RV Parks in Alamogardo, New Mexico

RV Parks in Alamogardo, New Mexico
Alamogordo, New Mexico, has sunshine most of the year and offers many activities for the outdoor enthusiast. Nearby Lincoln National Forest has mountain biking, hiking, fishing, backpacking, rock-climbing, bouldering and skiing. It also claims to be the home of famous "Smokey the Bear." The Cloud-Climbing Rail Trail runs out of Alamogordo and is open to runners, hikers and bikers. There are many options for RV parks in the region.

Boot Hill RV Resort

Boot Hill RV Resort is a small, family owned and operated RV park. RVs of most sizes can be accommodated with 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer and cable TV as the hookup options. The park offers guests use of the hot showers, bathrooms, laundry room, picnic areas, barbecue grills and a guest room. Pets are allowed if they are non-aggressive and leashed. There are dog run areas for off leash play. Lincoln National Forest is within a 60-minute drive, and you can hike Sitting Bull Falls Recreation Area to the 150-foot waterfall.

Boot Hill RV Resort
1 Dog Ranch Road
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 439-6224
boothillrv.com

Alamogordo Roadrunner Campground

In addition to possibly catching sight of the famed bird species, guests at the Roadrunner Campground have a number of other amenities available. RVs of most sizes can be handled, and there are 30- or 50-amp electric, water, sewer and cable TV hookups. The campground offers showers, bathrooms, laundry and a guest/club house. The park is approximately 20 minutes from White Sands National Monument, where visitors can hike the dunes and enjoy desert recreation. Pets are allowed if leashed.

Alamogordo Roadrunner Campground
412 24th St.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 437-3003
roadrunnercampground.com

Lincoln National Forest - Campgrounds

Visitors to Alamogordo can opt to camp in one of three campgrounds within the Lincoln National Forest. The Sacramento, Smokey Bear, and Guadalupe Ranger districts all offer RV and tent camping sites. There is a dump station on the grounds. Water hookups are available, and there are limited electric hookup sites. Guests should check with rangers on restrictions for campfires and barbecue grilling--there is fire-danger in the region prompting frequent bans and rule changes for open fires. Pets are allowed if leashed. Guests will find trails for hiking and mountain biking, rock-climbing and bouldering and fishing in the forest.

Lincoln National Forest Campground
3463 Las Palomas Road
Alamogordo, NM 88310
(575) 434-7200
www.fs.fed.us/r3/lincoln/recreation/camping.shtml

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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