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Brantley Lake State Park

12 Reviews

About This Campground

State Park

Located twelve miles North of Carlsbad, NM, the park offers boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking trails, exceptional bird watching, developed and primitive campsites and restrooms with showers. Whether you’re picnicking for the day, or camping in your RV for a week, you’ll be sure to find…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

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


For Campers

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

For Vehicles

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


12 Reviews of Brantley Lake State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Joseph W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2020

Super Quite/ Amazing Stars

Just stayed at Brantley Lake state park and loved it. With my NM state park pass my stay was only $4 per night with 30amp and water. This site is about 4 miles off the highway which makes it super quite. Dump station available, two dumpsters in the loop. Great cell service (Verizon) also got like…

Matthew G.
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2019


We just needed a place to stop for the night and this was a great camp ground. Very very nice and clean facilities.

Erin S.
Reviewed Jul. 31, 2019

A fairly secluded and windy desert campground

We stayed here for 4 nights in late November/early December. It is a bit of a drive to get out to the campground from the highway, as you have to circle around the dam the get to the campground. The campground loops are situated up on a hill overlooking the countryside. There is a nice playground…

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Brantley Lake State Park is located in New Mexico


Located 12 miles north of Carlsbad, NM via US Hwy 285, turn right (east) on County Road 30 ( Capitan Reef Road). Go 4.5 miles and then turn left into the park. Campground is 2 miles past the visitor center.


32.5639066 N
104.380601 W

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