Top Campgrounds and RV Parks in New Mexico

New Mexico is a beautiful southwestern U.S state with diverse terrain, rich history, and thrilling attractions. Santa Fe, the state’s capital, was founded all the way back in 1610 and is home to beautiful Spanish Colonial architecture and historical buildings. Many visitors are intrigued by Roswell, the town famous for a supposed alien crash landing.

The Sangre de Cristo Mountains and the Chihuahuan Desert both call this spectacular state home, and bring stunning landscapes for visitors to marvel at. The unique things that this state has to offer draw many RVers in each year. If you decide that you want to make New Mexico a stop on your RV trip, you’ll be in for an unforgettable vacation!

But where do you start when planning a trip to this stunning southwestern state? Well, a great place to start is by planning where you’ll stay. To make your job a little easier, we’ve put together this comprehensive list of the best RV camping parks in New Mexico, comparing their rates, reviews, and amenities to help you find the best place for you and your family to stay in the “Land of Enchantment”!

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Zia RV Park

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Zia RV Park

Just outside of the big city, nearby cattle and wildlife, views for miles. Zia RV park is located in Moriarty, New Mexico on the historic Rt 66 Highway (I-40 exit 203). Once, a popular stop for those traveling on I-40 and part of the historic Longhorn Ranch. Now, your home on the range with thousands of acres of neighboring grass plains, amazing views, and breath taking sunsets.

Why You’ll Love Zia RV Park

Zia RV Park is the perfect stop for your travels, it is also centrally located in New Mexico, making it a perfect destination for those wanting to explore all of NM. Zia RV Park is located one hour from Santa Fe, forty minutes from Albuquerque, and two to three hours from popular destinations such as White Sands, Taos, and Ruidoso.  

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American RV Resort

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This family-friendly RV campground in Albuquerque, New Mexico is jam-packed with gamenities, making it a great choice for a fun and comfortable vacation. It’s located off of I-40, near old Route 66, which takes you through old historic Downtown Albuquerque. Visit all the local shops, boutiques, restaurants, and more!

Why You’ll Love American RV Resort

American RV Resort is a gated, secure, clean and quiet RV park. It's easily accessible and close to local attractions like the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo and Aquarium, Petroglyph National Monument, Turquoise Trail, Old Town Albuquerque and more! There is a pool and playground for your kiddos and a dog park for Fido!

What People Are Saying About American RV Resort

“Park setting as well as large satellite big rig area. An oasis in the desert including grass/trees and bushes. Hot tub and pool as well as wide sites to accommodate multiple slides. Free continental breakfast every day is great quite a spread.” – Rose, Google reviews

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“Very nice, clean, easy in and out, great people, was enjoyable to stay here in a 34 ft travel trailer, Thanks.” – Kenneth, Google reviews

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Mujeres Valley Campground

Mujeres Valley Campground is a 20-acre BIPOC safe-space located in a secluded area of Cibola County, around 10 miles from the Continental Divide that has been reclaimed after over 100 years of being kept from Indigenous people. The campground is built with sustainability and respect for Mother Earth in mind. There are 20 camping spaces available. This campground is dry camping only.

Why You’ll Love Mujeres Valley Campground

Mujeres Valley Campground is tucked up against large private properties and Bureau of Land Management land. There are open spaces, private spaces and community spaces available on the grounds with walkways outlined in ancient trees and volcanic rocks. The property is filled with amazing finds like pottery, crystals and volcanic rock mounds that lift you to some of the most beautiful views of the surrounding areas! This area is a remote subdivision with plenty of open land to set up a tent or small camper, enjoy hiking on our private mountain and experience nature all around you.

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Ponil Campgrounds

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Located in northern New Mexico, Ponil Campgrounds is a day away from Taos, Santa Fe, and Red River sites. This pet- and family-friendly campground sits within Cimarron, NM, which is famous for its art galleries, museums, home-style restaurants, and 1930s soda fountain. The sites are spacious with mature trees providing shade and grassy swathes to satisfy pets and children.

Why You’ll Love Ponil Campgrounds

Ponil Campgrounds provides 27 RV campsites with full hookups. Those sites without trees are covered to provide relief from the sun. Restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities are available inside the campground. Together with the 30- and 50-amp electrical services, the campground provides a satellite TV hookup and a robust Wi-Fi system. Each site is equipped with a fire ring, grill, and picnic table.

What People Are Saying About Ponil Campgrounds

“Loved this place! My husband mountain bikes, so we wanted to find a place close to Angel Fire but without Angel Fire prices. It was quieter and more peaceful than any other park we've been to.” -Lauren, RoverPass Review

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“The park staff was great, especially the lady on site 22. Everything was neat and clean. The Cimarron area has a lot of great museums.” – Brent, RoverPass Review

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Situated on top of a hill just south of Santa Fe, this campground offers an unobstructed view of the entire Santa Fe area. The 17 acres that encompass the park are home to 55 pull-through and 43 back-in sites, modern restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities, and plenty of hiking trails. The campground is also pet-friendly, so guests are able to bring along the entire family!

Why You’ll Love Santa Fe Skies RV Park

Because of the convenient location, you’ll be able to visit the many attractions that the city of Santa Fe has to offer. There are two major shopping malls, restaurants, and other local shops, as well as some historic sites and museums that visitors can enjoy- including El Rancho de Las Golondrinas, a 17th century Spanish Colonial Living History Museum, and the Turquoise Trail, which is home to the historic villages of Cerrillos. And of course, staying at Santa Fe Skies RV Park also allows you to take in the beautiful views of the surrounding mountains!

What People Are Saying About Santa Fe Skies RV Park

“Fantastic place! Well-maintained. Beautiful scenery. Art and old farm machinery around the grounds. Tango Tuesdays. Would go again and would highly recommend.” – Liz, Google reviews

“Beautiful area. The people are very nice and helpful. Will definitely make my way back.” – Geoff, Google reviews

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Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post Passport America Logo

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Surrounded by three extinct volcanoes, this New Mexico campground sits on a high desert mesa overlooking Albuquerque. Beautiful sunsets, starry night skies, and stunning desert views await you at Enchanted Trails RV Park!

Why You’ll Love Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post

During a stay at Enchanted Trails, you can spend a day nature watching, enjoying the desert wildlife and stunning views. You can head inside the clubhouse for a look at some unique vintage memorabilia, or stop by the trading post for delicious southwestern food, Native American crafts, and more. Or, you could just lounge at the pool working on your tan all day! The possibilities at this park are endless!

What People Are Saying About Enchanted Trails RV Park & Trading Post

“We were only here for a night but will happily return in the future. Good sized sites, very nice setup and easy to get in and out of with propane service on-site. Super friendly staff!” – Blair, google reviews

“Beautiful place! Nice shade trees and fun old travel trailers to see. Very friendly people! We will definitely stay here again.” – Misty, Google reviews

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Silver City RV Park

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Located in the heart of Silver City, this park gives campers the opportunity to explore the shopping, restaurants, and art galleries of downtown. Although it’s in town, it still provides guests with the quiet, secluded environment they would expect out of a high-quality campground. With Silver City RV Park, you can have the best of both worlds!

Why You’ll Love Silver City RV Park

Mornings at Silver City RV Park are especially enjoyable- you can wake up and head to the coffee shop for some freshly brewed coffee and delicious mini donuts! During the day you’ll have the opportunity to head downtown Silver City, only five blocks away, to enjoy some shopping and dining. Once you return to the campground, you’ll be able to relax in the shade of your campsite with a book from the library exchange, watch a movie from the DVD and Blu-Ray library, or take advantage of the free wireless internet.

What People Are Saying About Silver City RV Park

“Great community! Shaded spots, long and short term, tent camping, cabins, very clean bathrooms and showers, laundry, and dog park on-site. Family-owned and operated.” – Shelby, Google reviews

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“Very friendly and accommodating staff. Long-term residents are welcoming as well. Showers and coin-operated laundry for guests. Coffee at the cafe is great.” – Michael, Google reviews

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Located on historic Route 66, this is Gallup, New Mexico’s premier campground. The park is close to numerous nations and tribal parks, as well as historic sites. Camping here ensures a comfortable stay, with large RV sites that can accommodate any size rig. As one of the Good Sam affiliated RV parks of New Mexico, you can expect great things from a stay at this campground!

Why You’ll Love USA RV Park

This beautifully landscaped park has security patrols, free wireless internet, clean restrooms, a heated pool, and even a putting green! The best part, however, is the price! With a number of discounts offered, this New Mexico RV park’s daily, weekly, and monthly rates help you get the best bang for your buck!

What People Are Saying About USA RV Park

“Stayed here for 3 months. Staff is right on top of any issues and work hard to keep the grounds clean and accessible. Definitely recommend staying here.” – Robert, Google reviews

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“This RV park is great, very friendly family run they are very helpful. Store, food, pool, and ice cream social in the evenings. Highly recommend.” – Brian, Google reviews

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Red Barn RV Park

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Red Barn RV Park is located in famous Roswell, New Mexico, and offers great campsites to visitors all year long. This friendly park is only 2.5 miles from the center of town and offers great amenities such as cable television, a game room, a book exchange, and restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities.

Why You’ll Love Red Barn RV Park

Red Barn RV Park allows you to stay close to everything that the city of Roswell has to offer. Roswell is famous for the “Alien Crash Site” and numerous alien-themed restaurants and shops, and even an alien-themed museum! However, this quaint town is also home to attractions such as the Roswell Zoo, golf courses, swimming pools, and museums. The possibilities are endless!

What People Are Saying About Red Barn RV Park

“Awesome RV park! The owners are so helpful and nice. Perfect place if you have any four legged family members. I highly recommend staying here if you are traveling through Roswell.” – Kim, Google reviews

“So happy we found this spot, a small park, and super owners. I recommend this park to all who travel through this area. Make sure you make reservations.” – Peggy, Google reviews

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Sierra County, New Mexico is filled with vast landscapes that are mostly untouched by civilization, and the Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort is in the perfect location to let you explore it all! It’s less than a mile away from Elephant Butte Lake State Park, which is home to the largest lake in New Mexico. As the icing on the cake, this park has a host of different amenities and activities to give you an unforgettable vacation!

Why You’ll Love Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort

There’s plenty to do at Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort – an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, fitness room, horseshoe pit, pickleball court, and game room are all available! Not only are there plenty of activities, but you’ll also have everything you need to have a comfortable stay. On-site RV repairs are available in case of an emergency, a dog wash is there to keep your furry friends clean and healthy, as well as a dog run to keep them exercised, and of course there are pristine restrooms.

What People Are Saying About Elephant Butte Lake RV Resort

“Extremely well-kept! Beautiful, clean bathrooms, and laundry room. Great indoor pool area. Staff very nice. Level, clean, and big site. Well done.” – Elissa, Google reviews

“Very nice clean park with great people taking care of it! You will make good friends here! Love it!” – Mary, Google reviews

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Turner Inn & RV Park

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Turner Inn RV Park, located near the Mountainair Municipal Airport in New Mexico, is a great area near many exciting activities. Whether you're examining ruins or learning new facts in a museum, there's sure to never be a dull moment. For nature lovers, Sevilleta National Wildlife Refuge is less than an hour's drive away. Also an hour away is Albuquerque, for those who need a touch of the city now and then.

Why You’ll Love Turner Inn & RV Park

There are several places nearby the campground to witness the beautiful views of mountains and monuments. At the RV park, guests will enjoy perks like a community grill, a propane refilling station and Wi-Fi. In addition, this pet-friendly campground offers 30/50-amp sites with water and sewer hookups, along with community restrooms and showers.

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In Summary

New Mexico has a lot to bring to the table. Desert views, mountainous landscapes, rich history, and unique attractions. All you have to do to experience it is book a stay at any one of these spectacular trailer parks, and hop in your motorhome, orfind an RV for rent directly in New Mexico! Are you ready to have an unforgettable vacation? If you are, New Mexico is calling! Happy travels!

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp in New Mexico?

The top 10 campgrounds we selected all show daily, weekly and monthly rates for you. Pricing will vary.

How much does it cost to RV park in New Mexico?

Pricing will vary. The top 10 RV Parks we selected all display daily, weekly and monthly rates for you.

How long can you stay at an RV Park in New Mexico?

Staying at an RV Park for a long period of time will vary on the campground & RV Park you choose. View our post for more information.

Are there pet friendly RV Parks & Campgrounds in New Mexico?

Yes. The majority of campgrounds we selected in this blog allow pets.