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2015 KOA Directory

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136 Use the ICON KEY on the FRONT COVER FLAP New Mexico 7 Las Vegas, New Mexico Travelers along the Santa Fe Trail used to arrive on horseback or by wagon to this lawless frontier town, where Billy the Kid once evaded a lynch mob. Today, travelers enjoy a more civilized reception at this KOA, tucked into the piñon- and juniper-scented foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Wagon-wheel ruts, 900 historic buildings and the Fort Union National Monument highlight the area's past. Lakes and a national wildlife refuge showcase its natural wonders. At KOA's Café del Guapo, sample the green-chile Philly cheesesteak sandwiches and deli- cious steaks. Have your reunion or get-together in the new rec hall facility. Find Southwest and authentic Indian items in the campground store. Summertime fi re truck rides at KOA make for a memorable visit. Rental unit/loft available (seasonal with breakfast). Limited services December 1 to March 1. Pool: May 15–Sept. 15. Max pull thru: 110 ft. Your hosts: Denny and Debby Matthews. N'bnd on US 84: Turn left just before I-25. On I-25: Take Exit 339 onto US 84 and take fi rst right. 84 104 518 25 25 Santa Rosa 60 mi. I-40 41 mi. Exit 339 Conchas Lake 80 mi. Raton 106 mi. Santa Fe 60 mi. Taos 80 mi. LAS VEGAS 1 /2 mi. ® OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/las-vegas-new-mexico RESERVATIONS 800-562-3423 INFO 505-454-0180 76 County Road A25A, HCR 31, Box 16 Las Vegas, NM 87701 70 90 10 10 Tucson 165 mi. El Paso 165 mi. Exit 22 LORDSBURG ® 8 Lordsburg You'll feel an away-from-it-all serenity at Lordsburg KOA, despite its easy-access location of I-10 halfway between Tucson and El Paso. Des- ert beauty surrounds you with scenic views of the Pyramid Mountains and big-sky sunsets. Tour ghost towns, search for opals and agates at Rockhound State Park, see the Gila Clif Dwellings National Monument, hike in the Gila National Forest or climb the dunes at White Sands National Monument. At this KOA, you'll fi nd a swimming pool in season, game room, free cable TV, free wireless Internet, special holiday treats and a Camping Kitchen ready for group events. An activity center is available for groups as well as food service on certain days. This is the place for relaxation in the Western desert. Pool: May 15–Sept. 15. Max pull thru: 80 ft. From I-10 Exit 22. From the west turn right, or from the east turn left on Main St, then turn right on Maple St by old Chevron gas station, then 2 blocks south on Lead St. If using Exit 20 from the west, turn right. Exit 24 from the east, turn left on Main St. 1.5 more miles, follow signs. GPS: N32.341837, W108.716667 OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/lordsburg RESERVATIONS 800-562-5772 • INFO 575-542-8003 1501 Lead Street, Lordsburg, NM 88045 9 Raton For more than a century, Raton has been a convenient stopping place along the path between Colorado and New Mexico. Now the "path" has turned into I-25, and this campground is today's convenient stopping place for travelers seek- ing rest and recreation. From here, you can easily visit Capulin Volcano National Monument, the Boy Scout Museum, Santa Fe Trail and Raton's Downtown Historic District or take in the Independence Day ballooning events, fi reworks and small-town parade. You'll fi nd restaurants, a grocery store and shopping right across the street from the Raton KOA and a game room and horseshoes right on-site. Max pull thru: 90 ft. I-25 N'bnd: Exit 450 (2nd St), go north about 1 mile. I-25 S'bnd: Exit 451 turn right, go about 1/2 mile. Left at signal (2nd St), go about 1/2 mile. Hwy 87 (US 64/87) W'bnd: Go past I-25, turn left at signal (2nd St), go 1/2 mile. 64 64 87 85 25 Albuquerque Amarillo Exit 451 Exit 450 State St. Clayton Rd. Denver Hart Ave. 2nd St. Kearny Ave. ® OPEN ALL YEAR koa.com/camp/raton RESERVATIONS 800-562-9033 INFO 575-445-3488 1330 South 2nd Street Raton, NM 87740

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