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Camping Grounds Roswell NM

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Red Barn Rv Park
(505) 623-4897
2806 E 2nd St
Roswell, NM
 
Spring River Rv Park
(505) 623-8034
1400 N Atkinson Ave
Roswell, NM
 
Enchanted Moon Rv Park
(505) 758-3338
Highway 64
Taos, NM
 
Santa Fe Skies Rv Park
(505) 473-5946
14 Brown Castle Rnch
Santa Fe, NM
 
Cedar Rail Campground
(505) 445-8500
40620 Ih 25 Raton Pass
Raton, NM
 
Trailer Village Campgrounds
(505) 623-6040
1706 E 2nd St
Roswell, NM
 
Town & Country Mobile Estates
(505) 624-1833
333 W Brasher Rd
Roswell, NM
 
Sierra Bonita Cabins & Rv Park
(505) 387-5508
Highway 434
Guadalupita, NM
 
Continental Divide Rv Park
(505) 388-3005
4774 N Highway 15
Pinos Altos, NM
 
Windmill Rv Park
(505) 887-1387
3624 National Parks Hwy
Carlsbad, 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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