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Camping Grounds Espanola NM

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Oh Kay Rv Park
(505) 753-5067
1216 N Riverside Dr
Espanola, NM
 
Old Spanish National Historic Trail
(505) 988-6098
National Trails Intermountain Region PO Box 728
Santa Fe, AZ
 
Shaw's Apartments & Rv Park
(505) 258-3111
701 White Mountain Dr # C
Ruidoso, NM
 
Town & Country Mobile Estates
(505) 624-1833
333 W Brasher Rd
Roswell, NM
 
Deer Spring Rv Park
(505) 687-3464
2089 Rio Penasco Rd
Mayhill, NM
 
Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
(505) 988-6098
P.O. Box 728
Santa Fe, AL
 
Little Creek Rv Park
(505) 336-4044
Fort Stanton Rd
Alto, NM
 
Jim's Rv Park
(505) 397-2551
615 N Marland Blvd
Hobbs, NM
 
El Patio Trailer Park
(505) 396-5441
1812 N 2nd St
Lovington, NM
 
Sacramento Mountain Retreat
(505) 687-3696
3081 Us Highway 82
Mayhill, 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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