14 Parks near Santa Fe, New Mexico
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 - $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 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 - $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
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
Jul 2016 - $47.00
Beautiful RV park close to Old Santa Fe plaza, great restaurants especially Tomasita's (Mexican).
Park was spotless, concrete pads, paved roads, gravel area for pets to use. Staff super helpful; we required some RV repairs and we were directed to an outstanding mobile repair company "Two Bear LLC", came right out and took care of us. WiFi, cable and satellite worked perfect!
Can't say enough good things for this park. We will be back! - Jackie thornton
Jun 2016 - $42.00
All previous positive comments ditto from us. Involved management, guide to site, everywhere is clean and fresh. Park is convenient to everywhere and everything you might need. Staff gives out a map identifying downtown attractions. Very professional and personable in all ways. We camped in a travel trailer. Our site was long enough but we had to disconnect tow vehicle. We would stay again if in area. - SemperParatus
Mar 2016 - $7.00
This is a great national monument campground and park. Nicely spaced sites, although many were very unlevel. No problem with our 30 ft Class A Motorhome. Typical National Park campground with flush toilets but no hookups. Dump station and water is available. Great views of surrounding area. Verizon service was fair at best.
Lot spacing was spacious with some shade. Site surface is asphalt and features a fire ring and picnic table. - Blowin-the-Wind
Oct 2014 - $6.00
The rate reflects a 50% Federal Pass senior discount. Most of the sites in the campground are really made for tents; they have either a very short drive or are very sloped or both. There are three loops in the campground. The middle loop (Bear) has only one or perhaps two sites that would work for a smaller RV. The best bet for RVsites are the first (Abert's Squirrel) or the third (Coyote) loops. Even in those loops there are not very many sites. We did not have a problem finding a site suitable for our smaller motorhome on a weekday in the shoulder season, but it could be an issue in the busier times and the campground is not on a reservation system. The roads and spaces are paved. Most are fairly well separated with some vegetation for privacy. All sites have a picnic table and grill. There is convenient fresh water fill and a dump station. The generator hours are very generous - from 8 am to 8 pm. Either good or bad news depending on your point of view . It is not too far off of the main road, but it is wonderfully quiet and dark at night. To access the main part of the park between 9 am and 3 pm you have to use the shuttle service. One of the stops for the shuttle is right next to the campground, which is very convenient. The other way is to hike down a fairly steep 1.6 mile trail. One thing to note is that as you approach the park, there are many signs stating that to enter the park you must use the shuttle from the White Rock Visitor Center. If you are camping in the park you can ignore those signs and proceed directly to the campground. We did not have Verizon cell or data. Satellite was not a problem in our site in the first loop. It would be more of an issue in loop three. We would certainly camp here again to visit the park and the surrounding area. If you need hook-ups, the new Visitor Center in White Rock has RV spaces with electric hook-up. - TheJim
May 2013 - $6.00
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. - gsnakehill
Jun 2014 - $1.00
This campground seems to be closed. - exceltraveler
Sep 2012 - $27.00
Upon arrival I produced my Good Sam card and the three woman on duty at the day spa didn't know what to do with it, therefore we did not get the discount. No cable, and no stations available with antenna. Verizon data and phone worked fine. 50% long term old trailers, dirt roads on upper and lower levels are rutted from previous rains. Address is incorrect on their website: correct address is 1318 Riverside Road. Run down, but not much else close by. We'd stay again, but just overnight. - DEBandVINCE
Apr 2012 - $25.00
Park is narrow and slopes downward from the highway which makes this park quieter than most that close to a highway. Good wifi, modern showers with plenty of hot water and average pressure. Pathways are dirt/gravel mix which can be dusty. Overall a nice place to stay as long as you are not looking for a resort. - hmthomas1
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
Aug 2015 - $36.00
Gravel sites with tall weeds, goatheads, and red ants. Mostly full-timers. A few junk campers looked to be abandoned. Good location for visiting Santa Fe but they need to hire someone to landscape. Do not bring pets here because of conditions. - Bat Rider
Aug 2015 - $30.00
Park is conveniently located between Santa Fe, Bandolier and Los Alamos which are all great places to visit. The water and electricity all worked well. Spaces are wide and allow enough area to park your vehicle. There are no trees at all so your satellite TV will work. Check in staff was friendly and efficient.
The Cons: Other reviews have said it all. This is primarily a gravel lot, covered with weeds and goatheads with no ambiance at all. Weeds were up to the steps of the RV, as well as up to the bench of the picnic table. The internet, although included, was weak and inconsistent. Generally, although it would connect, nothing would load. Nothing. Thankfully, there is a McDonalds across the highway when we had business on the internet that needed to be taken care of. NO TV reception over your antenna. No cable available.
We would not stay here again. In fact, we would've left after the first night if we had not already paid for our full stay. Way overpriced for what services are provided. - themom3
Jul 2015 - $35.00
This is a large gravel parking lot that's great for overnight or a few days stay to rest and visit the casinos. Easy on/of the highway and fuel is right near the entrance to the park. There are 2 large casinos within a couple of miles and plenty of shops and restaurants. We will stay here again when in the area. - dok
Sep 2007 - $20.00
We stayed at Oh Kay RV Park 9/24 - 9/27/07. We chose Oh Kay based on the recommendation of some members on RV.NET. It is not listed in the TL directory. We were looking for a place between Santa Fe and Taos to use as a base while we visited the area. We first felt something might be wrong when the clerk at the registration desk wrote a phone number on the receipt. She said it was the number of the police dispatcher in case we had any problems during our stay there. Then one of the long-term park residents came up to us while we were setting up and told us to make sure we parked our truck to make access to the gas tank difficult. "They like to take gas around here." This gave us a very uneasy feeling during our entire stay. The park itself is badly in need of maintenance. Some of the sites are so full of holes and ruts they are unusable. There apparently once was a playground but it is totally overgrown with weeds. There are some permanent residents and some of their units are complete eyesores. One in the next row from us has large sheets of rusted metal laying against the sides as wheel covers. Sites are supposed to be pull-through but they are only about 30 feet deep. Our TT is 29.5 ft. long and it filled the site. The only place to park the tow vehicle is next to the TT so we can't open the awning. We can't report on the bath house because they must keep it locked and require a $5 deposit for the key. We used our own facilities. To sum up, if it becomes a choice between Oh Kay and a WalMart parking lot, go for the WalMart!! - JimCathy