Camping New Mexico  by Melinda Crow

Camping New Mexico Guide Book

by Melinda Crow (Falcon Guides)
Camping New Mexico  by Melinda Crow
Featuring detailed descriptions of more than 150 public campgrounds, this guide is an ideal companion for tourists and locals alike. It is divided into four geographic sections. The sections are further broken down into specific destination areas. Maps and quick reference tables are keyed to each area to help you pick a site that will meet all your needs. With vital information on location, activities, road conditions, facilities, and even helpful phone numbers and website addresses, this book is the best resource for New Mexico campgrounds.

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Trails from the "Camping New Mexico" Guide Book
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A 30-minute drive can take you from harsh desert to cool, pine-covered mountains. Of course, that’s true in other places in the state, but the contrast is even greater here. At the foot of the Sacrame ...
Alamogordo, NM - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
To say that Albuquerque has it all is an understatement. It is the population center of the state and has the usual attractions of a big city with the added bonus of being located in the shadow of 10, ...
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The most striking thing about the area surrounding Chama is its diversity. As you travel north through Abiquiu, the orange and red canyon walls gradually give way to pinon-dotted mesas before you reac ...
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For many New Mexico visitors this area is practically a second home. The fishing at Eagle Nest Lake is ranked among the best in the state, the scenic drive through Cimarron Canyon is one you will not ...
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The northeastern corner of New Mexico is a prelude to the grander things to come as you near the Rocky Mountains. Massive volcanic craters jut from the plains, teasing the horizon. Desert mesas slowly ...
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The town of Cuba is the gateway to much of New Mexico’s Indian culture to the west and the lush national forests to the east. The town itself is small but serves as the commercial center for the easte ...
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The diversity found here is best exhibited by the contrast between the tiny hamlet of Hatch, with its nationally renowned chili crop, and the White Sands Missile Range, with its array of scientific pa ...
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If you’re considering a camping vacation to this area, you’ve chosen the heart of New Mexico. It’s all here: aspens and pines, mountains, food, art, and air so fresh you can almost taste it. The downs ...
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Welcome to the badlands. The northwest corner of New Mexico, the area surrounding Farmington, is harsh, rugged, and has remained mostly undisturbed for centuries. It has been home for many cultures, b ...
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The far western reaches of New Mexico present an interesting blend of dusty red rock formations and pine forests, Native American history, and modern technology. Come here looking for blue sky and you ...
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Grants is the oasis in the desert of western New Mexico and has a mixed history of logging, mining, railroading, and pure Wild West. Positioned in the shadow of 11,000-foot Mount Taylor, the city is a ...
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If you don’t know the Jemez Springs area, it’s no surprise, because not a lot of people do. Finding it is like discovering the place where the locals hang out just around the bend from the high profil ...
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Billed as the gateway between the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, Las Vegas is an interesting mix of genuine New Mexican culture and tourist glitz. You won’t find as much artiness here, nor as m ...
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With the exception of Carlsbad, these communities have little to attract visitors. Those who do come through are often surprised by what they find. The people are friendly and the food is good. As for ...
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These two towns are gateways between Texas and New Mexico. They have a bit more in common with their Texas neighbors than with the rest of New Mexico. Agriculture (primarily cattle and dairy) provides ...
Portales, NM - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
The mountains north of the town of Pecos have always been a popular destination, but ever-increasing numbers of campers are discovering the rugged beauty found here. The attraction lies in the easy ac ...
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Red River and the surrounding area have good food, nightlife, family entertainment, Kodak scenery, trophy fly fishing, hiking to suit all fitness levels, and almost any other mountain activity you can ...
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These two communities are located in Catron County, which boasts the lowest population per square mile of any county in the state. Believe it or not, even the campgrounds aren’t crowded. Don’t come he ...
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These two cities are connected by a long stretch of lonely road and not much else. Roswell is an oil town and the home of the New Mexico Military Institute. Two museums document Roswell’s UFO claim to ...
Ruidoso, NM - Campgrounds - Trail Length:
Santa Rosa specializes in two things: respite for the weary traveler and cool, clear waters for recreation and thrill seekers. As a stopover along historic U.S. Route 66, the town has its share of ret ...
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