Hipcamp host Aubrey R.
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Located halfway between Cloudcroft and Alamogordo at 6,700 feet elevation you can enjoy our cool summer or a little snow during the winter. Surrounded by eight acres of trees and a creek running through out the property unwind in our peaceful surroundings just one mile from the main road. Local wildlife includes elk, deer and turkey that pass through on a daily basis. There

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Located halfway between Cloudcroft and Alamogordo at 6,700 feet elevation you can enjoy our cool summer or a little snow during the winter. Surrounded by eight acres of trees and a creek running through out the property unwind in our peaceful surroundings just one mile from the main road. Local wildlife includes elk, deer and turkey that pass through on a daily basis. There are rough trails to walk or run up the property where you can meet up with a gravel road to circle back for a three-mile adventure.The well-known Old Apple Barn is at the main road. A perfect place to stop for a treat or something special. Heading up the mountain Cloudcroft, NM is a short 10-mile drive. You can spend time shopping along the old town boardwalk, eating at the local restaurants or just having coffee and homemade pastries at the local bakery. During the winter months you can head over to Ski Cloudcroft and ice skate at the rink in downtown Cloudcroft.There are local festivals, the Cherry Festival in June and the Apple Festival in October. There are many special events in our area that can be enjoyed. Everyone deserve to discover how easy it is to relax and have fun in this special place.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
1 site
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
Laundry present
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
Electrical hookup available
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 50ft
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: requires leveling
Doesn't accommodate slideouts
Have a question? Send Aubrey a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • Minimum nights: 2
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 25% off

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Hiking
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Applebutter Farm Camping and RV in New Mexico.

Driveway

The camp site/RV spot is right off the driveway as depicted in the picture

Forest
Mountainous
River, stream, or...
Waterfall

The vibe at Applebutter Farm Camping and RV

14 Written reviews
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Hipcamper Jenifer

Amazing but not much privacy.

Jenifer T.
has mixed feelings towards this listing.
May 15th, 2020

Really nice place! Several houses around though, not very private! They have a bathroom and a tub which is really nice. This place was amazing! Just wanted a little more privacy.

Hipcamper Cynthia
Cynthia T.
recommends this listing.
May 23rd, 2020

Beautiful place to stay and camp. Very quiet, just the sound of nature. Well kept. Hosts were very helpful and attentive. Thank you.

Hipcamper Rebekkah

So beautiful/glad our rig is small!

Rebekkah D.
recommends this listing.
June 2nd, 2020

This is a great location, super nice hosts, beautiful spot! I mean BEAUTIFUL! we saw deer both nights - they just hang out snacking on the property.

Water & electric we're great. However, wifi spotty - had to go up to house area to use and it was limited. I would also hesitate to go back with a larger trailer. Ours is small: 17', travel trailer. The driveway is skinny & long, no where but uneven grass meadow to turn around. A big rig would be a challenge to get out without tipping it reversing all the way down the long drive.

We will definitely return with our little lady!

View from RV spot!
Hipcamper Aubrey
Response from Aubrey, the Host, on June 17th, 2020

First, thank you so much for the review, we work really hard to keep our property clean of trash and debris. The wildlife love coming through to sneak cherries in the spring and graze in the field. I would like to clarify Rebekkah's mention of the Wifi, upon their arrival they did ask about the wifi and we said that there is no Wifi for the campsite and it is stated on the listing "No WiFI". She explained that one member of her party needed it for work,. we gave her two options to resolve the issue. One was to go down to Alamogordo (20 minutes away) to a business that offers wifi for their customers. The second option was we could offer limited time on our Airbnb unit's Wifi at a gazebo near the building to access. We explained that the Wifi is not available for the campsite because the signal and speed is not strong enough for the Airbnb unit guests and the campsite guests to use, but we wanted to try and help. Our site is 50ft by 16ft and can accommodate a large RV and vehicle, it is not a pull through which means the driver will need to be able to pull in or back in to the site. On our listing it is stated that it is a "Pull In" site, she stated that they were new camper owners and did not feel comfortable backing out of the site. We offered them the ability to drive through the field to leave for their check out. There is not a turn around or pull through option at this site. An experienced RV/camper driver would not have any issues with the driveway or site. All our other guests have backed down the driveway without issues. We are more than happy to guide a guest down the driveway when needed. Rebekkah and her party were very nice and friendly and we hope they enjoyed the local sites and wildlife. Now that she has seen our site and property she now knows what to expect and she can enjoy her stay next time.

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Hipcamper Lauren

Pleasant stay near great hiking

Lauren M.
recommends this listing.
July 7th, 2020

Great, neighborhood camping with lots of deer roaming through near amazing hiking opportunities in the Lincoln National Forest. Aubrey was super friendly. We plan to stay again if we get back to the area.

Applebutter Farm Camping and RV
Hipcamper Michelle
Michelle M.
recommends this listing.
July 8th, 2020

We had a great stay. Our kids loved the rope swing and stream on the property. It was fun to wake up with deer walking around near the campsite. The bathroom was very clean. The property was quiet, peaceful, and well-kept. We would definitely stay there again.

Hipcamper Judith
Judith B.
recommends this listing.
July 19th, 2020

We really enjoyed our weekend here. It was peaceful and we had plenty of space to ourselves. The bathroom was great. We tent camped and felt perfectly safe. The hosts were very friendly.

Hipcamper Anissa

A blessing to find this spot!

Anissa H.
recommends this listing.
July 28th, 2020

Great spot to park if you’re visiting White Sands Nat Park! (35 min drive) It’s a beautiful scenic drive up the mountains. Have to hit The Old Apple Barn while you’re there for some fresh baked treats! Just a couple things to note: if you are tent camping, there is nowhere to pee (no woods anywhere), no water source, complete dry camping, we didn’t even know where to spit our toothpaste becuz it’s such a nice place and we didn’t want to just spit in their yard. Definitely best suited for self contained RVs (they did have electric hook up). But we were so grateful they allowed us to pitch our tent becuz we literally couldn’t find anywhere else to camp. The KOA is the only campground in the area...they are super expensive and were all booked. None of the RV parks in the area allow tents, so finding this spot was a huge blessing! (There’s not many camping options around White Sands). Also note: they charge a 2 night minimum, which we only needed one night, but the price was still cheaper than the KOA or RV parks.

Hipcamper Brian
Brian E.
recommends this listing.
August 4th, 2020

For tent or smaller motorhome and RV the place is great. It will take some serious backing skills (if towing a trailer) to get you back down the driveway once you are there. I was given ample warning about this issue ahead of time (thank you Aubrey) and was able to devise my plan prior to my stay via Google Earth. It is a beautiful area tucked back in the hills and better than staying at a public campground as you have way more space to yourself.

Hipcamper Dan

Pristine and quiet

Dan N.
recommends this listing.
August 5th, 2020

The property and campsite were pristine and beautiful. It was very quiet, you could hear the nearby creek that runs through the property and watch a few deer peacefully moving through the meadow below the campsite. Applebutter Farm is a very relaxing spot in the mountains.

Property
Applebutter Farm
State
New Mexico
Country
United States
$20/night
1 Site
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