The One Spectacular Spot In New Mexico Where You Can Camp Right On The Beach

Imagine spending a night listening to lake water lapping against the shore and then walking a few feet from your tent and dipping your toes in that same, warm water. If this sounds like your idea of relaxation, then you’ll love beach camping at Elephant Butte Lake.

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This video shows the beauty of this area and highlights how close you can camp to the water.

Have you ever tried beach camping? What did you think?

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