Hipcamp host Heidi R.
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We have one acre of desert that we are turning into a homestead. With the panoramic mountain views and no neighbors but us, you will feel that you are in the middle of nowhere, even though we are only 10 minutes from a big commercial area. The stars at night go on forever in one direction, and in the other shimmer the beautiful lights of the city of Albuquerque.



We have one acre of desert that we are turning into a homestead. With the panoramic mountain views and no neighbors but us, you will feel that you are in the middle of nowhere, even though we are only 10 minutes from a big commercial area. The stars at night go on forever in one direction, and in the other shimmer the beautiful lights of the city of Albuquerque.

These tent sites have available parking near or at the site. There are 4 sites available on our main property and 2 sites available on our annex property. At this time the annex property is not fenced, but it does offer more privacy than our main property. 

Every site has it's own picnic table and fire pit. We provide an Eco-Friendly composting toilet and hand pump sink. These sites are appropriate for tents, car top tents or camper vans only, NOT for pop-up campers or trailers. If you have a pop-up camper or trailer, please consider reserving our RV site.

On our off grid homestead, you are welcome to visit with the chickens, ducks, turkeys and goats. In the surrounding area, you can take a desert nature walk full of cactus, birds and rabbits. With a 10 - 30 minute drive you can be at Petroglyph National Monument, Old Town Albuquerque and Coronado Historical Site.

Please note that we are on a dirt road off of a dirt road. These roads can sometimes be difficult for lower cars or some types of RVs. 

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
6 sites
Up to 5 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available
Bins available
No kitchen
No showers
No wifi
Camping vehicle details
Have a question? Send Heidi a message!
  • Check in: After 4PM
  • Check out: Before 3PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Meet and greet
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Weeknight discount: 10% off

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Off-roading (OHV)
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Hipcamper renee
Renee R.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
April 17th, 2018

This was an incredible place to post up for the night! We got in late and we’re greeted by Heidi and Rocky and their lovely kids. Our dogs got to run around together in the morning and we had the chance to meet their new chicks getting ready to go free range. We enjoyed this place so much and definitely intend to come back if we make it back to New Mexico again soon.

Hipcamper Alyssa
Alyssa H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
April 25th, 2018

Heidi and her family are amazing! Staying on their land was such a treat. They spent the first night we were there sitting around a fire sharing travel stories with us, and their sons came and talked to us as well. Above and beyond does not even begin to describe how much they did to accommodate our needs and make us feel comfortable and welcome. And their place feels like it's remote, but the town is just minutes away. Definitely recommend them to anyone heading to the area.

Windy sunset towards the desertOur tent and the table setups they have for campers to use
Hipcamper Julie
Julie H.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
April 27th, 2018

Heidi and Kahlil were so warm and welcoming! They were kind enough to help me set up my tent when it was difficult due to high winds, and I enjoyed chatting with them. The land was quiet and peaceful (Heard coyotes howling!), but still close by to shopping and attractions. My little hatchback car was able to make it down the gravel and dirt road just fine. If the wind hadn't been so rough, I would have really enjoyed having dinner by the great fire pit! But I still really loved watching the sun set and the moon rise over the Sandia Mountains. It's a really lovely spot!

Camp with the Sandia Mountains as your view!Lots of cactus and desert beauty.Khalil and Heidi's off-the-grid home being constructed.Just enjoying the view.
Hipcamper Kat
Kat M.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
July 2nd, 2018

Heidi, Khalil and their children were so awesome! I enjoyed hearing about all of their traveling experiences, and I am excited to see how their homestead grows. I definitely recommend.

Hipcamper Cody
Cody K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
July 2nd, 2018

Man, Khalil and Heidi and their family are awesome people! The property was more than accommodating. I showed up on a Sunday night around 730 and Heidi showed me the ropes and we chatted for a bit. Woke up the next morning and had a cup of coffee with Khalil and watched the sunrise over the Sandias. It was awesome! Definitely would stay here again if I made it back this way.

Hipcamper Nik
Nik G.
recommends this listing.
(Site 3)
August 18th, 2018

Heidi and Khalil were so warm and welcoming. They ensured we had everything we needed to be comfortable, and their lifestyle and stories were inspiring. They have two really friendly dogs, who kept us company and kept us safe :) No neighbors, private, and close to town. Taking the alternate backroad was much smoother and easier on the car. May ask about that route. Loved the animals and space they have cared for.

Hipcamper Jordan
Jordan K.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 7th, 2018

Very nice and helpful hosts. Area wasn't too far from city, but far enough to be away from everything. Would definitely recommend.

Hipcamper Lyndon
Lyndon Y.
recommends this listing.
(Site 1)
October 20th, 2018

Heidi and her family were super sweet and helpful. We loved staying at their place.

Hipcamper Heidi
Heidi A.
recommends this listing.
(Site 2)
April 1st, 2019

Great getaway spot from the city of Albuquerque. The site is clean and simple and the family who owns the land is lovely. Google does not give great directions to the site and it is a long drive to the center of town but it is near many box stores if you need that kind of thing. We would return for the beautiful views and the quiet atmosphere. Thank you for hosting us


Best of 2019 New Mexico
8th place
Our Desert Homestead
New Mexico
United States
6 Sites

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