Camp Rio

(2) Reviews

2180 Rio Penasco Rd, Mayhill, NM, 88339

Located on the eastern side of the Sacramento Mts. in beautiful SE New Mexico sits the beautiful Camp Rio. Surrounded by thousands of acres of the Lincoln National Forest - laced with small villages, picturesque roads, riding, hiking, and walking trails. Take in the nature with small valleys, surrounding mountains, racing streams, wildlife, birds, mountain glens, and many available outdoor activities. Visit the quaint surrounding towns to check out the scheduled activities such as arts and craft fairs, car shows, bluegrass festivals, dog shows, and Lumber Jack days. With so much to offer, you are bound to have a wonderful getaway when you visit Camp Rio!

Amenities at this park include: pull thrus, full hookups, 30/50 amp sites, tent camping, cabin rentals, restrooms, a pavilion, showers, propane, laundry facilities, WIFI, picnic tables and free cable. You'll have an amazing time at this park. We hope to see you soon!

Last Updated: 11/06/2023


Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
CABIN Plus Bathroom And Kitchenette $79.00
CCC Cabin, Large Family Cabin $109.00

Options Starting Daily Starting Weekly Starting Monthly
Large Tear Drop (Brown) $49.00
Small Tear Drop (Silver) $25.00
Tent Site $18.00



2180 Rio Penasco Rd, Mayhill, NM, 88339
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Overall Rating: 2.5

Christine Hernandez

STAY FAR AWAY!!! This place was a nightmare. Over priced cheapy dirty lodging ran by a old men frat boys. The cabin was not as listed. It's a SHARED cabin with the owner although listed (and priced) as a private cabin. Listed as family friend yet we got a complaint that our kids noise was excessive from INSIDE of the cabin. The cabin comes with no view and lots of attitude. Decorated with cheap tacky prints in goodwill frames with price tags on every single one. The "maintenance guy" came onto the property on our 1st morning to yell at us and treat us like children over the fire pit we used the night before. He came trying to intimidate us, threatening that we are going to be charged for excessive damage, at the very start of our stay. There is NO communication here. No instructions, no checkout or checkin information, nothing. We placed a log on a propane firepit because we were supplied a nearly empty propane tank, and were unaware we could burn a log on it. Again, no information about ANYTHING anywhere inside or out. just an inaccurate map. Once he saw we were recording this, he sped off in his truck yelling "I'm taking away your fire privileges". We spent our Saturday morning cleaning out that firepit with our bare hands, it looked and functioned 10x better than when we arrived. Not my idea of vacationing! So we didn't mess with it the remainder of our 2 days there. We came for the view and campfire, both we didn't get to experience here. Went to talk to the owner after the maintenance man drama and he could care less and then sat there blaming us for excessive noise from my kids (sorry that you CHOOSE to live in the same cabin you rent), parking in "his driveway" for a few hours last night (again, you chose this life bud), and saying stupid things like, "wheres your realtors license" (huh?!?!). After reading a review I posted, the owner found my social media and sent me a PM calling me a "low life"

Bruce H Rock

Elevation is about 7500'. Clean quiet small park. About 35 sites. Mostly 30 amp sites but with temps hardly reaching 80 for more than few hours in a day the ac isn't needed. Free WiFi that's very good! Free cable with about 30 channels.. Espn, discovery, food, weather, etc. No or very limited cell service but I've been able to keep in touch with others they the Wi-Fi, either email or Facebook. All sites are gravel surrounded by grass. Very pretty friendly. Resident 17 year old cat that stays near office. Bath house with two separate showers. Each is a private toilet/shower. Laundry rec room. Books, games, puzzles. 2 washers and dryers. 125$ wash, 1$ dry but only takes one cycle. Propane for sale. And a covered gathering area. Local cafe, post office and two fuel pumps. Closest bigger town is about 35 miles. Listening to elk bugle, turkey gobble and seeing deer is nice. I realize prices change but monthly is 290$ plus 14 cents kWh. Was amazed you pay on your way out! Very friendly. A few long term residents or storage but doesn't look junky. Great place to escape to summer heat of Alamogordo where you can visit White Sands park. They welcome workampers but we haven't looked into it. Would stay again as family is only 30 miles away. Open year round. - Review provided by RV Park Recommendations & Reviews Facebook Group