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“Nice campground by the lake” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bluewater Lake State Park

Bluewater Lake State Park
Old Bluewater Rd, Bluewater, NM
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“Nice campground by the lake”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We stayed here out of season (October) and not all the washroom buildings were open but that just meant a bit longer walk from our campsite which was no problem. Very quiet, only a couple of other campers there which made for a very tranquil stay. The site we chose was on lake side, we went without a hook up in order to get a better location. There was a bit of traffic through the campground in the evening, it seemed that some young locals were congregating on the beach past the campground, but we did not hear any further noise late at night either from the beach or in the campground.

Visited October 2012
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Monticello, Minnesota
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“Great Park”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

Spent several nights here (April '08) as a base camp while I explored the area. Really nice campsites and clean facilities.

Visited April 2012
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“Nice camp site”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

We spent two days and two nights car/tent camping at the Bluewater State Park about 40-50 minutes West of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The camp site was nice, clean, and surrounded by beautiful hills and mountains. In the summer, the weather was cool and not too hot.

The campsite has a big lake for boating and fishing. It also has a few trails for hiking. There is also a nice kids' playground.

The first night we were there, we got rained on pretty hard. We did not realize August was monsoon month in this part of the US. Water got into our tent and we woke up 4 am in the morning soaking wet. The next morning, we were toying on the idea of abandoning ship and going to a motel, thinking that there was just no way our tent would dry off by night. But the day turned out beautiful and our tent dried out by mid morning. So we stayed another night and we were so glad we did it.

This campsite is one of the few in New Mexico that actually has showers. But the showers and bathroom facilities did closed at night (by 9 pm and only opened around 7 am). Makes it a bit challenging for families with young children, who incidentally had to go to the bathroom in the middle of the night!

Regardless, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay and would camp there again if we happen to pass by the area.

Visited August 2011
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