RVing in Southwest New Mexico -Part 3

One of the great things about RVing, is that you might even be able to pay for your stay in the RV parks and therefore support your RV lifestyle. Sometimes, the parks are looking for help as a host or as a attendants. You just never know. If you love a certain area and don’t mind staying put for a few months, then this could be an option for you.

Workampers resume

Workampers are adventurous individuals, couples and families who have chosen a wonderful lifestyle that combines ANY kind of part-time or full-time work with RV camping. If you work as an employee, operate a business, or donate your time as a volunteer, AND you sleep in an RV (or on-site housing), you are a Workamper! Check out current Workamper news now!   RVers will find everything they need to know about part-time or full-time working on the road.

Southwest RV Parks and Campgrounds

Here is a complete list.

Cedar Cove RV Park
Surrounded by mountains and nestled among the native desert landscape of cedar, pinion, and pine trees.

City of the Rocks State Park

City of Rocks State Park
Located about halfway between Silver City and Deming, City of Rocks State Park offers offers camp sites, hiking trails, excellent mountain biking, wildlife viewing, birding, stargazing, picnic areas and a desert botanical garden. The uniquely designed, new Visitor Center includes a large display area and modern restrooms with hot showers.  Therefore, if you are in the area, once a month, on cool summer evenings, the telescopes come out and you can enjoy the magic of Orion’s Belt, Milky Way, Little and Big Dipper, plus many others, as well as planets such as Mars, Venus or the moon.

Also, not to be missed close by is Faywood Hotsprings which is primitive but fairly developed and worth checking out!

Gila National Forest – Dipping Vat Campground
This is a fantastic place to get away from it all! Located adjacent to the west side of Snow Lake. Snow Lake is approximately 52 miles southeast of Reserve,

Rusty’s RV Ranch
Located in the Chiricahua & Peloncillo Mountain area of Arizona and New Mexico, If you love Birding you know this is an internationally known area including the famous CaveCreek Canyon for bird watching.

Silver City KOA
This year they have been recognized by KOA Inc. for “outstanding camper guest service, facility and operation! Located on the east side of Silver City, Joe and Kris Greenwood are gracious hosts. They serve a home cooked breakfast every Saturday, Sunday from Memorial Day to Labor Day.

However, if you enjoying preparing your own meals then you have to try this easy and tasty recipe that I call Pizza For The Road.

  1. I buy prepared crusts such as Boboli or any prepared pizza crust will do.

2)  Instead of spreading tomato sauce as the first layer, I use Brianna’s honey mustard salad dressing. I’ve tried other honey mustard’s, but this brand has the best flavor.

3) Then throw on feta or mozzarella cheese for the first layer.

4) Add slices of green pepper, roasted chicken strips, onion and mushroom.

5) Top with more cheese. Cook for recommended time. Yummy!

For more great recipes while on the road, check out Cooking Aboard Your RV by Janet Groene.

And to find more hot springs in the southwest area of New Mexico, check out by Matt C. Bischoff’s, “Touring New Mexico Hot Springs.”

Come vacation in New Mexico. There are things to do!

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