Welcome to the Albuquerque KOA Journey, your basecamp for New Mexico adventure!

Albuquerque KOA Journey is a beautiful campground near the Sandia Mountains, right off of Historic Route 66. Whether you are looking for big rig friendly 75 foot RV sites, cabins or tent camping, we are your Albuquerque campground! For RV sites, we offer daily, weekly and monthly stays! Relax during your stay and enjoy various recreation activities including our swimming pool, jump zone, bike rentals, indoor hot tub, sauna, mini golf, playground and Kamp K9 dog parks. We are pet friendly and offer enclosed, off leash Paw Pen RV sites for your furry friends. Take a virtual tour of our campground here!

There's plenty to do during your camping stay with us. Our KOA is conveniently located near the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, the world's longest aerial Tramway, and we are the closest campground to Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds. The campground is also conveniently located near a variety of restaurants, the aquarium, zoo, multiple museums and the Old Town shopping district.

The Albuquerque KOA Journey offers daily and monthly rates for a quick stop or an extended stay. Our general store is open every day and is well stocked with gifts, souvenirs, RV supplies and groceries. We offer propane filling on all sizes of propane tanks. Whatever your reason for visiting, our KOA's friendly staff will make sure you have a great stay!

Looking to book a stay for Balloon Fiesta? We still have availability! Reservations can now be made online or over the phone! Give us a call: 505-296-2729

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 80' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Cable TV
  • Pool (5/1 - 11/1)
  • Hot Tub/Sauna
  • Propane ($)
  • Mini Golf
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
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Ways to Stay

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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

Hero Discount

Albuquerque KOA Journey is proud to offer a special Thank You to all military veterans, service men and women, police, firefighters and first responders with 10% off their reservation. Valid military, state or federal service ID is required at check in. 

Terms & Conditions: This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers including KOA Rewards. Minimum length of stay rules may apply. Not valid on stays of 28 days or more. Discount applied to site registration fees only.

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Local Area

The International Balloon Fiesta

For nine days in October, the New Mexico skies are painted as hundreds of balloons lift off from Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta Park. Nothing rivals the power of Mass Ascension on crisp early mornings as these graceful giants leave the ground to take their place in the cerulean desert sky. For ballooning fans worldwide the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a pilgrimage. There's something for everyone to enjoy. . . whimsical special shapes filled with equal parts of hot air and wonder, and Balloon Glows that create a magical night landscape for spectators to wander. No matter who you are, the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta® will leave you awestruck and wanting more.



Sandia Peak Tramway & Ski

Just minutes from the heart of Albuquerque, the world's longest aerial tramway lifts you to the breathtaking top of Sandia Peak. Experience the drama of an 11,000 square mile panoramic view of New Mexico from the World's Longest Tramway. From the base to the top of 10,378 foot Sandia Peak, time and terrain seem to move in harmony as passengers lift from the desert floor, above canyons and lush forests, to the mountain top - 2.7 miles of sky-view travel and discovery of New Mexico's varied landscape and life zones.

30 Tramway Rd NE

Albuquerque, NM 87122




Albuquerque Aquarium

The Albuquerque Aquarium takes you on a journey down the Rio Grande to the Gulf of Mexico through the fish and marine life that live there. See eels, seahorses, jellyfish, sharks, sea turtles and more. Open daily, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Admission is charged. The aquarium is located in Albuquerque.



Albuquerque Museum of Art, History and Science

See the largest exhibit on Spanish colonial culture in the United States. This modern museum boasts an art collection featuring the best of contemporary and traditional New Mexico art, plus a kinetic sculpture gallery for children. Popular displays include Spanish armor and religious artifacts.



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