Ruidoso camping just got even better

Summer of 2019 saw the opening of two new places to camp in Ruidoso.

Grindstone Lake Campground.

Ruidoso visitors who love Grindstone Lake now have campsites to choose from at the newly opened Grindstone Lake Campground. With 22 tent campsites and 6 sites for RVs, campground amenities include basic restrooms with running water, flushing toilets, sink, and shower. No reservations, campfires, or utilities. Learn more at

Location: Grindstone Lake, 111 Wiggins Way (off Resort Drive), Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345, United States.

Contact: Ruidoso Parks & Recreation Office: 535 Resort Drive | 575-257-5030

No advance reservations.



Midtown Mountain Campground & RV Park,a newly refurbished and improved version of the former Blue Spruce RV Park, offers 23 RV sites, 3 tent sites and one awesome primitive tepee site in the middle of Ruidoso. Amenities include free high-speed internet (WiFi), sauna, BBQ facilities, picnic area, gift shop, 24-hour check-in, and a pet-friendly welcome. Learn more at

Location: 302 Mechem Drive, Ruidoso, New Mexico 88345, United States

Contact: Call or text: 575-964-8555

Online reservations at