Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

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409 Dog Canyon Rd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
575-437-8284
Official Website

GPS: 32.7474, -105.9147

Last Price Paid: $10
Number of Sites: 44
Pad Type: gravel
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 4985 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

34 people have reviewed this location.

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Annie
Gainesville, FL 17' Safari Condo 1743 Subaru Outback 3.6R
31 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 3

Annie would stay here again

“Quiet, beautiful views, close to supplies”

Reviewed Feb 26, 2017

Overall Rating

Loved this park! Half-empty most of the week, although the water/electric sites fill up fast (half are walk-up, half are reservable). The views to the west across the desert are amazing, and the Sacramento mountains behind the camp are picturesque and also the start of some great hikes. Camp hosts are wonderfully attentive; the day the... more

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RobertT
Saanichton, BC, Canada 24' Itasca Navion iQ
17 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 44
“Alamogordo gem”

Reviewed Jan 25, 2017

Overall Rating

A very good state park lots of sites and options for views, we chose the Sonoran desert view and were very happy we did as the sunset was one of the best desert sunsets I've seen. We only had a chance to do the short Riparian walk but on future visits would set time aside for much more. Alamogordo has all the supplies and food outlets ... more

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WeGotSchooled
35' Converted School Bus
33 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 34, 5

WeGotSchooled would stay here again

“Nice views, close proximity to White Sands”

Reviewed Jan 11, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed here for 3 nights with the intention of using it as a base for visiting White Sands National Monument. Given the park's proximity to Alamogordo and White Sands, it seems like most folks stay here with the same thing in mind. However, it should be noted that this park definitely stands on its own as a neat destination. Tho... more

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Deke and Tiffani
Culver City, CA 17' VW Eurovan 2010 Airstream (Previous) CCD International
85 reviews
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Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1

Deke and Tiffani would stay here again

“Beautiful views of the night sky and the surrounding area. ”

Reviewed Nov 19, 2016

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Note: We camped here in a tent. We were visiting White Sands National Monument and all signs pointed to this park as a good place to stay. We grabbed a site on the very outside loop for an unobstructed view and it didn't disappoint. Our site was large and level and we had a water spigot across from us and just a short walk to the restr... more

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17 reviews
Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 3
“Go HERE!”

Reviewed Jun 16, 2016

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Incredible views and clean park! One of my favorites in the US!

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TinyShinyHome
Knoxville, TN 31' Airstream Sovereign 2006 Ford F350 Super Duty
7 reviews
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Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 6

TinyShinyHome would stay here again

“Nothing short of amazing!”

Reviewed Mar 22, 2016

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We risked not having reservations and lucked out with a great water and electric site. They only take reservations for 7 of the 44 sites available and some are water and electric and some are dry camping. We LOVE it here. Everywhere you looks is stunning. Especially at sunset. Good hiking in the park and only 20 minutes to get to g... more

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cdrambles
23' Airstream FC FB
20 reviews
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Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 3

cdrambles would stay here again

“Beautiful NM state park convenient to White Sands National Monument”

Reviewed Mar 16, 2016

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We chose this park for its proximity to White Sands National Monument, but found that Oliver Lee stands on its own as a beautiful place to camp and hike. The campground is nestled beneath the Sacramento mountains, with the 5.5-mile Dog Canyon hiking trail leading to incredible mountain and canyon views in Lincoln National Forest. Whe... more

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Find The Hills
San Luis Obispo, CA 30' Grand Design Reflection Travel Trailer 2006 Ford F-250
12 reviews
Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 3

Find The Hills would stay here again

“Great campground with beautiful views!”

Reviewed Mar 07, 2016

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This campground was such a pleasant surprise! We came to the area to visit White Sands (like everyone else) and we were a little unsure of the campground as we headed up the road to the base of the mountains. But as we got closer, we realized it was, in fact, a legitimate campground with AMAZING 360 degree views. There seem to be gr... more

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Bill & Jeri RV Tr...
Palm Coast, FL 2018 Ford F-350 Lariat SRW SB 4x4 6.7L Diesel 2019 Keystone Montana Anniversary 3121RL
42 reviews
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Nightly rate: $14
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 5

Bill & Jeri RV Travels would stay here again

“Great park!”

Reviewed Mar 01, 2016

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We got here on Feb. 29, 2016 without a reservation and found a nice electric/water campsite without any problem. It's a find a site and self check in campground. I'm not sure there are any bad campsites. Great views from all of them. We used it as a base to go to White Sands National Monument and Alamogordo. BTW, my wife says to check ... more

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Chris&David
Sandy, OR 22' Ford Transit 250 cargo van conversion high roof, extended wheelbase
97 reviews
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Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 34

Chris&David would stay here again

“Perfection in the desert. Thanks New Mexico State Parks!”

Reviewed Feb 29, 2016

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We pulled into Oliver Lee on the last Sunday in late February 2016 with no reservations and quickly found a secluded spot at the top of the canyon wall along the outside of the “B” Loop. There were only two other campers. All the other rigs, mostly of the behemoth variety, were clustered along A Loop near the shower and flush toilet “c... more

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Hookups:
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • group sites
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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