Vado, New Mexico

Western Sky's RV Park

Vado, New Mexico



Vado, New Mexico
Phone: (575) 233-2573

Sites: 72
Recent Rate: $35 6/2015

Latitude: 32.1205007820345
Longitude: -106.635618209839

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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 yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
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 no
  • 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

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35 Reviews

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highway gypsy

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is run down and OLD. It claims to have free Wi-Fi and cable. The Wi-Fi is spotty at best, and the cable is 2 channels of fuzzy TV. The water made my water heater smell of cow dung for a week after I left. The bathrooms were dark and unkempt. The noise coming from I-10 kept us up most of the night. The trees will scratch your RV they are planted too close to the spaces. Concrete pads are broken and cracked, the picnic tables are rickety and broken. The whole place is a dirt lot and very dusty/dirty. NO WAY I would ever stay here again. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Mr. Rick

Review Count: 40
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Close to I-10. Too close. Traffic noise constant. Office staff somewhat helpful. No maps, rules or TV station listing. Our assigned site did not have cable. We were told we could have a cable site but it was next to the back of the office (?) and a trashy dog pen. Could find only 4 english speaking TV channels OTA. Campground is all dirt/sand/rock with small trees in most sites which are adequate in size but had to unhook toad. Electric and water are adequate. Wifi didn't work but good signals for Verizon and T-Mobile. Laundry is very disappointing. Trash in non working dryers. Only two of seven dryers are working. Good value for overnight stop at Passport America rate. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Galetex

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

This is a convenient park to I-10. It is a small park but water, sewer, and 50 amp power worked fine. The cable was not good and neither was the Wi-Fi. However there are beautiful views so didn't mind. We used our Verizon hot spot fine. Price was Passport America. We will return when we are traveling I-10 in New Mexico. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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rvreviews

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 9

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

Passport America rate. Fine for overnight, as easy access to I-10. Old park but owner is out working on landscaping. Had to do a little pruning for slide out. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Cyndi H

Review Count: 29
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: March, 2014 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

We left Las Cruces at about 8 am, and 15 miles down the highway had to pull off due to extremely high winds. We found this place - only 1/2 mile from the truck stop where we had stopped. The owner allowed us to check in at 9 in the morning. This campground is very, very old and run-down, and it's apparent that the owner is attempting to manage and maintain it by herself. The restrooms, while clean, are ancient, and the doors/screens are dilapidated. Our site was a long, level pull-through. There are lots of full-timers, but they're all to the rear of the park. This was a fine place for an overnight while waiting for the winds to die down. It's across the freeway from a Family Dollar store, where we were able to pick up a few needed supplies. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Travel Trailer.

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nanzhere

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: March, 2013 - $19.00
Overall Rating:      

I wanted to stay somewhere close to El Paso so I could deal with getting through there early in the day. Vado is very close. This park charges $38 a night, so one would expect something nice for the money. $38 is not in my budget, but I got in on the Passport America rate. I still expected something nice for my $19 as I often find nice, clean, tidy ones for half that. This park is run down, dusty, and surrounded by a hodgepodge of inaccessible buildings that may have one time been part of the park. My guess is that most of the people there are employed nearby. The pluses: The park is easy and close to get to from the freeway and easy to get back on the freeway. The site was level and hookups were easy to access. There are shade trees but being there late winter and the trees being bare, they were not something I could experience and comment on. In fairness to the managers/owners, my guess is that this is an old run down park they have taken over and may in time spruce up. It looked like construction materials had been brought in (or perhaps being removed? I don't know.) That being said, there is one thing they cannot fix and that is the odor coming from the feedlots down the road. This is not the place you will be sitting outside in the evening; though I noticed the odor was less pungent than earlier in the day. If you are like me, looking for a place west of El Paso to stop before braving the congestion --and don't mind paying more than your money's worth, this is an OK stop for one night--just keep your doors and windows closed. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Danes on tour

Review Count: 75
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: December, 2012 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Unfortunately I have to agree with the previous posts - this is a campground in rapid decline. We have been here before and found the place to be OK, but we could see how standards were slipping. Another thing is that the campground is very close to large areas filled with cows, and when we were there, there was a strong smell from the cows accompanied by ½ million flies. Next time we pass through this area we will find another place to stay, and there are plenty of them nearby. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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RVKamper

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

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

Park was in need of repair. They advertise cable TV, but it does not work. We could not find a game room or rec room that was advertised. The area smells foul because of feeder lots across the road. Flies were everywhere. Wi-Fi worked well in your RV. The water hook ups leak and were full of beetles. We would not stay there again. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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Gon15

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

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

Our problems were: Dogs run loose in park and defecated on our steps. Several large, scarier dogs in pens beside some RV's. 50 AMP power good on 1 leg but poor on other one. Water was not good, bad smell/taste. Would not use again. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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fuzzie1

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

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

72 sites with full hookups. 30& 50 amp. Laundry, Showers and bath, Cable and Wi-Fi. We stayed under Pass Port America and it was $20.00. That was way too much for this place as there isn't much. Sites are packed sand with trees all over. Some too close. All pull throughs but a little tight. Cable only has 3 channels but Wi-Fi works OK at your site. Verizon works good. Showers and bath not real clean and laundry the same and some machines not working. Does have a play ground for the kids but does not look too safe. Lots of long term sites and dogs all over and not on leash. So there is dog waste all over. Would not stay again. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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mcr1010

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

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

On the positive side, the sites are level and clean. Even though the interstate Hwy is close by, the traffic noise did not seem to carry over into the park. On the negative side, the Wi-Fi never worked or did the cable TV. Well OK, it had one channel. OTA worked OK, with about 5 or 6 English channel's. The repeater for the Wi-Fi seems to be adequate with a good signal, but it was local only: not connected via of ISP. I called the office and was given the excuse of cloud cover or something to that effect. The charge for the night was $19.00 with PPA which I think is a little high considering no TV or Wi-Fi. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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two_on_the_road

Review Count: 37
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate reflects Passport America (I pity others. This is definitely NOT a 40 dollar a night RV park. If you are willing to pay that much then find a KOA). This is an easy on / easy off park making it (barely) OK for a one night stay. The smell of nearby dairy operations went away when the wind shifted direction: yeah! The flies, however, remained behind until the evening got cold enough to stun them for a few hours; they clung to our clothes and lined up to march through the little gaps in our sliding window screens. You could park a 40 footer in a pull-through site but you would have to unhook your toad (we parked 36+CRV and barely fit). Lots of permanent sites. Dusty interior roads. In rig Wi-Fi is important to us; it ran fine for about an hour and then died. When I went to the office to tell them it was down, the fellow went in the back for a few minutes, came out to tell me it was "running but slow" and that I should keep trying for the next 30 minutes or an hour. It was NOT running; we could connect to the access point but had no internet connection. After a couple of hours the problem suddenly cleared up (I suspect others reported the same problem and they rebooted the modem/router.) We would not likely stay here again. Las Cruces, only 15 miles away, has lots of RV parks (and a Wal-mart). We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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corky506

Review Count: 43
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: November, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This was our fourth time using this park and it appears this park is going to the dogs. They were barking all night. The power was good, Wi-Fi was good, and good water pressure. Interior roads are OK. The permanent's are starting to make the place look junky with old vehicles parked all over. The price is high for the condition of the park and the many flies from the near-by farms. We maybe would use again if in the area and could not find anything else. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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foreveramber

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

We've been RV'ing for over 6 years and this is the WORST park we have ever been in. Filthy dirty, so many flies that our truck was loaded with them just by opening the door to get out. NO 50 amp service as advertised, pull throughs are a joke with very low trees that have never been trimmed, have no business in an RV park let alone in the spaces. A REAL DUMP! We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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PALPJL

Review Count: 31
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 3

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

This is a basic overnight spot. Management is pleasant. There are a number of "permanents" with some pretty noisy dogs. Also the odor from the neighboring dairies can be quite oppressive. We paid an extra dollar for 50 amp to be able to run the A/C. And we were using Passport America. We camped at Western Sky's RV Park in a Motorhome.

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