Alamogordo / White Sands KOA

Welcome to the Alamogordo / White Sands KOA!

Nestled in the Tularosa Basin, this KOA is the perfect location to use as a base camp while exploring the beauty and attractions of southern New Mexico. With RV Sites, Tent Sites and Cabins, this campground can accommodate every type of traveling camper. A large rec room and long, covered outside patio work great for group events. Take a break from the desert heat in the inviting pool. Enjoy hiking or sand sledding down the vast gypsum dunes at White Sands National Monument, a short 15-mile drive from the campground. Learn about New Mexico's role in the U.S. space program through interactive exhibits at the New Mexico Museum of Space History. Explore ancient rock drawings at the Three Rivers Petroglyph Site, just 30 miles north. Or you can take a stroll through the Alameda Park Zoo, established in 1898. Pool: May - early Oct. Max pull thru: 110 feet. Your hosts: Kelly & Sandy Rodwick.

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Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 100' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV ($)
  • Pool (5/6 - 10/1)
  • Propane ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Bike Rentals ($)
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Journey

KOA Journey Campgrounds

KOA Journey campgrounds are the perfect oases after a day on the road. Whether it’s along the way or a quick getaway, they’ve got you covered. Located near the highways and byways of North America with long Pull-thru RV Sites, they deliver convenience to the traveling camper. Pull in, ease back and take a load off.

KOA Journeys Feature:

  • Pull-through RV Sites with 50-amp service
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Well lit after hours check-in service

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 8-9, 2020

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 8th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 9th for just $20.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 9 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

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Local Area

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.

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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.

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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.

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Lincoln National Forest

Lincoln National Forest is known as the birthplace of the world-famous Smokey Bear, the symbol of the campaign to prevent forest fires.

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