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Rockhound State Park Campground (New Mexico) Make a Reservation

9880 Stirrup Road SE
Deming, New Mexico 88030
575 546-6182
32.26861, -107.75861

Rockhound State Park and Spring Canyon Recreation Area established in 1966, consists of the main park and the Spring Canyon Recreation Area. Rockhound State Park is a favorite for “rockhounds” because of the abundant agates and quartz crystals found there. Scattered throughout the park are rock and mineral specimens of volcanic origin. These treasures range from varieties of silica minerals, quartz crystals, chalcedony, agate and common opal. Visitors are allowed to take up to 15 pounds of rock for their personal collections.

Hiking trails provide spectacular views of the surrounding landscape. The hiking trails at the park provide visitors with climbs of varying degrees of difficulty and breathtaking views. Reaching the top, visitors survey the 7,000-foot peaks of the Florida Mountains. Turquoise is mined in the Burro Mountains to the northeast.

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From Deming, take N.M. 11 south for five miles, and then go east on N.M. 141 for about nine miles.

  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Hookup
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
  • Bird Watching
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Best Campsites:

3, 14, 15, 16, 17, and 18.


Year Round

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# of RV Campsites:

23 w/ Electric