A spectacular desert oasis in southeast New Mexico, Carlsbad KOA is the perfect place to park your RV rental if you want to explore the city’s finest attractions. Just a few miles from two national parks, several state parks, multiple museums, and more, camping at Carlsbad KOA is the best way to ensure you get the most out of your New Mexico vacation. And once you've had your fill of exploring the local area, the fun isn’t over once you get back to the campground.For your entertainment, the campground has horseshoe and gaga ball pits, volleyball and basketball courts, tetherball, and checkers. You can rent banana and scooter bikes. Children can participate in arts and crafts projects year-round. Settle down in the community room with movies and snacks, or partake in the nightly campground activities. And if you don’t feel like cooking, no worries, campground staff will do it for you. All year long, you can purchase BBQ dinners delivered straight to your campsites. There are pork ribs, salmon, veggie burgers, chicken nuggets, pizza, french fries, and dessert, to name a few of the items that are on the menu. In addition to home-cooked meals delivered straight to your door, Carlsbad KOA has a seasonal swimming pool, a fenced-in dog park, restrooms with hot showers, and much more.The RV sites are big rig friendly, and you can choose between a back-in or pull-through site. All spaces have full hookups with 30/50 amp electrical service, Wi-Fi, and cable TV hookups. Most sites have picnic tables and fire pits. Deluxe sites have patios with covered seating and bench swings. You’ll feel right at home when camping at Carlsbad KOA.

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How Outdoorsy Works


Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the host a request to book.


Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the host or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

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Most hosts have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.


Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the host in the same condition you recieved it.

The Great Outdoors

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll definitely enjoy camping at Carlsbad KOA because there’s so much to do in the area. Carlsbad Caverns National Park is perhaps one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city and contains over 119 limestone caves. You can explore several via guided tours or explore them at your own pace. If you’re looking for the ultimate adventure and a once-in-a-lifetime experience, you won’t want to miss visiting Carlsbad Caverns when RV camping at Carlsbad KOA.Another national park close to Carlsbad is Guadalupe Mountains National Park in Dell City, Texas. A stunningly beautiful place, Guadalupe Mountains National Park houses Texas’s four highest peaks, the most extensive Permian fossil reef in the world, an array of flora and fauna, sand dunes, stellar night skies, and more. The park boasts over 80 miles of hiking trails, and each trail is unique. Follow canyons to riparian oases, circle sand dunes, or trek into high country forests. No matter what you do while here, you’ll definitely enjoy your time.If you’re seeking to escape the heat and indulge in a more refreshing experience, try Brantley Lake State Park. The southernmost lake in New Mexico, visitors can participate in canoeing, kayaking, fishing, bird watching, boating, and hiking while here. The park also has two playgrounds, two boat ramps, two picnic shelters, a visitor center with museum-like exhibits, and a modern campground with full and partial hookups, a dump station, and a comfort station with warm showers.

Exploring the City

While Carlsbad offers outdoor recreation in spades, if you want something a bit more relaxing while RV camping, visit the vineyard on the south end of town. The family-owned vineyard is open daily for wine tastings and specializes in Italian red varietals, including Cabernet, Refosco, Sangiovese, Malbec, and more. Cheese, fruit plates, and other appetizers are also available. Relax in the tasting room or enjoy the beautiful outdoors from the comfort of the patio. During the fall, bring your kids and pick some pumpkins at the patch. Take a hayride out to the field and pick your own pumpkin, feed the petting zoo’s animals, or see what you can catch in the on-site pond. There’s also plenty of delicious fall food like homemade pumpkin pie, caramel apples, roasted corn, and more.Roswell Museum and Art Center in Roswell, New Mexico is known for its collections of artwork from the Santa Fe and Taos art colonies. Featuring both permanent and temporary exhibits, visitors can learn more about the area through the work of local artists. The art center is also home to the Goddard Planetarium, a state-of-the-art, full-dome digital theater system. Immerse yourself in this captivating experience that allows you to explore our cosmic origins in a new way. When you’re done exploring, you can commemorate your visit with a print, calendar, or unique gift from the museum’s gift shop.Another thing to check out when you book an RV in Eddy County is Carlsbad Museum and Art Center. The museum houses permanent exhibits with local and regional artwork, artifacts, and a small gift shop. Learn more about the local area through artwork when you visit Carlsbad Museum and Art Center.

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Questions about RVs?


What type of RV should I choose?


Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


Do the RVs have bathrooms?


Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


How does check-in work?


Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.