North Area Campground

Conchas Lake State Park

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501 Bell Ranch Rd.
Conchas, NM 88416
575-868-2270
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GPS: 35.4276, -104.1913

Last Price Paid: $14
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 4255 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 3G
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
Weboost
19 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 1

Aleisha would stay here again

“Beautiful lake view”

Reviewed Feb 09, 2018

Overall Rating

There are a few campgrounds in the area. The North Area Campground had 30/50amp hookups and ones with just water available. Separate dump station. We didn't check out the toilets, so unsure how they were.
Really nice views of the lake from many of the sites. We assume that this place would get really busy in the summer months for swimming and water sports.
Nice place to stay but is quite far out. Top your vehicle with gas before leaving the highway as there aren't many places thereafter.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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4bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

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Johnkellygreen
Sioux Falls, SD
25 Airstream Sovereign
2006 GMC Yukon
2 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 24

Johnkellygreen would stay here again

“Lake Conchas is a beautiful park, with quite a few sites overlooking the lake.”

Reviewed Oct 09, 2017

Overall Rating

Whenever we’re in this part of New Mexico, we always stop in Tucumcari. It is one of the best towns to get a real taste of Route 66 iconic sights: 50’s style hotels, restaurants, gas stations and neon signs! Although Lake Conchas is 35 miles out from the town, the drive takes you through some rugged landscape with mesas, red rocks, distant mountains and a sense of being out in the wilderness.

The park is adjacent to a COE dam site, which lists it’s own camp, but it was closed, perhaps due to the highest lake levels in most peoples memories. Our site in the state park was more than 70 feet above the lake. We came for four days of quiet and to finish some remote work deadlines. Some reviews claimed no cell service, and we had none for the ride out, but I raised our 15 foot high pole with a Boatant antenna and ran it through our Wilson cell boaster, and pulled in a strong AT&T signal. The Verizon signal here showed up as 2 bars 3G, but we couldn’t connect through it.

We had the usual NM state park ammenities: electric, water, a very level site, rest rooms and hot showers, along with beautiful scenery, a lake view and good neighbors. The park is surrounded by private property, so no trail hiking other than within the park and COE property and dam.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
1bars
Verizon 3G

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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: flush
  • water available

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