12 Parks near La Cueva, New Mexico
Jul 2016 - $5.00
No hookups or dump station. Pit toilets only. There are 4 loops and the weekends are busy, especially in the summer. It's a popular location for hiking and fishing. The falls are a moderate hike over a mile from the campground. McCauley Warm Springs are over 2 miles away via hiking trails only. Several fishing accesses within driving distance, but not at the campground. Lots of space between sites and plenty of shade. Camp hosts really keep this campground CLEAN. There are faucets that provide drinking water, but they are not threaded. - Terry P
Jun 2016 - $10.00
This is a big-rig-friendly campground. Plenty of spots for our 32' triple-slideout travel trailer. The area is fairly heavily forested so solar power requires a lot of moving the panels throughout the day.
My only complaints are lack of threaded water spigots and no dump station. You'll need to fill up your tank before arrival. But there is water available for filling jugs, etc. Trash dumpsters are severely spilling over for some reason but otherwise it's clean and well maintained.
The sites are well laid out and for the most part are nicely spread out from one another. Sunday through Wednesday there's been no sound other than birds, thunder, and the breeze.
Some sites have a weak but usable Verizon 3G signal, others have a good 4G signal. Fellow campers with AT&T have no signal. Two years ago we had no T-Mobile signal (can't speak for present day but it's likely the same).
There is one special spot that has sewer, electric, and water. It appears to be a secondary host spot, but is currently not used by a host and is available if you're the lucky contestant. - Brad & Angela
Sep 2012 - $8.00
This a wonderful place for camping while you enjoy the activities in the Jemez Mountains, such as fishing, hiking, and enjoying the hot springs. It's an easy hike to the waterfalls from here. The campground is large, with several loops of campsites. There is plenty of room to maneuver your rig. They are planning to upgrade some of the sites in 2013. Reserved sites are available.
Adminstrtor Note: This USFS area is temporarily closed. Check with the Ranger Office for updates. - Mojo goes
Sep 2015 - $33.00
While this campground is tucked into a lovely Ponderosa pine forest, the mountain view and meadow views as advertised are lacking. The mountain view is the side of the mountain the site is set on and the meadow overlook includes a church, parking lot, trucks and farm equipment. The campground property has large storage containers, garage and more vehicles & equipment. Its located close to highway, so some traffic noise but not too distracting - surprisingly quiet. We had a few site choices when we arrived - we chose the front section near the highway it was a better location than the views of the storage container and garage. Water pressure was weak. Wifi was non-existent. Electric surged quite often at all hours of day & night. We were happy that we had a surge protector. A bit of a challenge maneuvering our truck when another trailer parked in next spot down hill from us. Full hook up and views for $33 was pricey especially since we did not receive what was advertised - campground website makes this place out to be more than what you get.
Will stay at national forest campgrounds when we are in the area again. - SlurLanceALot
Aug 2010 - $30.00
Small privately owned (owner lives on property) RV campground that has full hookups and free wi-fi. Park is situated in the ponderosa pines of the Jemez mountains at an elevation of 7600 ft. Unable to acquire satellite due to pine trees and no over the air channels could be found but we didn't care with so much to do and explore in this area. - Gary Sanders
Jul 2016 - $57.00
This was a very nice campground to go to during my stay at Santa Fe. I would definitely go here again. This campground's amenities included laundry (a little bit pricey, but not overly), clean bathrooms and showers, and clean dumpsters. The service was very nice, and the owners were quite understandable as well. The WiFi worked comfortably, but just using cell service will not work at all. Overall, it was a wonderful campground to stay at. - Kristenmoseley
Jul 2016 - $35.00
Dust everywhere. My site was fine loose dirt with hard pan underneath. Some large and smaller rocks I had to try and clear out of my way to put up my tent, but I couldn't get all of them. I had to clear the bed in my tent twice in one day because of the dirt that would blow in. My dishes on the picnic table had to be wiped out after being on the table an hour because of blowing dirt. No grass. No mulch or pea gravel on my site to temper the dirt. The trees were so small they couldn't much shade and although it only got to 86 in the day, my tent was burning hot inside and no shade to help. - Kathryn jacobson
Jun 2016 - $48.00
A pleasant park. An arid part of the world with little grass, and we really appreciated the trees; however, some near the roadways could have been trimmed a bit as they drug across our trailer on the way out. Electric service, as per our meter, was marginal and it was a/c or microwave - not both at the same time. Water pressure was good. Wifi was useable, but not strong. The staff was very helpful with suggestions on things in the area to see. We would certainly come back. - Cactus Jack
Jul 2016 - $45.00
We stayed here for 5 nights. The sites are dirt, some need a little leveling, but not a big deal. I loved that there are trees between sites and it is very quiet. We stayed in #114 and the wifi was excellent. Friendly staff, movie nightly, pool, walking trail. Very quiet.
My only complaint would be the spaces between rigs was fairly tight.
You are 7 miles from Santa Fe, but there are two excellent restaurants close by. Also, the picnic tables need to be replaced. - Kwanyen
Jun 2016 - $45.00
Staff was friendly and loaded with local info, places to see, etc. Park even has it's own ~1-mile nature trail to hike. Slightly out of town so was very quiet. Great place to stay. Will definitely stay here if in the area. Although site was dirt we had no trouble leveling, however it rained every night and by the time we were ready to leave they levelers had sunk a couple inches, so would recommend blocks if you level with hydraulic leveling. - HR650
Jun 2016 - $42.00
Extremely slow check-in and we had reservations. We had space 109. Suggest avoiding spaces 75, 109 and 110 as you get to enjoy fumes from the sewage farm. Had three minor maintenance problems and they were immediately fixed. Friendly work campers. - bilmo
Jul 2015 - $10.00
Reserved Site 49. Web site indicates site 49 is an RV site with no hookups. Actually is tent only and can not get RV in. No one on site during the week due to Labor Shortage and no refund available. Lost $52 due to in accurate information on the web site. Not happy. - Coleywhite
Jul 2014 - $10.00
Campground has about 10 spaces with lights and water. The night we stayed Saturday night, half of those spaces were empty but reserved. The people never showed up. We stayed in overflow spot at bottom of the hill. We could smell the cars coming down the hill brakes overheating. New Mexico reservation system is confusing to out of staters. There was a wedding reception at the pavilion. Tthey had a lot of fun well into the night. If we were in lights and water spot it would be OK, but othe wise, I think we'll pass. Nice view up the hill of Santa Fe. - Jim Lee
May 2013 - $4.00
Camped in the electric hookup area and there are only 7 available. Vault toilets nearby that had not been maintained. Water spigot was locked due to recent main break but ranger came by to unlock during the day. Wonderful scenery, great hikes and bike trails. Nearby Santa Fe was a bonus for day trips. Busy road up to park created noise during the day. Dump station available but also locked, rangers friendly and unlocked for us. Visitor Center empty, no trail maps, etc. No phone service on Verizon but got signal up at Aspen Vista parking and down the mountain near Santa Fe. - The Grizz
Jun 2015 - $5.00
Despite what Reserve America site says, rigs over 40' are going to be tight on roads and in sites. We scratched the coach a couple of times. The tree trimming on the turns could really use some attention.
That said, the campground is worth the effort. Deep in a forest with lots of hiking and areas to explore. The dogs loved it. The patio, table and fire ring setup was great.
Water to fill a tank is available near camp ground entrance, but the camp host has to turn it on. No dump station in the campground, but one is nearby.
Do not follow Google Maps, there are turns you just can't make. Only turn onto Artist Road from Bishops Lodge Road/NM590. - bobcovey
Oct 2013 - $20.00
Park is now closed to RVs. We tried to stay and were told by the on-site property that the Rodeo is no longer able to accept RVs. Apparently the Rodeo does not have the proper licensing/permitting to operate an RV park. The manager was nice enough to let us park for the night with no services since it was getting dark. - my12by60
Apr 2013 - $20.00
We moved to this location after reading about it. You get what you pay for. We got full hookups close to the center of town. It was no frills, but the price was right. The location was quiet and secure. There are enough channels to get some decent television with your antenna. The only complaint was the need for a long sewer hose. Luckily I had that. Other than that, this place was great for the price. - Ugly SAM
Jul 2011 - $20.00
In town location, great price. Not busy. Sandy sites, a bit unlevel with bonus horse droppings in your site. Gated entry, safe area and very quiet at night. Would stay again instead of paying twice as much or more at the other campgrounds. 30 amp only, back-in only. - sysadmin
Jul 2016 - $42.00
The park was well kept and comfortable. It was easy to get to and centrally located to the amenities of Santa Fe. There were very few trees in our area, however we enjoyed the refreshing pool. We'll stay here again when in Santa Fe. - Daiseydog
Jul 2016 - $42.00
Great location. Bus stop right outside entrance. Level sites. Great dog park, but a bit of a walk. - dwade
Jul 2016 - $45.00
As said before this is in town and a little road noise, more if up front. Small place but very clean and run very well, just a little tight getting around with our class 8 tractor & 5th wheel but staff from the campground is very good on helping you back into your site. Small pool but does the job getting wet and a nice little community room for getting together if you want card games and a nice ping pong table also. - DBLR
Jun 2016 - $65.00
Location is about as close as you can get to action in Santa Fe, which is all down by the Plaza and several miles from campground. Signage is marginal on way in - passed it first time and had to negotiate a U turn on busy road which was not easy - (Hint: when you pass it coming from South, continue to Walmart parking lot to turn around.) Also, when exiting, you have to make a right turn which is opposite of where you want to go if you are trying to get back to I-25 - again, drive to Walmart parking lot and turn around. Sites are level. - dfwcantor
Jun 2016 - $35.00
The park is great - quiet, shady but still able to use our satellite connection. There are 2 problems which keep it from a 10. The driveway is not well marked so you really have to hunt for the entrance. The washers and dryers are in the bath room so there are no hanging racks, chairs or folding tables. - WNC Traveler
May 2016 - $25.00
Stay for 1 month. Only 5 minutes from Santa Fe downtown. Nice and well located campgrounds. Staff friendly and respectful. Medium size lot. Nice park for kids and a dog run as well. Clean pool. Just beyond the campground, you will find a long bike trail. You can bike up to town. - Merci_la_vie
Jul 2016 - $40.00
Easy access to I25 and Santa Fe. Roads are gravel and dust is kicked up by speeders and Class A's with downward facing exhaust. Wind is pretty constant on the ridge. My site had a juniper tree next to it so I had shade on one side and it added privacy from my neighbors. Very quiet and dark at night. Laundry room was clean and moderately priced. - jnateg
Jul 2016 - $40.00
This park is all gravel, sand and arid tolerant plants (no cacti). Purple sage is in bloom now and it's beautiful. The park has funky iron sculptures throughout, which gives it a personality. The most elegant dumpster "house" you'll probably ever find anywhere is here. Sites are near, but each has a concrete patio and plenty of space to not feel crowded. It can feel dusty at times. There is a walking path around the park for pets, as well as a large fenced area. The staff are helpful and nice. Utilities are easy to hook up to and reliable. WiFi is weakened by demand during the evening, but it's not terrible. The evenings are pretty with Santa Fe as a backdrop. Speaking of, there is easy access to downtown Santa Fe, within 15 minutes. The main street is being rebuilt, so traffic is a little crazy now, but it will eventually end! We have stayed here several times, always enjoy it and will return. - Hoxiesgirl
Jul 2016 - $40.00
Staff is very helpful and park is well maintained. Lots of old engines and equipment on display. Nice, big dog park and walking trail.
The one negative for the park is the WiFi works fine when it is working. For no apparent reason it drops you off and get aggravating. I gave up and went on my Verizon hot spot. - TXiceman1