Kirtland AFB, New Mexico

Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only)

Kirtland AFB, New Mexico



Kirtland AFB, New Mexico
Phone: (505) 846-0337

Sites: 72
Recent Rate: $16 6/2015

Latitude: 35.05412185448
Longitude: -106.533442349815

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

27 Reviews

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USAF1

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

Park is Military only. The park is just inside the base from Eubanks Ave gate. Gravel with very large pull thru sites. Park is well lite and quiet. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

The Area has many things to do. If there during the Balloon Fest, it's worth attending. If your are looking for interesting fast food try Twisters they have burgers and burritos both dinner and breakfast. The food is great and the price is good

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D&K

Review Count: 63
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed in the newer section so had a level, open, gravel, large, pull through site. We self registered on a Sunday, so can't comment on the office staff. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

We entered through the Eubank gate. Approach the gate straight on because there are steel posts on each side that makes the entrance pretty narrow but adequate for our 40 foot motor home with minivan in tow.

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rwarner22

Review Count: 99
States Visited: 32
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed in the newer gravel area again. Plenty of room and all sites are level. Love the gravel which is nice when it rains. Great location from I-40. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Use the Eubank gate. No problems, easy access. Open a lot so don't have to worry about weekend arrival. Gate closes at midnight. Gibson gate is open 24/7 but not as easy to get through. Wyoming gate is a bad choice.

We prefer the box stores out the Eubank gate.

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LifeRidingShotgun

Review Count: 44
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $17.00
Overall Rating:      

We got here 4 days before Balloon Fiesta at 8:50am and were very lucky to go right into a site at 11:00am. Even luckier, we got a site in the older section where there are grass sites and trees for shade. The new section is nothing but gravel with sites separated by railroad ties. Goat heads are awful but not in the dog park. We used the bathrooms and laundry rooms right next to the office. The bathrooms were clean, except the women’s shower is very touchy in that it must be facing directly upwards for the water to be warm; otherwise, you will have a cold shower. The laundry rooms had 4 washers and 4 dryers and were $1 each. The office staff is very good about keeping to the 14-day rotation during busy periods such as this one. Even so, there were days when new arrivals had to go into dry camping, which has plenty of space for overflow, until they could get a full hookups site. There is no cable, but our antenna picked up all the local channels. The WiFi was really good where we were. After Balloon Fiesta, the FamCamp cleared out about 30% and we were able to extend another week with no problem. We really enjoyed our stay. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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vwbluestar

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $22.00
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This is our third or fourth stay here. Very friendly staff. Spaces are large and level. WiFi worked great. Somewhat inconvenient for an overnight stay, due being a ways from I-40. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

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rogueag

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We just stayed here for one night. We stayed in the new section which was okay for a big RV with our tow vehicle. Met our needs and we would come back again. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

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Jerryws98516

Review Count: 161
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

Prior review is right on. We stayed in the newer section. Good gravel with table (bench swayed) with full hookups. Side by side RV's. One faced one way, the next one the other way. Hookups in the middle. OK when RV's are pulled up as far as possible. WIFI weak and slow. We would stay here again. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

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ournextstop

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

The gravel spots in the new section are easy in and out and long enough you can lave towed vehicle attached if desired. Eubanks gate is most convenient; however as noted, it is tight fit for big rigs. Gibson gate is easier access but further from campground. Staff is friendly and helpful. They do sell propane at the campground. We will definitely stay here again. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

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3catstravel

Review Count: 18
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2014 - $18.00
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We are here once a year to visit family in ABQ. Easy access to so much. On the base the commissary & exchange are nearby. The FamCamp is easy to get to from the Eubanks gate. Really, there is room to get thru. There are 2 sides to the camp. The older side is lovely with trees, but mainly full of long termers. Most only have 30amp. The new site is long, gravel sites. Surprisingly, the gravel is not dusty. It's very deep gravel with wide sites. All pull thrus. We would stay here again - good park, convenient. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Motorhome.

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Danno

Review Count: 118
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $18.00
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Previous reviews are still spot on. This is certainly a good park if you are visiting the area or passing through. The Eubanks gate is perhaps105 inches wide. I was creeping through with my 96 inch wide RV. We stayed in the newer area which was double wide and extra long with deep (a little too deep) gravel. I don't recommend anything larger than a standard TT stay in the older section. My dog didn't like the stickers either. Camp WiFi was very slow. Verizon & ATT signals were strong. There's nothing for kids to do at or near the park. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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indyguy

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

Date of Stay: November, 2013 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

There are many pull through sites, but it is like camping on a large gravel lot with poor views. The older side is small and difficult for a big rig, and there only 30 amp is available. The park is very noisy as there is some kind of industrial equipment that makes a very large whooshing noise 24/7. Amenities are very basic, but the price is good and it could not be any more secure. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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buckingthenorm

Review Count: 26
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $23.00
Overall Rating:      

Big sites, good hook ups, OK Wi-Fi. We stayed here 14 days. Good location to sight see. Recommend you stop at morale and recreation because they have some really good programs. Good dog area, but getting there or anywhere around the park was very tough on dogs paws due to the stickers. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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thetravelkids

Review Count: 124
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $18.00
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Parked in the old section. Poor 30-amp power. Only 108 volts with A/C and refrigerator on. Nice back-in, shaded site. Great Wi-Fi and over the air TV. Shower / restrooms clean, but only one shower stall and one toilet in men's restroom; one shower & two toilets in ladies. A bit noisy due to airplanes, but then, it is an Air Force Base. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Travel Trailer.

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fistymc

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: November, 2012 - $18.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed here for one week at the end of Nov-Dec. The after hours check in consists of a map with site info marked in grease pencil (available, problems, taken, etc. We found that the info was not totally accurate. We found a full hookup site that had 50 amp and proceeded. According to the map, it was the only one available. There was a lit Christmas tree plugged into the power at the site and the tree was literally on a picnic table right at the utilities for that spot. We decided to look around the camp and found many open spaces in the "new" section. This is a first come first serve place, so we took the one that was next to a site that was reported to have no power. We had no problems with the power and someone hooked up the same day and was able to use the supposedly non-working power with no problem. The sites are packed stone, but wide and easy to get in an out of. Be aware that this FAMCAMP backs up against base housing- if you're in the back row of large pull-thrus you are literally staring into the backyards and even windows of base housing. There is a large dog in one of those backyards that barks a lot and loudly. There were also kids bouncing on a trampoline and frequent foot/bicycle traffic into housing. It was an OK park; I'd recommend it for the price. The gates are super-tight to get into base, but manageable. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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dpcssw

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Level sites, friendly staff. I will stay here again. It is convenient to local attractions. We camped at Kirtland AFB FamCamp (Military Camping Only) in a Fifth Wheel.

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