Programs & Services

Oliver Lee Memorial State Park

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Set against the dramatic Sacramento Mountains, this park features a historic ranch house, quiet camping in the Chihuahuan Desert, and the unique oasis of pools of water under the cottonwood trees of Dog Canyon.

Enjoy a short walk on the Riparian Nature Trail or a challenging hike up the Dog Canyon Trail.

The Oliver Lee Ranch House is only open for guided tours.  Please see our events page for the current schedule.

Group camping is available.  Call the park for information.

Park Elevation 4,400 ft

Activities

  • Camping
  • Education Programs
  • Picnicking
  • Trails:
    • Hiking
    • Interpretive Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
    • Birding
  •  Guided Tours of the Historic Oliver Lee Ranch House -Contact Park for current schedule
Amenities

  • Campground Facilities:
    • 15 water + electric (30 amp)
    • 1 ADA water + electric (50 amp)
    • Dump station
    • 24 developed dry sites (8 with tent pads)
    • 2 ADA developed dry sites
    • First come first served sites available
    • 6 water hydrants for non-electric sites
  • Reservation Sites:
    • 12 sites ( water hydrant shared for every 4 developed sites)
    • 2 Handicap sites –  (water hydrant shared for every 4 developed sites)
  • Primitive Camping: None
  • Restrooms:
    • Restrooms with water
    • Showers
    • Vault Toilets
  • Gardens
  • Group Facilities:
    • Group Picnic Shelter (Call the park office to reserve this area)
    • Group Campsite
  • Historic Sites
  • Visitor Center
  • Exhibits

ADDRESS & PHONE

409 Dog Canyon Rd.
Alamogordo, NM 88310
575-437-8284

​(8 miles south of Alamogordo via US 54 and 4 miles east via Dog Canyon Road)

CONTACT

Kate German
Park Manager
Katherine.German@state.nm.us