Campgrounds in New Mexico That Are Perfect for Your Family

Campgrounds in New Mexico That Are Perfect for Your Family

The diversity of Native American, European American, and Mexican Heritage in Mexico is a delight to many adventurers. Then, the terrain, the landscape, and the desert are some features that make Mexico the perfect place to get away from the bustling and hustling of everyday life.

Muchmore, camping is sweeter in New Mexico with other attractions such as the excellent food, the people, and music. In no particular order, this article will introduce you the some of the best campgrounds in New Mexico. Let's dig in.

 1.Aguire Spring Campground 1500 Aguire Spring Road, Organ, NM 88052



Looking for some peace and calm? Check out, Aguire Springs. You would find her huddled between a large expanse of high towering mountains with several trailheads and beautiful scenery. Also, the chirping of the birds, clicking of the butterflies, scurrying of lizards, and croaking of frogs would better help you appreciate nature during your time away on this campground.

Aguire springs 55 campsites are spacious, not all leveled, and have variants. There is some place for everyone irrespective of their budget. Site types include tent sites, RV sites, dispersed camping, and group camping. Each campsite has its fire pit, pavilion, charcoal grill, and bear-proof trash can. These sites are also close to vault toilets. Hence camp visitors do not have to hurry to find a place to relieve themselves when nature calls. Many visitors vouch for the cleanliness of the bathrooms and the quiet that you enjoy here.

The campsites are open from March till November and the best time to visit is in the summer.

Hookups are not available on this campsite. Plan to come with alternative power supply means like a portable solar panel to power your devices and a mobile bathroom if you can. Water is only available at the entrance of the recreation site.

Reservation is on a first-come,first-serve basis. You make bookings earlier than your arrival time or come very early before the crowd. Day-use fee is $5, and the overnight stay is $15. Group sites are reserved for $50

Call 575-525-4300 for more details on the campground


 2.Navajo Lake State Park 36 Road 4110 Unit 1, Navajo Dam, NM 87419



Navajo lake, a reservoir in design, is the second-largest state lake in New Mexico. It is located in Suan Juan County and Rio Arriba County in the northwestern area of New Mexico. The lake experience in this campground is next to none. With a 150-mile shoreline in the middle of a desert,  beautiful scenery, and sunshine, Navajo lake is worth your next vacation.

Seven campgrounds consist of 244 developed campsites and primitive sites on Navajo lake. The developed sites are equipped for visitors' convenience with full hookups. Primitive sites are without any of these. Rates for these campsites are fixed based on the amenities provided. Camping fees for the primitive: $8/night, developed site with and without hookups: $14 and $10, respectively. For developed sites with electric and sewage hookups, campers would pay a sum of $18

Activities you can engage in while on this camp are numerous. You guessed right, and there are a lot of water activities ongoing here, such as water skiing, swimming, scuba diving, boating, and fishing. Other than this, campers can also hunt, hike, and enjoy wildlife viewing for recreation.

For more information on Navajo Lake and the availability of campgrounds, call: 505-6322278

3.City of Rocks State Park;327 Hwy 61 Faywood, NM 88034



This park is located between Silver City and Deming in the heart of the Chihuahuan desert in southwestern New Mexico. It stands at an elevation of 5,200 feet. The best time to plan your trip to city rocks is either spring or Fall for the most suitable weather conditions. It is made up of rock columns that originated from a volcanic eruption about 35 million years ago. Great sunsets, a beautiful view of the skies nighttime, and its unique rock formation make City of Rocks a desirous camping destination.

There are 52 individual campsites scattered throughout the park to aid its scenic view. Features of the campsites are picnic areas, a desert botanical garden, modern restrooms with hot showers, and a visitor center. All types of camping are available on the campground asides from primitive camping. You will find electric and non-electric campsites to accommodate visiting tent or RV campers. It is also one of the New Mexico state parks with RV hookups. The dry area is without a hookup, but not to worry, owning an acevolt campower would be the magic. Reservations can either be made online or offline. In any case, the earlier you come, the better it is for you. Pricing of campsites is fixed at $10 per night while Day Use is at $5.

The terrain of this state park allows for Recreational activities such as mountain biking, picnicking and wide life viewing. With well-marked trails, you can look forward to hiking in your free time. In all, City of Rocks is a family-friendly, Pet- Friendly, and affordable campsite.

You can reach the city of rocks for bookings and reservations at +157-5536-2800


4.Angel Peak Scenic Area:  Bloomfield, NM87413


Angel Peak Scenic Area Opens all year round and is for the bold and daring. It is located at a range of 30 miles of Farmington. With a landmark made up of a river and rugged terrains, it is suitable for primitive camping.

Angel Peak has one campground and three picnic areas. Along The canyon are nine campsites for tent camping. Each campsite has picnic areas, gravel pathways, and a fire grate. There is no electrical or water hookup available on this campsite. Hence, an acevolt solar generator would come in handy for sustainable electricity.

  The barren landscape of this campground makes it habitable for snakes and crawlies suggests that you prepare adequately in this regard before leaving for this campground. For more information and details, call: 505-564-7600


 5.Eagle Nest State Park:28869 US-64 Eagle Nest, NM 87718



Eagle nest is on the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway. It is an artificial reservoir designed to store water and was converted into a state park in 2004. The major attraction of this state park is the lake which allows visitors to engage in fishing activities. Other activities the camp provides are snowballing in winter, boating, and swimming. Due to the presence of many animals, enthusiasts can look forward to some wildlife viewing.


Nineteen campsites are open to the tent, RV, and trailer campers. Six can be reserved out of these nineteen campsites, while the other thirteen are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Fully equipped for visitors' comfort, Eagle's nest has picnic areas, hiking trails, vault toilets, potable water, a group pavilion, campsite tables, and fire rings. This campground is ideal for individual and group camping and is open all year.





 Acevolt offers one of the best portable campower providing you with adequate electrical energy to keep your devices fully charged while you camp.


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