Sierra Vista Campground

Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument

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Dripping Springs Rd.
Las Cruces, NM 88001
575-525-4300
575-522-1219
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GPS: 32.3227, -106.6306

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 6
Pad Type: gravel
Elevation: 4886 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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15 people have reviewed this location.

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ErikR.

10 Home Made Teardrop
2007 Mercury Mountaineer
3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
“Great location for visiting White Sands and Las Cruces”

Reviewed May 16, 2018

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The spot is easy to get to and is just outside the city of Las Cruces. Las Cruces was surprisingly nice. I knew nothing about the city before staying at this site. We were only going to spend two nights at this spot and visit White Sands before moving on to Arizona, but the city of Las Cruces was so close by to this site and so nice... more

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1bike
Minneapolis, MN
22 Roadtrek 210 Popular
1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

1bike would stay here again

“Fantastic view in a very quiet place”

Reviewed Apr 24, 2018

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We arrived in early afternoon and had no problem getting a great spot. The road coming in is rough but very doable. There are a handful of generously sized pull through spots and there is an overflow area that by the end of the day has about 4 vehicles in. Our site was gorgeous and faced the mountains. There is a cool trail next th... more

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1 review
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Lot
“Quiet and easy”

Reviewed Mar 07, 2018

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Adored this site - the spots with the firepits were taken on each night I stayed, but I had no problems pulling into the lot where the trail starts and staying there overnight. Lovely people around each time and very quiet through the night. The sunsets against the mountains behind are beautiful and the lights of Las Cruces look cool b... more

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13 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3

LesleyCPhoto would stay here again

“Beautiful view of the Organ Mountains and Las Cruces at night!”

Reviewed Feb 16, 2018

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Beautiful views! not a whole lot of spots but a large parking lot for hikers & they seem to allow people to set up their trailers there as well. we weren't able to get any further than the parking lot as our vehicles low clearance kept us from going further down the road however I saw several vanlifers trec further down that road. I do... more

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Explorking
Calgary, AB, Canada
40 monaco windsor
2017 Jeep Wrangler
16 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
“Awesome for Class A's!”

Reviewed Feb 16, 2018

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Such a great place... we stopped on our way to Texas. Quiet, beautiful, and easy access!

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10 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 5

Chooseopen would stay here again

“Amazing View!”

Reviewed Feb 13, 2018

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The views at this spot are amazing. Rangers patrol regularly and enforce rules on where people can park. There are 5 fire rings and a parking area. You are allowed to camp in any of these spots. There are a couple of confusing spots where the grass has been flattened but they are NOT real spots and we witnessed a couple people bein... more

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HagePhoto
Anchorage, AK
27 Airstream International
2016 Chevy Tahoe
16 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 14
Site Number: 0

HagePhoto would stay here again

“Scenic dispersed camping at a BLM trailhead near Las Cruces”

Reviewed Jan 31, 2018

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Great place to post up close to Las Cruces, Organ Mountains and with in striking distance of White Sands. Some spots away from the actual trailhead and a large gravel lot where trail begins. Rangers patroled at least once per day and were friendly. Spectacular views of the mountains and the lights of Las Cruces at night. Sierra Vista T... more

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SurrenderSuburbia

Grand Design Reflection 311BHS
5 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A

SurrenderSuburbia would stay here again

“Stunning Views of the Organ Mountains”

Reviewed Jan 21, 2018

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This was our first boondocking experience and it was an awesome one thanks to Campendium. Since we are in a 37-foot fifth wheel I wasn't comfortable with traveling down the dirt road to camp at the trail head. Luckily there was a "site" off the initial turnaround that was plenty big. As for the negatives: 1) It was super windy but i... more

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Busy Campers
Portland, OR
25 Airstream Flying Cloud
2016 Ford F-150
57 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
“Campground isn't the right word for this one”

Reviewed Jan 02, 2018

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There's really just a couple "official" camping spots here, but you're right at several really beautiful trails in the Organ Mountains. Next time we'd probably try the actual BLM campground on the other side of the mountains since the rangers were actively discouraging camping here, but we'd definitely return to the area for the scener... more

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Dlj

Toyota Sienna AWD
5 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Dlj would stay here again

“Sketchy neighborhood, nice site”

Reviewed Apr 28, 2017

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We stayed here one night on our way to White Sands NM. The site itself was fine - we were really just there to sleep so didn't do any exploring. The downside was the road getting to the site. We were arriving about 9pm, and apparently Baylor Canyon Rd is where all the local kids hang out. We passed about 4 groups who were all just ... more

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