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To be fair, we just drove around it, but there are shops and restaurants within walking distance... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
Megan L
Deming, New Mexico
Socorro nm

Beautiful plaza! It has memorials erected for each branch of the military. That's great to see... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
terri k
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

We spent the early morning looking at birds down at the Bosque so my wife wanted some time to just enjoy Socorro. This place is the best as there is no pressure to buy anything, no admission and not many tourists. Go and enjoy yourself...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris S
Reviewed 6 April 2018

To be fair, we just drove around it, but there are shops and restaurants within walking distance, and it's old-timer and photogenic.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Megan L
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We were decidedly disappointed with Socorro. It felt like it was a tired and ill kept little town. All (well not all) of the town in on California Street which parallels the Interstate. We drove around a bit after checking in. I was interested in...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank MikeB1952
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We went to Bosque to see the birds and stayed in Socorro. Stopped by the Plaza since there is not much more to see in Socorro.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sosantafe
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Beautiful plaza! It has memorials erected for each branch of the military. That's great to see! Would recommend that you just drive around it to see it. We went around it a couple of times to see it all.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank terri k
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Well maintained square in historic Socorro. Worth a look, but not a major stop. Pretty quiet on a Sunday afternoon.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank MookS90
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My husband and I went to plaza in Socorro, NM on a Tuesday afternoon. The square was maintained well. The armed forces memorial was very nice as well. Certain worth a drive by or 15 minutes walk.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank M J
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The Plaza still acts as a center of town for Socorro. Farmer's markets are held here as are other craft fairs and events. It always seemed to me to be be a great place to sit on the grass, under a tree and feel cool...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Rita B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Get a coffee fro M Mountain and kick back. The park is beautifully maintained, green and cool in the summer, warm and sunny in the winter.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ShandyNM
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Small plaza worthy of photograph, overall not much to see. Few shops scattered around plaza with limited open hours.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank TravelNazi126
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