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Hayden, New Mexico

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26 Reviews of 3 Hayden, New Mexico Campgrounds

DThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2021

Great place in the middle of nowhere!

You get off a major highway and then take 10 miles of bad road to the entrance. Then, you have to find your spot.

We stayed in P2. The view of the lake is amazing. Birds everywhere! The sites are not level in this area, but the pavilions are darn nice!

Screaming fast ATT 5G, nothing for Sprint.

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Month of VisitAugust
Reviewed Jul. 21, 2021

Good overnight campground

Level lots, easy to find and plenty of space. Staff was very friendly and accommodating when we arrived.

Facilities are out dates. Playground leaves much to be desired. Dog walk is literally a strip of grass in the back by the road where a dog can walk I guess, honestly not really sure. WiFi…

Month of VisitAugust
gail A.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2021

Dinosaur Tracks

We stayed here when state of New Mexico scheduled my vaccination nearby here rather than nearby my home. Otherwise, who knows when we would have discovered this place.

The sites are easily accessible, and probably best before it gets too hot.

The amazing part is the hike to the dinosaur tracks.…

  • the lake
  • dinosaur tracks
  • lake
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Sitea middle drive through site
Month of VisitApril
Scooter M.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 7, 2021

Good…not great

Nice campground. If you fish there lots of lake to fish in. The restrooms could be cleaner, but if been in much worse. Bird watching is fantastic!

Month of VisitAugust
Christopher  B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 30, 2021

Oasis in the Plains

Depressed coming down from the majestic mountains, this is a wonderful oasis gem of a campground to ease the step off into the sea of grasslands and farms that are the plains. Invisible from the surface, you drop down from the plain into a little oasis of a lake, surrounded by pocketed bushy shrubs…

Sitecove 7
Month of VisitJuly
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2021

Beautiful view, helpful staff!

Wow! What a beautiful campsite! Wish we could have stayed for more than one night. Perfect for star gazing because you’re out in the middle of nowhere, and the dinosaur tracks were too cool for words! Above all, I can’t say enough great things about the staff. They spent a good 1 1/2 hours to get…

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Month of VisitJuly
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2021

Great Park

Very nice park. Very level. Clean restrooms and shower. I would camp here again.

Month of VisitJuly
Mike W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2021

Clayton Lake and Dinosaur Tracks

Van Camper perspective: Extra cool campsites with many in lightly wooded areas or tucked within boulders, or lakeside. Group sites available also. Adequate spacing between sites in most areas, some sites are secluded. Very clean area, the host picks up trash daily and even washes area around the…

  • clayton Lake
  • Typical site
  • Setting Sun
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Month of VisitJuly
KThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 13, 2021

Nice view, inconsistent amps

Ute Lake campground had nice large pull through sites, a shaded picnic area, and nice views of the lake. The playground was very nice and shaded. We were disappointed that the electrical hookups did not provide consistent output. We were unable to run our AC while the refrigerator was on, and the…

Month of VisitJuly
VThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 5, 2021

Great off-grid get away!

First off, you will be completely off-grid. There is no cell reception, WiFi, or cable or antenna tv. There is also no dump station or fill station, so plan on making a stop at the loves truck stop. Limited electric/water hookup sites so be sure to reserve ahead of time. No fires allowed and boat…

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Month of VisitJuly
Keith H.
Reviewed May. 16, 2021

Make reservations

New mexico state parks nearly all online reservations now. Funny I had no printed copy and nobody checked me. Pretty area in the middle of open prairie. Well spaced non electric sites but it can be a long walk to toilets.

Month of VisitJune
Anita B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 8, 2021

Always love camping near water

Only stayed one night, passing through. A lot of spots for day use, with great views of lake. Dinosaur tracks a total bonus. Worth the stop. Fun finding this marker. (photo)

NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2021

Blue skies and wild turkeys

If not for lack of facilities this would have been a nice camp spot. I would not make reservations and pay with reserveamerica because the camp ground will not be able to refund your money if you want to leave. Be very aware that there ARE NO FACILITIES open at this time. Call camp ground for…

Rick D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Feb. 12, 2021

What a well kept park!

Just passing thru on trip to Nebraska. arrived early evening, the parking area is really well kept and the gravel parts are 95% level, we didn't need to do any additional leveling. I believe all sites are full hookup. It was February all we needed was 30 amp electric. We would definitely stay here…

Reviewed Aug. 21, 2020

Decent Overnight Stay

If you like being shoved into a campsite like a bunch of sardines, this is the park for you. There was little room between RVs, which is something our family just doesn't like. If you don't mind the closeness, this is a decent place. I will, however, say that the park for the kids was phenomenal.…

Month of VisitSeptember

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