Camping & RV Parks

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Per Los Alamos County Ordinance 38-755, there is a limit of 14 calendar days in any consecutive 30-day calendar period for camping in Los Alamos. 

Penalty for unlawful camping or camping without a permit can result in a fine of "not less than $25.00 no more than $500.00 for each offense, per LAC Ordinance 38-754.


Camp May

Located at:

Camp May Road @ Pajarito Ski Hill Map to Camp May

Reservations for Camp May can only be made in person at the Aquatic Center during normal business hours.

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Located near the Pajarito Ski Mountain area, Camp May offers picnic areas and an amphitheater. Additional information about Camp May can be found in this brochure(PDF, 2MB). It is located approximately 6 miles west (20-minute drive) of the Los Alamos town site. Camp May is closed and the road is blocked from November – March. Permits are available April – October, Electricity is not available at this Pavilion. This facility requires special approval by the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Staff.

Availability: April - October


  • Contains 10 Overnight Camping Sites
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnic Tables
  • Shade
  • Fire Pits
  • Restrooms

Payment & Fees:

  • Rental fees are $10.00/night


Main Gate Park RV Park

Main Gate

Located at:

NM 502 East Entrance to Los Alamos

Availability: Year-round


  • 10 RV Spaces
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms
  • Dump Station
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Water Spigot
  • Pet Yard

Payment & Fees:

  • RV Park fee: $10.00/night (14 day max in one month)
  • Permits may be obtained at:
    Walkup Aquatic Center,
    2760 Canyon Rd. Los Alamos, NM
  • No refunds

White Rock Visitors Center RV Park

RV Lot Photo

Located at:

White Rock Visitors Center
115 State Road 4
White Rock, NM

Map to RV Park


  • Open year round.
  • First come, first serve; no reservations taken
  • RV space Dimensions: 15feet widex 50 feet long.


  • Contains 16 RV Spaces with electric hookups (30/50 amp).
  • Sewer dump station available on-site.

Payment & Fees:

  • RV Park fee: $20.00/night.(14 day max in one month)
  • Payment should be made using the self-pay machine which accepts credit cards only (no cash accepted).
  • Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.
  • No refunds given.
  • Self-pay machine takes payment for one night at a time; multiple night stays will need to pay each day