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Central Recreation Area Campground

Conchas Lake State Park

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501 Bell Ranch Rd. Conchas, NM 88416 575-868-2270 Official Website

GPS: 35.3938, -104.182

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Overview of Central Recreation Area Campground

Reservations yes

Elevation 4,199 ft / 1,279 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/7/2018
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/7/2018
10 reviews
“Beautful and well maintained”

Reviewed 9/7/2018

Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 2b
Overall Rating

This campsite was clean, big enough for our 34 foot travel trailer, and relatively cheap. One of the nicest places we've stayed.

Only a couple downsides:
There's not much to do at the lake. This is a boating lake and you can fish. If you don't like those things you can probably find a place to swim, but it's definitely not the main attraction here.

There's a corner store, but there's not much there. We saw a restaurant listed on the lake but didn't try it (this time).

We saw a tarantula and a tarantula hawk our first night there. Not a big deal for us as neither were aggressive, but keep in mind that there are some critters around.

Other than those neutrals/negatives it's amazing. You can see the Milky Way on a dark night and it's one of the best dark sky views we've seen yet. AT&T and T-Mobile have the best signal we've seen yet. 60mbps download speeds for both.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
4bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

nopadet would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • dump station
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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