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Aguirre Spring Recreation Area and Campground

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Bureau of Land Management

The high wall, needle-like spires of the Organ Mountains curve dramatically around a semicircle of Chihuahuan Desert habitat at the Aguirre Spring Campground. The campground, nestled at the base of spectacular cliffs, overlooks the Tularosa Basin and White Sands National Monument. Alligator…

Fee Info

Day use is $5 per vehicle and $15 per bus.Camping fees are $7 per campsite.Group sites are $50. Group site reservations are required.

Aguirre Spring Campground includes 55 individual campsites that are at a first come, first served basis. There are two group sites that can be reserved for $50…

Reservation Info

First come First serve except group campsites: 575-525-4300

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

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  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


44 Reviews of Aguirre Spring Recreation Area and Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Reviewed Jun. 23, 2022

Beautiful Mountain Site

Beautiful camp grounds! There was plenty of space so we still got to have a fairly secluded experience. Some sites can be difficult to find a flat area for a tent.

They seem to be operating summer hours now, so the gates actually close at 8pm!

Watch out for ant mounds, flies, and gnats when…

Month of VisitJuly
Jacob  W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2022

Outdoor ambivalence but still outdoors

We tent camped at Aguirre Spring campground over Father’s Day weekend in June 2022. I don’t know. Maybe it was too hot or I was too tired, or a combination of both with a causal connection. I love the outdoors but I can’t really think of anything good or bad to write about this campground.


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Month of VisitJuly
Nicoli D.
Reviewed May. 29, 2022

Great spot to camp! Not the best for RVs or Trailers.

It really is beautiful here. Southeast New Mexico has mountains believe it or not. The camp is nestled up against one. It’s Memorial Day weekend and not too crowded. Highly recommend for the price (basically free). If you are tent camping and low maintenance this place rocks. If you have a huge rig…

Month of VisitJune


Aguirre Spring Recreation Area and Campground is located in New Mexico


The Aguirre Spring Campground is located on the east side of Organ Mountains, east of Las Cruces in Dona Ana County. Take U.S. 70 for 14 miles east of the I-25/U.S. 70 interchange in Las Cruces, then turn south on the Aguirre Spring Road (1.1 miles after San Augustine Pass) for six miles. At mile 4 the road becomes a one-way loop and climbs steeply.


32.36666625 N
106.55676036 W

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