The best camping near Harry McAdams State Park

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The best camping near Harry McAdams State Park guide



Just outside of Hobbs, New Mexico lies Harry McAdams State Park, an oasis in the desert. With green grass campgrounds and ample opportunities for fishing and hiking nearby you’re sure to fall in love with the quietness of this place. Keep an eye out for jackrabbits, road runner and who knows, maybe even an elusive sasquatch while you’re out on the trails (if ya see bigfoot, send us a photo!). After a day of adventure head into town and try your luck at the area casinos, or visit the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Yee-haw! You’ll ride out of Harry Mcadams with a smile on your face and desert memories for a lifetime.

Notable campgrounds

  • Harry McAdams RV Park: A comfortable retreat with full hookups and easy access to park amenities.
  • Hobbs RV Park: Ideal for visitors seeking a cozy stay with convenient facilities nearby.
  • Zia RVillas RV Resort: Offers a luxurious camping experience with modern amenities and spacious sites.

Tips for snagging a campsite

  • Book early to secure your spot, as campgrounds fill up quickly, especially during peak seasons.
  • Check for cancellations regularly, as last-minute openings can occur.
  • Consider visiting during the weekdays for better availability and a quieter experience.
  • Explore nearby camping options to increase your chances of finding a suitable site.

When to go

The best time to visit Harry McAdams State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural beauty is at its peak. Summer months can be quite hot, making outdoor activities less comfortable. Winters are generally mild but can be unpredictable, so always check the weather forecast before planning your trip.

Know before you go

  • Check the park's operating hours, which may vary seasonally, to plan your visit accordingly.
  • Be prepared for the weather; bring sunscreen and plenty of water during summer, and layers for cooler months.
  • Stay aware of local wildlife and follow guidelines to ensure a safe encounter.
  • Review the park's rules and regulations, including any fire restrictions or pet policies.
  • Accessibility options are available; contact the park office for specific information and assistance.

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