From the Road

Campgrounds & Stopovers in New Mexico during our travels in March 2014:

  • Oliver Lee Memorial State Park
  • Rockhound State Park
  • St Clair Winery
  • City of Rocks State Park
  • Rose Valley RV Ranch

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"We had a short visit at Silver City so we could catch the New Mexico Brewer’s Festival. Fun! Nice clean spacious RV park that’s located a couple of miles from downtown."

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A lot of cool rock formations can be found in this MN State Park. There’s the option to camp nestled among the rock, or as in our case, camp in a site with hookups.

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Top Photo: The front door to the tasting room. Live well, laugh often, love much.

Harvest Host winery with friendly folks. They offered us to continue to use their beautifully landscaped patio after business hours. We took them up on the offer.

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Roasting Chiles

19 Mar 2014

Whenever we come upon fresh chiles, I like get our Weber Little Smokie fired up. Roasting chiles is easy and fairly quick, and they can be eaten as is or added to many dishes.

Once the chiles are nice and charred, just let them rest in a paper bag for about 20 minutes. Then peel and enjoy.

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Top Photo: View of the campground as seen from the hiking trail.

Unusual NM State Park in the sense that they allow visitors to collect rocks they find. During our visit, we noticed that the park host are accommodating and user friendly.

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We visited this brewpub on their big St. Patrick’s Day celebration, which also was their last day of operation. It’s sad to see a pub close, but they went out in style.

Mimbres Valley Brewing Company No longer in business.

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"Our 1st campground out of Texas on this trip. Yay! There's an excellent hiking trail from the State Park. An interesting day trip from this park is White Sands National Monument."

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A detailed map of the campgrounds in Texas during our travels in February & March 2014:

  • Bastrop State Park
  • South Llano River State Park
  • Big Bend National Park - Rio Grande Village Campground
  • Big Bend Resort and Adventures Campground
  • Davis Mountains State Park
  • Hueco Tanks State Park & His...

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"Nice campsite in a park with way too many rules, and very restricted options for hikes."

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Top Photo: View from our campsite.

Site #48, this site has electric & water, dump station nearby, 94 sites, 5,000 foot elevation. March 5 - 7th.
Overall Experience: smile

We had a very short stay at Davis Mountains State Park, which we had previously visited a few times. Due to TX spring break,...

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Site #10, this site has full hookups, 200 sites, 2637 foot elevation. March 3rd - 5th.
Overall Experience: neutral

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