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Bandelier National Monument / Juniper campground
Latest Review Submited On
2013-06-02 17:08:16
1 Park(s) Reviewed Near
White Rock, New Mexico
Camp Information
Date of Stay
May 2013
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Wireless Internet
Cable TV
Pull-Thru Sites
Big Rig Access
Waterfront Access
Shade Trees
Pool Access
Pets Allowed
Tents Allowed
Family Friendly
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[ 8 / 10 ]
May 2013
We stayed in the Juniper Campground. This is a first come campground with no hookups for $12 a night and $6 if you have a pass. The campground is right after the entrance to the park. There are three loops with picnic tables and fireplaces. Not many of the sites are level and loop C has more sites for RVs up to 30 feet and more shade. It is a beautiful place to camp. We were planning on one night and decided to stay three nights. After May 24, the shuttles are running so you can pick one up from the campground and head down to the Valley Visitor Center. In the canyon there is the Valley Visitor Center, gift shop, snack bar, administrative offices, ranger stations and many of the hikes begin from here. The Main Trail has some of the best cliff dwellings that you can see and climb into using ladders and paths. Frey Trail (2 miles) which was the old way of getting supplies and visitors into the valley starts from the campground and ends at the Long House Cliff Dwellings and it is all downhill – take the shuttle back. The Alcove trail goes to a dwelling inside a cave that one can access by climbing three long ladders. The campground always has a nice breeze during the day and at night. We were there for a weekend and it was not full on any night. There is a new Visitor Center on route 4 in White Rocks that opened in the fall and it has 16 slots with hookups for RVs in the parking lot. It was free but now that they have a self check booth just like Juniper campground. It costs $10 but once campers find out about it the price might change. The shuttles come to this visitor center so if you have an oversize RV you might want to stay here. Juniper campground is about 8 miles away from visiting Los Alamos driving 4 west than 501 – one of the best ways to get into the city. You will have to go through security to get to the downtown because you are driving through the LA National Laboratory where the Manhattan Project was born. Driving in they searched our RV (our choice we didn’t want to take the longer way with more curves) and driving back we were escorted. Two great museums in town (all museums free), the Bradbury Science Museum and the Los Alamos History Museum. The history of the town is fascinating and Juniper Campground is a great place to camp while you are touring the area. We camped here in a Motorhome.
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[ 9 / 10 ]
June 2012
Beautiful, quiet lightly used campground. Some big rig sites. No hookups but water hydrants available. No Verizon service. Golden Age Rate. Some sites have shade. As dry camping campgrounds go, this is one of the best. We camped here in a Motorhome.
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[ 8 / 10 ]
May 2010
Bandelier is a beautiful park and Juniper campground was a good dry camping spot. Water is conveniently located and the bathrooms were well taken care of. The campground is going to be closed for the rest of the summer, and I can only guess that there may be showers when it reopens. You can hike from Juniper campground to the preserved ruins in the canyon. I was in a 27' class C, looked very tight for anything much larger. This is a National Monument and with my Senior Pass I paid no admission for the park and half price camping. We camped here in a Motorhome.
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