New Mexico’s Best Kept Camping Secret Is This Waterfront Spot With More Than 146 Glorious Campsites
By Courtnie Erickson|Published August 31, 2021
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
A lake is the perfect day trip in New Mexico. You can fish, swim, boat, and so much more. In fact, you’ll be having so much fun, you won’t want the excursion to end — and fortunately, it doesn’t have to! At Ute Lake State Park in eastern New Mexico, you will find multiple campsites located right along the water that offer the most gorgeous views and easy access to some of your favorite water sports.