6.9 Good
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Carlsbad RV Park and Campground

Carlsbad, New Mexico


4301 National Parks Hwy
Carlsbad, New Mexico 88220
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 140
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 32.36770
Longitude: -104.23478

Elevation: 3186' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • Group Camping Group Camping no
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room yes
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes yes
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf no
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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219 Reviews

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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $18.00
Overall Rating:

This is a good spot for going to the caverns, or exploring the area. Though it is a bit far to the caverns, there is only one park closer and from a distance, it didn't look like much. The other parks in the area are north of town. The sites are gravel and it is very dusty and no trees for the transient sites (they do have a lot of seasonal and permanent residents who have the sites which have the few trees on the property.) The sites are extremely wide and it was easy to back our 40' rig into. Most of the transient sites are back-ins, but it looked like there are a couple of pull-throughs. The Wi-Fi was sporadic but you could go to the office and get Wi-Fi there (although slow). Despite the shortcomings, we would stay again because it appears to be the best choice available when visiting the caverns. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

Wide spacious spaces, indoor pool, playground and store. Very nice campground within 45 minutes of the Caverns. We stayed in the back section and our site was about 50X60. Very friendly hosts. Didn’t care for the indoor pool but that’s just us. Had pony rides, a hay ride and a turtle pen. The campground was very quiet in the evenings. We would stay here again and recommend this campground if visiting the Caverns. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 28
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Great game room; friendly staff at this park. The heater in the pool was broken. Had high school girls going around the park begging you for magazine subscriptions. The people were quiet. They gave a nice gift pack of samples and had a huge selection of DVD's, offered the first one for free. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 140
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: April, 2011 - $23.00
Overall Rating:

Pool still not heated. When checking in, the desk clerk gave us a coupon for one free DVD rental and a welcome package with some free goodies. Definitely not a destination park but good for a couple of nights. Rate reflects Passport America including tax and 50 amp site. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 375
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 54

Date of Stay: March, 2011 - $22.00
Overall Rating:

This is an old KOA, composed of gravel and dirt, with a few trees and average-sized spaces. On the plus side, it's convenient to Carlsbad Caverns and the town of Carlsbad, has a friendly staff, and even gives a packet of product samples and coupons on check-in. But it is dusty, and is beginning to show it's age. Without the Passport America discount this park would be way overpriced, but the PA rate of $22 ($3.00 extra for 50A) makes it a reasonable place to stay. There aren't a lot of choices here; with Passport America this is probably your best bet. We'd stay here again. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: March, 2011 - $16.00
Overall Rating:

The Park is fairly close to the Carlsbad Caverns, maybe the closest for PA members. All dirt roads, including the sites. It's a bit dusty, but there are some trees on the plus side. Very friendly and helpful staff. We booked two nights and got a DVD rental voucher. A place where we would stay again. The rate is for PA members. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 119
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: March, 2011 - $25.00
Overall Rating:

This was an old KOA. It has seen better days but it is clean, safe and reasonably priced. The sites are small but they are all pull thru and easy to get into. It is also convenient to the caverns and to town. It has a nice rec room, lots of DVD's, and a pool. The staff is good. I have stayed there before and I would stay there again. There also is a nice playground. There is an RV repair place right next to the campground. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 25
States Visited: 13
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We stayed here 2 days. Friendly people. Lots of TV channels (72). Close to Caverns (16 miles south) close to town 4 miles north, stores. Some dust. Would stay here again. Wi-Fi weak but worked. Kid friendly. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 49
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Great park for kids because of animal petting area, indoor pool and game room. Nice store, mini museum and computer with internet available at no charge. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 95
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $19.00
Overall Rating:

Very clean and very welcoming park. Even received product samples when we arrived! Desk staff were very professional and friendly. Convenient for going north to Roswell and south to Carlsbad Caverns. This park actually had some trees! Would definitely camp here again if we were in the area. Rate is PA and including taxes. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: February, 2011 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

This park is showing signs of aging and disrepair. The price however reflects a higher quality park. I guess they are using the Cavern visitors as a means of support. A number of full-time residents inhabit the facility. The laundry facility was "clean" but felt unkempt. The sites are all dirt and difficult to ascertain the markings. The staff was less than friendly. I will not stay here again. Nor will I recommend this to others. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: January, 2011 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Older park but well maintained. Friendly accommodating staff. We asked to change site as the one they assigned had no picnic table and was surrounded on three sides by access roads. All sites are average size and pull- through. Good Internet and Cable TV. Indoor pool is undergoing major repairs. Picnic tables are scarce. 30 minutes to Carlsbad Caverns and 10 minutes to downtown Carlsbad (Super Wal-Mart). Would stay here again. Rate reflects Passport America. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 41
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: January, 2011 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Stayed here because it was the closest RV park to Carlsbad and Guadalupe National Park with the exception of White's City which is a minimal RV park. Number of oil patch workers living in the park, but they were not a problem. Friendly staff. Campground is clean and seems to be well run. Mostly dirt and gravel. Some sites have trees and a little grass. They have a large fenced dog yard which is a plus. Wi-fi was not stable. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 13
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: December, 2010 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Nothing fancy, but it was clean and the folks were nice, especially the lady at the registration desk. It is dusty, but so are most other places in this area. Would stay here again! We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: December, 2010 - $17.00
Overall Rating:

Nice park. Friendly and helpful staff. Good location for visiting the area. Pull thru sites were short but wide enough to side park the truck. Rate reflects PPA rate. We camped at Carlsbad RV Park and Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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