Hipcamp host Aurolyn L.
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2.3 acres of undeveloped farmland on the banks of the Rio Grande, 3 miles from the charming little town of Dixon, NM, a haven for artists and vintners. Great galleries and wineries, plus a local brew pub within walking distance of the site. Not many amenities, but they're not far away. Access to apple, peach, pear, plum trees, and grapes when in season. Great for tent campin

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2.3 acres of undeveloped farmland on the banks of the Rio Grande, 3 miles from the charming little town of Dixon, NM, a haven for artists and vintners. Great galleries and wineries, plus a local brew pub within walking distance of the site. Not many amenities, but they're not far away. Access to apple, peach, pear, plum trees, and grapes when in season. Great for tent camping or a small trailer. Close to beautiful hiking, the Rio Grande Gorge, Taos. New Wave Rafting is nearby, for white water adventures. Gorgeous views, good people if you want company and privacy if you just want to watch the river go by...

RV only area
Vans, trailers
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Pets allowed
No toilet
Amenities
No potable water
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Pack it out
Have a question? Send Aurolyn a message!
  • Check in: After 9AM
  • Check out: Before 4PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 6 hours
  • Response rate: 100%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Fishing

Fish for trout from the bank.

Hiking

Beautiful hikes available in and around Dixon and in the Rio Grande Gorge Recreation Area.

Paddling

New Wave Rafting is right next door, offering white-water rafting and kayaking for different skill levels.

Wildlife watching

Elk are common in the winter months.

Biking
Whitewater paddling

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Riverside Refuge in New Mexico.

River, stream or ...
Driveway

The vibe at Riverside Refuge

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Hipcamper Mark
Mark G.
doesn't recommend this listing.
August 22nd, 2018

Aurolyn was very accessible by phone and very helpful. Suggestion: create better directional signage to campsite. Observations: misleading description provided including site IS NOT on the Rio Grande but next to a small and shallow runoff "creek". The creek is muddy and the bank is conjested with weeds. The creek is uninviting with a very rough rock and pebble shore. You would not want to bath in this water. The local brew pub is a cool hangout but NOT within a safe walking distance. The property owner adjacent to the campsite has a FULL AND CLEAR view and can see EVERYTHING you do. There is no place to hide! The only time I attempted to use the "outhouse" near the site it was locked. I stayed an additional night only because I did not want hassle with taking down the campsite for this additional night.

Hipcamper Aurolyn
Response from Aurolyn, the Host, on August 23rd, 2018

Mark, I wonder if you were in the right place. Because the campsite goes right up to the river and it's 100 feet wide there -- not a "creek" by any stretch! Water runs too fast for safe swimming (there is white-water rafting). Sorry about the outhouse! I did ask the caretaker to leave it open, but I make sure to double-check in the future. Happy to offer you a free night on your way back to make up for your disappointing time, if you like.

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Hipcamper Jessica T.
recommends this listing.
July 18th, 2018
Property
Aurolyn L.’s Land
State
New Mexico
$20/night
1 Site
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