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Camping Grounds Hobbs NM

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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
 
Trailer Ranch
(505) 471-9970
3471 Cerrillos Rd
Santa Fe, NM
 
Enchanted View Rv Park
(505) 744-5876
P.o. Box 1609
Elephant Butte, NM
 
Empty Saddle Rv Park
(505) 461-8623
2500 East Route 66 Blvd
Tucumcari, NM
 
Conner Rv Sales & Park
(505) 393-3226
100 S Marland Pl
Hobbs, NM
 
A-1 Mobile Village
(505) 396-7300
1200 N Love St
Lovington, NM
 
Rio Grande River Resort
(505) 524-2844
12538 N Highway 185
Radium Springs, NM
 
Trailer Village Campgrounds
(505) 623-6040
1706 E 2nd St
Roswell, NM
 
Montosa Ranch Campground &park
(505) 854-2235
Hwy 60
Magdalena, 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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