Rio Puerco Field Office, BLM, New Mexico

Learn about camping and boondocking on lands managed by the Rio Puerco Field Office, Bureau of Land Management, New Mexico

Joe Skeen Campground

Joe Skeen Campground, El Malpais NCA This high desert campground is set back from highway 117. Each of the 10 free campsites (no reservation system/first come, first served basis) has a covered picnic table, fire grill, and tent space. There are two vault toilets. Some of the sites have pull through parking ideal for total lengths up to 50 feet. There is a steep arroyo at the entrance and drivers should inspect it before entering. The road is graveled and passable in most conditions, though visitors should wait for water in the arroyo to dissipate before attempting to cross. There ... Read more