Get Away To Elephant Butte Lake State Park

New Mexico is full of natural wonders that promise to bring awe to all who dare adventure to them. Elephant Butte Lake State Park is no exception. Located in Elephant Butte, New Mexico this park was made for water lovers and offers jet skiing, kayaking, cruising, and even room for houseboats! It also features sandy beaches, restrooms, picnic areas, playgrounds, and developed sites with electric and water hook-ups for RV’s and is open Thursday-Sunday, 6am-8pm. The two areas open for day use access is Main Area and Rock Canyon.

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Water Sports

If you and your family enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, and even scuba diving, this is the park for you. This giant lake has plenty of room for water lovers of all types to come and soak up the sunshine and make memories on the lake.

  • Boating:
    • Motorized
    • Non-motorized
    • Canoe/Kayak/Board
    • Personal Watercraft
    • Sailing
    • Water Skiing
  • Fishing:
    • Pier
    • Accessible Pier
    • Guides/Outfitters
  • Scuba Diving
  • Swimming

RV Campsite Features

Of course, what’s a water adventure without RVing. After all, half the fun of RVing is being able to do what you love regardless of where the road takes you. With 173 developed campsites and 8 full hookup sites, we encourage you to book in advance so that you can get the space you want. You’ll also appreciate the RV dump station.

  • Campground Facilities:
    • 173 Developed Campsites
    • 144 W+ E Sites
    • 8 W+E+S Full Hookup Sites
    • Water in Campground
    • RV Dump Station
    • Group Campsites


Hiking is good for the soul, and while most people come to Elephant Butte for fun in the water, those who want to take a break from the water will love having 15+ miles of trails at their disposal. Many trails accommodate mountain bikes and there are also trails designed to accommodate families and persons with disabilities.


  • 15 Miles
  • Hiking
  • Mt Biking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Accessible Trails

Interested in learning more about our selection of RVs for sale? Contact us. We’ll help you find the best RV for your needs and ensure you have the information needed to make the best decision for your family. We can also assist with RV financing, so finding and affording your dream boat or RV has never been easier.

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