CherylB

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Fenton Lake State Park Jemez Springs, NM
640 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"Just what I learned from calling the park"

I haven't camped here yet but I did call ahead to ask some questions. There is no cell phone signal for 5 miles around the park and the nearest dump station is 1.5 hr away. Just thought others would like to know this. It impacts my ability to stay... Read more

711 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"Very cool place. Popular and busy."

My advice to you is to make sure you are prepared to boondock when you arrive because the electric and water sites are pretty few and as popular as this place is, you can't count on getting one of those on your first try. The rock formations... Read more

South Monticello Campground Truth or Consequences, NM
769 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"Not what I expected"

I had read the reviews on this site so I had high hopes of coming here. I've camped at Quail Run (Elephant Butte) but never at S. Monticello. First off, it's quite a long drive north from the main part of the EBLSP's other campgrounds. This ought... Read more

Quail Run Campground Elephant Butte, NM
794 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"A nice surprise"

It's definitely different from what I experienced at Villanueva and then Manzano Mountains SP. This is very open and as many have said, very confusing. Pavement often turns to dirt and makes you wonder if you should proceed. I don't trust getting... Read more

812 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"Tell your friends and family "you're going in." Otherwise, it's a lovely place."

I went there on a whim, when I saw the first state park sign coming down I-25 from CO. I didn't know anything about the park. It's quite remote so once I got there and saw it was sweet, I decided to stay a while. However, I was frantic cause I... Read more

812 days ago

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CherylB 6 reviews

"Quiet, star-lit, lovely place to camp in the whispering pines."

The sites are generous. There is no river or lake or anything like that, so it's a dusty place. Pines and other trees and lovely walking trails that are well-marked and not at all strenuous. Some sites have electric, others are primitive. Gravel... Read more
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Fenton Lake State Park
Jemez Springs, NM
"Just what I learned from calling the park"
"Very cool place. Popular and busy."
South Monticello Campground
Truth or Consequences, NM
"Not what I expected"
Quail Run Campground
Elephant Butte, NM
"A nice surprise"
"Tell your friends and family "you're going in." Otherwise, it's a lovely place."
"Quiet, star-lit, lovely place to camp in the whispering pines."
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