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RV Destinations | New Mexico
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Bonito Hollow RV Park and Campground, Alto
Located nearby to the White Sands National Monument, with the beautiful pure white gypsum fields, Roswell, the Lincoln Monument and more, Bonito Hollow RV Park and Campground is a fantastic New Mexico camping option. Visitors can enjoy activities like horseback riding, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking and much more. At the campground campers can enjoy the beach volleyball court, trout fish on the Bonito River, walk their dog in the dog walking area, and much more. Be sure to make reservations ahead of time with the convenient online reservation system. Check availability.
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White Sands National Monument
At White Sands National Monument visitors have the opportunity to experience the wonder of the white gypsum sand. The National Monument preserves a large part of the unique dune fields. This national wonder is a truly amazing sight. Located in the Tularosa Basin these beautiful white sand dunes cover 275 square miles. This is the largest gypsum dune field in the world and is a sight truly worth seeing.
Billy The Kid Scenic Byway
This fantastic scenic byway travels through the Lincoln National Forest. Travelers along this byway will see the pine forests, plains and much more. Visitors should stop at the Byway Visitor Center to learn about the history of Billy the Kid and what to look for along the Billy the Kid Trail. the Hubbard Museum of the American West, the Lincoln State Monument, and the Fort Stanton Reservation are also great points of interest along this byway.
Taos, New Mexico
Taos is a West Coast skiing gem, made even better by an average of 300 plus days of sunshine. The ski area has 1,294 acres with many ski trails and lots of options for expert trails. The lift served summit elevation is 11,819 feet, but for skiers willing to hike a little farther, Kachina Peak with an elevation of 12,481 feet has some of Taos's best views and longest runs. Taos is a great New Mexico skiing destination.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
Located in southeastern New Mexico this park is one of many amazing locations in New Mexico. Throughout the summer visitors can enjoy the night sky events hosted at the park. Carlsbad Caverns are a great place to explore an amazing cave. The cavern has guided tours as well as areas open for self-guided tours. Carlsbad Caverns also has Ranger led programs emphasizing astronomy and nocturnal creatures.
Chaco Culture National Historical Park
On the opposite side of New Mexico from Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Chaco Culture National Historical Park is a great spot to experience in New Mexico. Chaco Culture provides access to a wide variety of Chacoan sites. In fact, Chaco Culture National HIstorical Park has the largest concentration of Chaco ruins outside of Mexico. The park also has a great night sky program. The Chaco Night Sky Program includes presentations, astronomy which links modern astronomy with the astronomical knowledge of the Chacoan people.
Bandelier National Monument
This National Monument is another great spot to enjoy recreation and archeology. If you only have a short amount of time, you can take a nice short walk on the Main Loop Trail, which leads you from the Visitor Center through some archeological sites into the Frijoles Canyon. On the Main Loop Trail you can see Pueblo dwellings, petroglyphs along with other interesting archeological sites. Another great destination in Bandelier National Monument is the Alcove House.