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Elephant Butte Lake State Park

101 Hwy 195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
+1 575-744-5421
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Dirty water and beach

This place is cheap to get into and explore a lot of area. The only problem was that the beach... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dreamergirl4686
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South Salem, New York
A lot of park for little money!

We are currently staying here at the park. Since it's Tuesday, we pretty much have the whole loop C... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lora H
,
Sarasota, Florida
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“new mexico” (23 reviews)
“off season” (4 reviews)
“nice spot” (3 reviews)
LOCATION
101 Hwy 195, Elephant Butte, NM 87935
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+1 575-744-5421
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"new mexico"
in 23 reviews
"off season"
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"nice spot"
in 3 reviews
"hook ups"
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"many options"
in 2 reviews
"free wifi"
in 2 reviews
"stayed here"
in 4 reviews
"warm water"
in 2 reviews
"las cruces"
in 2 reviews
"dump station"
in 4 reviews
"labor day"
in 4 reviews
"bass"
in 3 reviews
"quail"
in 2 reviews
"water hookups"
in 3 reviews
"few years"
in 3 reviews
"beach campground"
in 2 reviews
"water line"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is cheap to get into and explore a lot of area. The only problem was that the beach area and lake were disgusting. There were fishing lines, fishing hooks, and garbage everywhere. I suppose if you had a boat this place would have...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are currently staying here at the park. Since it's Tuesday, we pretty much have the whole loop C to ourselves. The weekends get pack fast, though. This is a beautiful lake state park. For $14 we have water and electric, wifi, your own gazebo...More

Thank Lora H
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

When we 1st got to the park there was some confusion to our reservation, but “K” stepped in to save the day. Great customer service. Got there on a Thursday but left Saturday morning before the Easter crowd showed up. We stayed at #1 lower...More

Thank CavemanHHH
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

As you exit Route 25 the vivid blue water caught out attention immediately. The park was easy to get to and only $5 for the day. Plenty of parking and interesting sand sculpture of Elephants. Quails were running around the facility - funny creatures. Enjoyed...More

Thank Masch40
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stayed at Elephant Butte Lake State Park which has multiple campgrounds for the first time in January of 2018 at the LIONS BEACH CAMPGROUND LOOP C SITE #84, we loved it so much we came back in February and camped at LOWER RIDGE ROAD...More

Thank Martha M
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

We spent a week here, and had a couple quiet days, but towards the weekend, partiers started showing up. Vehicles were non stop with thumping stereos, motors were revved, and all night long all you heard was music blaring. People walked through your site ,...More

2  Thank 18wheeltraveler
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Stayed here in March 2017. This is a beautiful park with great sites. Stayed in a 37 foot motorhome. It was cool at night and some days you would get a pretty good breeze but that is the weather in the southwest especially in March....More

1  Thank gargoyle158
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Reviewed 16 March 2018

It was great to see water in this arid area. Unfortunately it was very cold and windy today. Great place to camp and if you have a motor home, even better.

Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My husband and I have stayed at Elephant Butte S.P. in Nov. 2016 and now again in Mar. 2018. We can't say enough about this beautiful park. Our site is second to none, our 5th wheel backed in with a large window facing the lake...More

1  Thank Patsy I
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed Elephant Butte, even though I went alone, tent camping, in winter no onectreated me crazy! They had a fantastic and welcoming festival that had all the beautiful families of the area come together in support of their community. It made me want to...More

Thank Uncle-AL-and-Co
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Catherine P
13 December 2017|
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Response from Melessia W | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I haven’t heard of them
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Estefania B
6 June 2017|
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Response from LesK4 | Reviewed this property |
As a Army retiree we are able to rent equipment at military bases so I didn't even go near the marina. So I don't know but it was a really nice place so I would expect there is something there.
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sporeluv
14 October 2016|
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Response from LesK4 | Reviewed this property |
Well it is hard to say where the best place to fish for catfish will be usually when I go to a new lake I ask at the bait store, but I have found that if I can find a place where the water seem to back up into a cove or the... More
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