Along the River RV Park
I am not associated with this park nor am I being compensated in any way for this review.
Stayed at this park in March 2016. This park is closed from Mid Jan - March 1st. The park is located about 15 mins north of Ruidoso near the intersection of Hwy 48 and Hwy 37. The park features 36 RV spots and 13 tent spots.
Water, Electric and Sewer were all as expected. However in March overnight lows were in the 30's which froze our water hose. Either bring a heated hose or simply fill your tanks and switch to tanks for overnight use. We just had the kids take showers and then unhooked water hose. Then in the morning after breakfast we hooked the hose back up and adults took showers.
There is no cable and antenna channels are very scarce. I think at one point we had like 3 channels. 1 was a local channel out of Albuquerque I think and the others were junk. Internet was pretty poor as well. However we were trying to stream television and we were trying to use our range extender. Additionally the owners were not there when we first arrived so we could not contact them about the poor internet. I am not sure if there was anything they could have done or not.
Route into and out of the park are tricky. Highway 48 has an 8% grade descending when going North. However if you come in from the North Hwy 380 between Hondo and Capitan is extremely rough.
Please see the map below:
Here are the photos I took of the spots:
View of spot #1 with the office and entrance in the background. Entrance is pretty steep if you have a heavy trailer like us. I wasn't sure if I needed it or not but I put the truck in 4HI to pull out. I could not imagine getting out in the snow.
View of spots #1, #2, #3 and #4 from the entrance. Not a lot of privacy but would be okay for 1 or 2 nights.
View of spot #2 with #16, #17, #18 and the cabin in the distance.
View of spots #5 and #6 next to the owners residence.
Looking back into the corner of spots #7 - #13. That FW is in spot #8.
View of spot #16 and #17 with the cabins in the background.
View of spot #18 with cabin in background. The stream is in the distance.
Site #19 is on the right and the road leading down to Site #24, #25 and #26.
View from the entrance looking down at Sites #20, #21, #22 and #23