Camping in Northeast New Mexico S-Z

If you are looking for places to go camping in northeast New Mexico, here’s a list of options from S-Z. From primitive sites to pop a tent to RVs campsites with full amenities.

Due to the number of campgrounds in northeastern New Mexico, I had to break this up alphabetically, A-J, K-R, S-Z. If there are additional campgrounds that should be included, please let me know in the comments field below.

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | A – J

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | K – R

Santa Rosa Lake State Park

NM Highway 91
Santa Rosa, NM 88435
575-472-3110
Andres.Zamora@state.nm.us

This reservoir on the plains of eastern New Mexico offers fishing, boating, camping, horseback riding, and hiking, as well as abundant bird watching opportunities. At 4,751 feet above sea lever, this campground can be hot during the summer. However, swimming in the lake keeps the heat under control. Equestrians are welcome at the Los Tanos Campground. All campsites below have access to restrooms, showers, and vault toilets. Park Map

Reservation campsites
6 W + E Sites (30 Amp) and 7 W + E Sites (50 amp). There are four potable water spigots available in the campground, as well as an RV dump station. Online Reservation Sites

Non-Reservation Site
9 W + E Sites (30 amp), 3 W+ E Sites (50 amp), 1 Handicap site W + E (50 amp), 52 developed sites with water nearby. Additionally, there are 17 primitive campsites and two group shelters, with water and electric.

Storrie Lake

Highway 518, Mile Marker 3.5
Las Vegas, NM 87701
(505) 425-7278
Manuel.Villanueva@state.nm.us

This serene lake at 6,607 feet above sea level offers great opportunities for boating, fishing, swimming, bird watching, volleyball, and windsurfing. Choose from a variety of campsites with utility hookups for RVs. There are six campgrounds, with 45 Developed campsites, including 22 W+ E Sites (30 amp). There is primitive camping, including beach camping and boat-in camping. The campgrounds provide restrooms, showers, and vault toilets. There are group facilities, including 3 ground picnic shelters. The park is conveniently located near historic Las Vegas. Park Map

Sugarite Canyon State Park

211 Highway 526
Raton, NM 87740
(575) 445-560
robert.mcivor@state.nm.us

The nature enthusiast will appreciate the abundance of wildlife, birds, butterflies, and wildflowers around the lakes, creeks, forests, and meadows at Sugarite State Park. At 6,664 feet above sea level, it provides a respite from the nearby plains, with fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, and camping during the summer and sledding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing in the winter. In addition to the lake and trails, there is a historic coal camp to explore, with interpretive signs/info. Park Map, Trail Map.

There are two campgrounds, with 40 campsites, including 8 W + E Campsites (30 amp) and 2 Full Hookup Campsites (30 amp). There is potable water available in the campground, as well as restrooms, showers, and vault toilets. Also, there are group campsites and picnic areas available. Reservations and fees.

Camping in Northeast New Mexico T-Z Lake Maloya at Sugarite State Park
Lake Maloya at Sugarite State Park

Sumner Lake State Park

32 Lakeview Lane
Sumner Lake, NM 88119
(575) 355-254
Randolph.Ferris@state.nm.us

Sumner Lake State Park is 4,310 feet above sea level. The lake, surrounded by grassy plains, offers boating, swimming, fishing, wildlife viewing, and birding. Relax at a campsite with views of the lake after a hike along the lakeshore. Park Map

Campground Facilities include 50 developed campsites; 15 Electric Campsites (30 amp), 1 Electric Campsite (50 amp), 15 W + E Campsites (30 amp), and 1 W + E Campsites (50 amp). There is water available, as well as an RV dump station, restrooms with water, showers, vault toilets, and group campsites. Additionally, there is primitive camping on the shoreline, as well as boat-in camping. Reservations and fees.

Tajique Campground

Cibola National Forest & National Grasslands
2113 Osuna Rd. NE
Albuquerque, NM  87113
(505) 346-3900

Small, free 6 unit site at 6,800 feet above sea level, near Tajique Creek, pronounced “Tah-HEE-key.” Picnic tables, vault toilet. No water, electricity or trailers. Located 5 miles west of Tajique via NM 55 & FR 55.

Tajique New Mexico
Tajique New Mexico

Twining Campground

Questa Ranger District
184 State Hwy 38
Questa, NM 87556
(575) 586-0520

Open from May to October. 19.7 miles north of Taos on State Highway 150, Twining campground consists of 4 sites for tents or trailers near Taos Ski Valley. There are 4 campsites for trailers (RV’s under 22′), with tables, grills, and vault toilets. There is water available from a stream, but it isn’t necessarily safe to drink. The campground is a convenient base for picnicking, fishing access for Rio Hondo, trailheads for Wheeler Peak Wilderness and Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Areas, including Wheeler Peak Trail #90, Williams Lake Trail #62, Bull of the woods pasture road Trail #90, Long Canyon Trail #63, Goose Lake Trail #64, Gold Hill Trail #63-64.

Ute Lake State Park

1800 540 Loop or PO Box 52
Logan, NM 88426
(575) 487-2284
RichardS.Martin@state.nm.us

This reservoir on the Canadian River is one of the longest lakes in the state at nearly 13 miles, and boasts a variety of fun water sports, with boat dock, ramp, and marina. There is swimming, horseback riding, mountain biking, hiking, wildlife viewing available.

The campground, at 3,762 feet above sea level, with a variety of camping options, including the Yucca Campground, which is designed for RVs. There are a total of 27 Reservation Sites with W + E, 30 amp (Yucca-7 sites and Zia-19 sites), 10 Reservation Sites with W + E, 50 amps (Yucca-6 sites and Zia- 4 sites), 1 Handicap site with 30 amp (Zia Only). There is water and an RV Dump Station. Group facilities include group picnic shelter and camping, with 4 Electrical campsites available in the group area. Online Reservation Sites

Additionally, there are 46 sites non-reservation sites with W + E with, 30 amp (Yucca-26 sites and Logan Park-20 sites), 1 Handicap site with 30 amp at Logan Park, 7 Sites with W + E, 50 amp (Yucca-4 sites and Logan Park-3 sites), 45 Developed sites near water, and 18 developed sites further from the lake. Tent camping is available in the Rogers Area, South Side Area, and Mine Canyon Area. Each campground provides restrooms with water, showers, and vault toilets. Park Map, Trail Guide

Villanueva State Park

135 Dodge Road
Villanueva, NM 87583
(575) 421-2957
John.Villanueva@state.nm.us

Located at 6,110 feet, Villanueva State Park is between high sandstone bluffs that form a canyon along the Pecos River. Camp or picnic under the shade of cottonwood trees. Enjoy fishing, birding, swimming, wildflower viewing, or hiking the trails along the canyon walls. Park Map, Trail Map

There are 33 developed campsites, including 12 sites with electric. Water is available in the campground, as well as an RV dump station, restrooms with water, showers, and vault toilets. Additionally, there are group campsites and picnic shelters available. Reservations and fees.

Pecos river at Villanueva State Park
Pecos river at Villanueva State Park

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | A – J

Camping in Northeast New Mexico | K – R

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