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Camping Grounds Clovis NM

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Campground Of Clovis
(505) 763-6360
1361 Us Highway 60 84
Clovis, NM
 
Wagon Wheel Campground
(505) 356-3700
42699 Us 70
Portales, NM
 
Circle B Septic
(505) 378-4990
Highway 70
Ruidoso Downs, NM
 
Rio Grande River Resort
(505) 524-2844
12538 N Highway 185
Radium Springs, NM
 
Dad's Rv Park
(505) 564-2222
210 E Pinon St
Farmington, NM
 
Westpark Inn Rv Park
(505) 763-7218
1500 W 7th St
Clovis, NM
 
Isleta Lakes & Recreation Area
(505) 877-0370
4051 Highway 47
Isleta, NM
 
Jim's Rv Park
(505) 397-2551
615 N Marland Blvd
Hobbs, NM
 
Roadrunner Campground
(505) 754-2286
1371 E Main
Red River, NM
 
Rio Costilla Park & Campground
(505) 586-0542
House 72 State Rd 196
Costilla, NM
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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