We arrived late (11pm) due to a change in plans, but found the signage a little incomplete (prices stated didn't include tax, and they don't take checks). Also, we tent camped, but there was no indication of where to go to set up, so we guessed (which was fine). Also, since we had a LATE change of plans, we didn't call ahead and get the bathroom code (they are locked 24-7), so that made for some discomfort. Also, adjacent to the property are 2 very large white billboards with very bright lights. This made tent sleeping a little difficult at best, since the lights were so bright and there are no fences or anything to shield tent campers from the light. Also, as mentioned, the highway is literally 200 feet away, and amazingly busy for the middle of nowhere. Again, no fence or anything to somewhat block the noise, and we didn't bring (nor did we anticipate we would need) earplugs. It should be noted that there is absolutely nowhere close by that is public land (BLM or National Forest) upon which to camp; the Capulin National Monument does not have a camping area. This makes the RV park the only place close to the Monument. Nearest otherwise is Raton (a good 30 minute drive). Tent camping was $17, plus $1 tax. Plenty of signage around the facility to remind you of their religion.
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- Capulin RV Park New Mexico