This spring and summer, when the weather’s starting to warm up, it will be a perfect time to experience some of New Mexico’s most untouched beauty. From White Sands to Carlsbad Caverns, and over to the Lincoln National Park, we’ll guide you through the vacation of a lifetime – and all you need is one weekend!
For those readers in the Midland / Odessa, Texas area looking for something else besides the Petroleum Museum, how about a four-hour trip west where you can hike, picnic, and come bugle with the elk at 16 Springs?
About 16 Springs
16 Springs is a top pet-friendly RV park for camping in Cloudcroft, New Mexico located in the heart of the beautiful Lincoln National Forest.
Relaxation! It’s here!
Our beautiful park enjoys majestic mountain and valley views. We’re a short scenic drive away from shopping, dining, waterfalls, hiking trails, fishing streams, lakes, and monuments (historical and natural).
High ancient sea ledges, deep rocky canyons, flowering cactus, and desert wildlife—treasures above the ground in the Chihuahuan Desert. Hidden beneath the surface are more than 119 caves—formed when sulfuric acid dissolved limestone leaving behind caverns of all sizes.
Driving directions to 16 Springs (click here)
- Follow TX-349 to TX-176 W/NW Ave A/W Broadway St in Andrews 42 min (41.9 mi)
- Follow TX-176 W and NM-176 W to US-180 W/US-62 W in Lea County 1 h 12 min (71.4 mi)
- Turn left onto US-180 W/US-62 W 15 min (17.2 mi)
- Sharp right onto NM-360 N 27 min (25.0 mi)
- Turn left onto US-82 W
- Pass by Wells Fargo Bank (on the right in 14.3 mi) 1 h 43 min (96.2 mi)
- Turn right onto 16 Springs Canyon Rd 14 min (5.8 mi)
At 16 Springs, you can:
- Cozy up to a campfire.
- Enjoy fresh mountain and forest air.
- Trout fishing in nearby waters.
- Hike, bird watch, and view wildlife and nature.
- ATV recreation.
- Winter activities.
Access a full suite of amenities during your stay at the 16 Springs in Cloudcroft, New Mexico.
- Picnic tables
- Rest rooms
- For guests who like activities, 16 Springs offers:
- Hiking rails
- Nearby golf
- Local historic attractions
- Nearby gaming
White Sands National Monument
Did you know that this vast expanse of land, known as the Tularosa Basin, has attracted people for over 10,000 years? From atlatls to missiles, the glistening gypsum dunefield of White Sands has witnessed the steady advancement of human history, technology, and engineering. For thousands of years the people have called this place home.
About Midland / Odessa
Midland, Texas is a warm and inviting West Texas city, conveniently located on Interstate 20, halfway between Fort Worth and El Paso. Easily accessible, it boasts Midland International Air & Space Port, serviced daily by American, Southwest, and United Airlines and is the closest airport to Big Bend National Park. This is the perfect destination to begin a West Texas road trip, a tour of the Big Bend region, host your meeting, sporting event, or family reunion.
About 16 Springs
16 Springs offers guests peaceful serenity and a quiet respite from our complicated digital world.
We think this is the most beautiful place on earth and has been our family’s pride and joy since the late 1800s.
About 20 minutes east of Cloudcroft, New Mexico, you will find one of the beautiful RV parks in the American southwest. 16 Springs has a friendly atmosphere and a list of amenities that keep our visitors coming back year after year. Enjoy our proximity to White Sands, the Carlsbad Caverns, Ruidoso, Fort Stanton, and a million acres of the Lincoln National Forest.
Located in the center of a working cattle ranch, you’ll enjoy the company of elk, bear, deer, ducks, and wild turkeys. For the nature lover in you, you’re encouraged to hike around the park, taking in the beautiful scenery all while enjoying the fresh, crisp mountain air, and majestic views.
We offer full hookup spaces with gravel parking pads, 20 and 30 amp electrical services, a full-size picnic table with barbecue, and fantastic ATV trails. We are a pet-friendly RV park, so bring the whole family.
Whether you’re planning to stay a week, a month, or longer, you will enjoy a helpful list of amenities designed for your comfort and convenience. Our laundry facilities and showers are sparkling clean. Give us a call today and find out why 16 Springs is “the place to stay” in Cloudcroft, New Mexico for RVs and travel trailers.