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“Great Campground” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bonito Hollow RV Park & Campground

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221 Hwy 37, Mile Marker 1, Alto, NM 88312   |  
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Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Alto
Elysian Fields, Tx
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great Campground”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

This campground is one of the friendliest campgrounds we have ever stayed in. It is off the beaten path, spacious campsites, quiet, with river running through. We recently stayed 8 days enjoying the beautiful weather and great staff. Gary was especially helpful to us and the whole staff seemed to go out of their way to help. Very pet friendly, clean restrooms and grounds. We will go back. We camped in a bumper pull.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013


The staff was wonderful. Curt and Susan were such a blessing. They helped us to get our fire our started in the rain, let us borrow their personal metal roasting sticks, help with our air mattress, brought us ice for our fish that we caught after the store was closed and checked on us throughout our stay to make sure that we were ok.

The campsite was beautiful and very clean. We didn't want to leave!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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The Colony, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Took our 5th wheel to Bonito Hollow. The Staff was great. Gary stopped by every day to make sure everything was fine. Nice Facilities, Newly rebuilt bath house (old one burned). Great location. Liked the layout of the park. Nice play areas. Saw plenty of other "Campgrounds" in the Ruidoso area. Some were nothing more than a parking lot setup for RV's. I am planning on making Bonito Hollow a once a year stop for our RV adventures.

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

The stay here at Bonito Hollow was absolutely wonderful. My family and I were able to make many good memories to cherish. To the hiking, horseshoes, volleyball , stream, and cute park, there's something for everyone to do. Bathhouse is clean and accessible. The have a store that has different things, along with outdoor games you can check out, a dvd and book exchange. The best thing about this park is, the staff was absolutely amazing. It is definitely nice to see people with smiles on there faces. This park is very kid friendly , and pet friendly, but they inforce all park rules to make sure everyone can enjoy their stay. Highly recommended!

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belen, New Mexico
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

we found this place by accident. in all my years I have never been happier. it was peacefull and beautifull but what really made it special was the owners and staff they really care and are special people who want the best for their customers. they go out of there for you. this place is the best if you have kids or animals. it was just so nice to see all the there playing and laughing. it is really hard to describe how wonderfoll this place is. and iam not one to right reviews but our stay there was special.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hobbs, New Mexico, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

July 19, 2013 We travel quite a bit and this park had some of the nicest people we have ever run across. The people who run this park were so helpful even cut some tree limbs to get our 5th wheel in. they are so kid & pet friendly . in all our travels we have never encountered such nice people.....We already made another reservation because of the people who run it....I would recommend this to anyone that is family Its a beautiful spot and they are working on improvements....

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Dexter, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Bonita Hollow is the best park we've ever stayed in. I can't believe how the owners manage to accommodate as we watched the park fill up for July 4th! They go all out with events for kids and they have the best Hawaiin shaved ice! They are building back so fast since the fire! Awesome bath house and pavilion! I have already booked a year ahead because this park s a winner all the way around!

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Bonito Hollow RV Park & Campground

Address: 221 Hwy 37, Mile Marker 1, Alto, NM 88312
Location: United States > New Mexico > Alto
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Specialty Lodging in Alto
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 82
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Bonito Hollow RV Park& Campground…a Hidden Paradise along the Rio BonitoWelcome to Bonito Hollow RV Park & Campground your Lincoln National Forest vacation destination surrounding by the home of Smokey Bear and Billy the Kid. Bonito Hollow RV Park & Campground is privately owned and nestled on 12 acres along the Rio Bonito. Our park is conveniently located just minutes away from the excitement of Ruidoso’s restaurants, shopping, nightlife, skiing and horse racing and only 3 miles to the beautiful Bonito Lake. Bonito Hollow is perfect for an overnight stay or an exciting New Mexico camping vacation.We invite you to come and spend some quality time with your family, friends, or alone and unwind in our scenic and peaceful campground. Fish, hike the nature trails, observe the abundant animal and bird life, and let the sound of the gurgling Rio Bonito lull you asleep each night.Gary, JoAnn and Terry Humphries, as well as our gracious and helpful camp hosts look forward to meeting you and most importantly helping to make sure your stay with us is one that has positive memories that last for many seasons to come. Happy Camping and Safe Travels! ... more   less 

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