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Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Discover Cimarron Canyon State Park


This park is found in the northern portion of New Mexico and runs along a canyon that was named for the river that formed it. Eagle Nest is the closest town to the park and is found a short drive of fewer than 10 miles to the west, down US 64, which also traverses the canyon. The popular, tourist town of Taos is located around 40 miles to the southwest, while the state's capital, Santa Fe, is around 100 miles to the southwest.

Cimarron Canyon State Park is situated in the arid, pine forests that are common in this mountainous region. Somewhat unusual for this desert state, because of this area's higher altitude, it does receive snowfall during the winter. The primary activities available here are fishing and hiking, as well as birdwatching and the spotting of local wildlife that frequent the site.

Getting Outdoors

Renting an RV at this state park will allow you the chance to fully appreciate all it has to offer. Horseback riding is commonly enjoyed here, as are winter sports, such as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The viewing of waterfalls is also a possibility, at given times of the year, dependent on current weather conditions.

Hiking trails are available throughout the park, which lies within the Colin Neblett Wildlife Area. Numerous trails and other recreational activities are available throughout this site as well. Visitors should be aware the park sits at an altitude of over 7000 feet, so be prepared to feel the effects of the lower oxygen content present at those altitudes. Hot sun and lack of shade should also be expected during the warmer months.

The Cimarron River runs through the middle of the canyon, and the park as well. This landmark provides for numerous activities of its own, including paddle sports, swimming holes and it is well-known for the fishing it offers. There are numerous places along the banks where a picnic lunch can be enjoyed while you immerse yourself in the beauty of this scenic canyon.

Camping at Cimarron Canyon State Park

This park makes camping with an RV a piece of cake. Three separate campgrounds are available here, and a stay at any of them will provide guests with the quickest access to the activities the parks makes available.

In addition to the three, modern campgrounds, a specific tent area is also provided. Reservations are encouraged as this is a popular area to camp, though some first-come-first-serve sites are offered throughout the year as well. The sites can accommodate RV's of varying sizes.

The campgrounds are open year-round. Bathrooms and potable water are made available to guests, though there are no electric hookups. Pets are also welcome at this park. As so many fun activities are available around the local area, many people enjoy RV camping at Cimarron Canyon State Park, so services should be easy to come by.

Exploring the Area

When you book an RV in Colfax County, you will find a number of unique attractions to explore nearby. The Rio Grande Gorge Bridge is found near Taos. The bridge was named for the gorge that it spans and the river that formed it. A parking area is available nearby that allows visitors to walk across the bridge and enjoy the scenic views it offers. State park RV camping allows you easy access to everything a local region has to offer.

The Taos Pueblo is an adobe complex, in Taos, where people have been living for more than 1000 years. This attraction is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is a National Historic Landmark. Tours of the site are available that highlight the history and culture of the people who live here.

There are numerous unique sites found throughout Taos. The Millicent Rogers Museum features artwork, jewelry, pottery and furniture created by members of the American Indian tribes from around the local area. Tours are also available of the Earthship Visitor Center, which was built in 1969 using only natural and recycled resources. Sustainable building practices are featured here.

There are several gas stations and grocery stores available locally. You can easily refill supplies at these locations if needed. If you're looking for exotic eats, there are several restaurants available throughout the local area that specialize in the food item the state is known for, the green chile.

If you've been looking for a scenic location to enjoy the beauty of the mountains of northern New Mexico, consider camping at Cimarron Canyon State Park. Go for a hike, try fly fishing on the nearby river, or explore a historic site in nearby Taos. Camp in an RV near Eagle Nest and see for yourself why this area is called the Land of Enchantment.

Popular nearby hiking trails and campgrounds


  • Hiking TrailLocation
  • Philmont Urraca Trail, NMCimarron Canyon State Park, NM
  • Philmont Road Trail, NMCimarron Canyon State Park, NM
  • Cimarron Canyon: Cimarron to Eagle Nest Scenic Drive, NMCimarron Canyon State Park, NM
  • Free Flight Ski Trail, NMAngel Fire, NM
  • Elliot Barker Trail, NMCarson National Forest, NM
  • Palo Flechado Pass Trail, NMAngel Fire, NM
  • East Fork Red River Trail, NMCarson National Forest, NM
  • Sawmill Park Trail, NMCarson National Forest, NM
  • Middle Fork Lake Trail, NMRed River, NM
  • Horseshoe Lake Trail, NMCarson National Forest, NM

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