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Rockhound State Park, New Mexico

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Rockhound State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located 7 miles (11 km) southeast of Deming. It is named for the abundance of minerals in the area, and visitors can search for quartz crystals, geodes, jasper, perlite, and many other minerals. The park is located in the Little Florida Mountains, a range of low mountains that have become sky islands due to the arid desert between the peaks.
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  • We camped here as a last minute camping trip, only sites we could find available. How lucky we were! Beautiful campground with amazing views. Sites 14, 15, 16 give the best views but you are also...  more »
  • Camped in a 35” motorhome. We are self-contained so cannot comment on restrooms/shower facilities. Water and electric. Dump station on site. Site #17. We love this campground – will return...  more »
  • We stayed at the park one night. The park is around 300 acres in size. The campsites are well spaced apart for privacy. All sites have a covered picknic table. The spaces are flat for parking. They have nice trails in the park. Trails even had bench seats every so often. You can hunt for rocks an take them home. The bathroom was nice and clean. They were very well kept. The showers were warm enough to be comfortable. There is lots of wildlife viewing. Lots of birds to see.
  • My family camped here in tents on the 4th of July. The park is beautiful, well maintained, safe, and the restrooms were spotless! We had an amazing view of the fireworks show taking place in the town below, and we had a wonderful time. I highly recommend this campground!

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