Villanueva State Park

Villanueva State Park


Location:23 miles south of Las Vegas, NM, via I-25 to Exit 323, then south 15 miles on NM 3.
Facilities:33 developed campsites (12 with electric hookups), restrooms (é), showers, picnic shelters (é), playground, hiking trails, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, fishing, canoeing and rafting (spring), hiking, wildlife viewing.
Special Features:Near the picturesque Spanish-colonial village of Villanueva, this riverside park is situated in a canyon of red and yellow sandstone cliffs. Trails along the river lead to a prehistoric Indian ruin and a cliff-top vantage point.
Address:PO Box 40
Villanueva, NM 87583

Phone:505-421-2957
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/Villanueva.htm
Size: 1,600 acres land. Elevation: 5,600 feet.

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The West's Best State Parks" (May, page 101) was wonderful, but you missed one: Villanueva State Park located outside the town of Villanueva in northeastern New Mexico.