Angel Peak Recreation Area

Angel Peak Recreation Area, Bloomfield: Tickets, Tours, Address, Angel Peak Recreation Area Reviews: 4.5/5

Angel Peak Recreation Area
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Susan S
26 contributions
Stop and see this!
Sep 2021 • Couples
This stop is worth the 6 mike dirt road. There are several overlooks. Beautiful. At the end of the road there’s a portapotty.
Written September 13, 2021
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travelady56
Alamogordo, NM97 contributions
Great place to take photos
Aug 2021
Angel Peak is not really easy to find, and the road in is gravel... Well worth it to see some spectacular scenery.
Written August 7, 2021
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Peggy C
Silver Spring, MD2 contributions
Awed by the scenery
Jun 2021
Surreal landscape of great beauty. Went there at about 6 pm in early June, temperatures were perfect - around 72. Very few people except a few campers at the turn-around end of the road. The lookout spots were equipped with shaded, shelter areas, picnic tables and in-the-ground pits for barbecuing. So glad we went.
Written June 6, 2021
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mountains74
Edgewood, NM479 contributions
Inspiring
Aug 2020 • Family
Great Bureau Land Management Area, the past few years the peak has lost parts, it used to have wings that seem to have worn down. Trails and views.
Written August 10, 2020
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Raquie
Cortez, CO6 contributions
Good break spot
Jul 2020 • Friends
Lunch break ; gravel road for about a mile or so. Worth it. Great views. Picnic area. Ants. Wear covered shoes.
Written July 24, 2020
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Joseph W
Albuquerque, NM527 contributions
Boondocking on BLM land at Angel Peak
Jun 2020 • Solo
Wonderful 3 peaceful nights at Angel Peak campground near Bloomfield NM. Breathtaking views, unbelievable night skies, fantastic sunsets and very quite. Stayed three nights with my dog Brody. We hiked, explored and just enjoyed ourselves so much. Campsite has able 9 spots, no services.
Written June 21, 2020
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Marie5466
Guanajuato Municipality, Mexico1,001 contributions
Free clean campground with amazing view, what’s not to love!
May 2020
BLM campground is super well maintained, the hiking paths well marked, and the spacing of the eight spaces decent – you are not that far from each other but definitely not on top either. Road to get there is quite rough with lots of washboard and fine silt. I wouldn’t recommend driving when wet.

No protection from the wind at this beautiful free campground. Great views. Fairly quiet if you can tune out all the machinery (pumps, motors, etc.) needed to run the natural gas pipelines all around that area. Many seating areas with great views. Quite a gem.
Written May 26, 2020
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Jodi H
Augusta, GA3,150 contributions
Sandstone mountain
Oct 2019 • Friends
This is located about 20 miles from Bloomfield. It rises up 7000 feet to this large sandstone cap. They have a recreation area but we didn’t go to that. We saw the Angel Peak from the road. Cool site to see.
Written November 19, 2019
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geoguy2017
Albuquerque, NM49 contributions
Worth the stop
Oct 2019 • Couples
This is a wonderful scenic view area that is hidden from US 550. It’s definitely worth a leg stretcher or picnic stop. The gravel road was in great shape on our visit. We were there on a Sunday so there wasn’t any gas-field truck traffic. Quintessential western badlands. Counting the campground loop at the end of the road there are 4 unique pullouts; some with short trails along the rim.
Written October 27, 2019
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mvidro
Washington DC, DC384 contributions
Saw from a distance, but still impressive
Jul 2019 • Friends
Although we planned to see Angel Peak (6,988 feet) close up, we trusted the GPS -- not the best plan as saving miles was more important to it than arrival speed or safety. It routed us via several unimproved county roads (meaning sand and gravel through a field of natural gas pipelines). We never saw a single encouraging road marker. After 7 or 8 miles, we turned around, at least having seen this impressive geologic formation in the distance. Ironically, when we returned to Rt. 550, a few miles north, there was a marker for the Overlook. Unfortunately, by then, we'd invested too much time and had to move on. From the other reviews, I got the distinct impression that the Overlook roads might also have been improved. At least it offered comforting road signs.
Written August 2, 2019
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