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Bluewater Lake State Park Campground

About

State Park

Welcome to Bluewater Lake State Park Campground, nestled near Prewitt, NM. This spot is a gem for anyone looking to escape the hustle and bustle and enjoy some peace and quiet. The campground is open from April 1 to October 31, offering a range of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, and even cabins.

One of the standout features here is the stunning lake views. Most campsites offer at least a glimpse of the lake, and some have a breathtaking panoramic view. The lake itself is a beautiful sight, especially at sunrise and sunset. Just be aware that the water can sometimes be affected by blue-green algae, but it still makes for a picturesque backdrop.

The campground is pretty well-equipped. You’ll find electric hookups at some sites, though they can be limited, so plan accordingly. There are also drinking water stations, toilets, and showers available, although the shower house might be closed at times. If you’re traveling with a big rig, you’ll be pleased to know that the campground is big-rig friendly with some large, level pull-through sites.

Wildlife is part of the charm here. You might spot wild horses roaming through the campground, which adds a unique touch to your stay. There are also good trails for hiking, and if you’re into fishing, the lake offers catch-and-release opportunities for Tiger Muskie.

Visitors have mentioned that the campground is generally quiet and well-maintained, with clean restrooms and a family-friendly atmosphere. Just keep an eye out for horse droppings and some occasional trash. Overall, Bluewater Lake State Park Campground is a fantastic spot to relax, enjoy nature, and maybe even catch a glimpse of those wild horses.

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Location

Bluewater Lake State Park Campground is located in New Mexico

Detail location of campground

Directions

Exit Interstate 40 at exit 63 ( Prewitt) onto Hwy 412. Go south 7 miles on Hwy 412 ends at the park entrance.

Coordinates

35.30229489 N
108.107287 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Good
  • Verizon
    Good
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Available

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Water Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does it cost to camp at Bluewater Lake State Park Campground?

Camping at Bluewater Lake State Park Campground can cost between $8.00 and $18.00 depending on the site.

Does Bluewater Lake State Park Campground have RV hookups?

According to TheDyrt.com, Bluewater Lake State Park Campground has water hookups.

Are fires allowed at Bluewater Lake State Park Campground?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Bluewater Lake State Park Campground, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.

Does Bluewater Lake State Park Campground have wifi?

No, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, Bluewater Lake State Park Campground does not have wifi.

Is there cell phone reception at Bluewater Lake State Park Campground?

According to campers on TheDyrt.com, Verizon signal is good, AT&T is unknown, and T-Mobile is available.