Its Make-a-Wish, Drop-a-Coin rattler pit was removed ("rattlesnake smell" was the alleged culprit) and then the whole place closed in 2022. The outside is still maybe worth a photo. Report...

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Concrete teepee.

Apache Canyon Trading Post

Charming and imaginative, this stop provides wonderful photo ops for the whole family. It includes two teepees, a jailhouse, and more. The Apache Canyon Trading Post is located just outside Carlsbad Caverns on US-180/US-62.

[Charity, 05/29/2021]

This trading post has been around for decades. Previous owners removed its Rattlesnake Wishing Well in 1999 because they couldn't stand the snake smell.

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