Local Area Attractions
Our campground is centrally located to many great attractions and tourist towns. See below for more information.
White Sand National Monument
The White Sands National Monument is a U.S. National Monument located about 15 miles southwest of Alamogordo in western Otero County and northeastern Doña Ana County in the state of New Mexico, at an elevation of 4235 feet. The area is in the mountain-ringed Tularosa Basin and comprises the southern part of a field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. It is the largest gypsum dune field in the world.
New Mexico Museum of Space History
The New Mexico Museum of Space History is a museum and planetarium complex in Alamogordo, New Mexico, dedicated to artifacts and displays related to space flight and the space age. It includes the International Space Hall of Fame. The Museum of Space History highlights the role that New Mexico has had in the U. S. space program, and is one of eight museums administered by the New Mexico Department of Cultural Affairs. The museum has been accredited by American Alliance of Museums since 1993.The Museum is also a Smithsonian Affiliate.
Alameda Park Zoo
Alameda Park Zoo, located in Alamogordo, New Mexico, was founded in 1898 and claims to be the oldest zoo in the Southwestern United States. It is one of three AZA-accredited zoos in New Mexico and participates in the Species Survival Plan for the Mexican Gray Wolf.
Old Apple Barn
VISIT the OLD APPLE BARN
The Historic Old Apple Barn was built in 1941 in Mountain Park, New Mexico. The Cloud-Climbing Railroad stopped at the barn to load apples grown on the spring-fed orchards of this beautiful area.
Today you can take a walk back in time and experience a Vintage Emporium, Fudge Factory and Bistro. Enjoy the mountain view and mountain air on our seventy foot deck. Look for the big red flags along Highway 82.
There's plenty of parking.
The Nuclear Age was ushered in with the world's first atomic detonation at Trinity Site on July 16, 1945. Trinity Site is located on the northern end of Whites Sands Missile Range in central New Mexico. Trinity Site, now only mildly radioactive, is open to the public for one day a year, the first Saturday in April.