Best Tent Camping: New Mexico: Your Car-Camping Guide to Scenic Beauty, the Sounds of Nature, and an Escape from Civilization (Paperback)
Perfect Camping for You in New Mexico
The Land of Enchantment provides a spectacular backdrop for some of the most scenic campgrounds in the country. But do you know which campgrounds offer the most privacy? Which are the best for first-time campers? Amaris Feland Ketcham traversed the entire state--from the rugged beauty of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the arid and peaceful Chihuahuan Desert--and compiled the most up-to-date research to steer you to the perfect spot
Best Tent Camping: New Mexico presents 50 national park, state park, national forest, and state recreation area campgrounds, organized into three distinct regions. Selections are based on location, topography, size, and overall appeal, and every site is rated for beauty, privacy, spaciousness, safety and security, and cleanliness--so you'll always know what to expect. The new full-color edition of this proven guidebook provides everything you need to know, with detailed maps of each campground and key information such as fees, restrictions, dates of operation, and facilities, as well as driving directions and GPS coordinates.
Whether you seek a quiet campground near a fish-filled stream or a family campground with all the amenities, grab Best Tent Camping: New Mexico. It's an escape for all who wish to find those special locales that recharge the mind, body, and spirit. This guide is a keeper.
About the Author
Amaris Feland Ketcham occupies her time with open space, white space, CMYK, flash nonfiction, long trails, f-stops, line breaks, and several Adobe programs running simultaneously. Her creative work has appeared in Creative Nonfiction, the Kenyon Review, Rattle, the Utne Reader, and many more literary venues across the country. Her book of poems, A Poetic Inventory of the Sandia Mountains, was published in 2019. Amaris teaches interdisciplinary liberal arts at the University of New Mexico Honors College. Her courses include creative writing, graphic design, nonfiction comics, and bookmaking. She is the faculty advisor and instructor for the award-winning, undergraduate literature and arts magazine, Scribendi. Her work on Poetic Routes (poeticroutes.com) has been adopted by the Albuquerque City Planning Department as a way to use poetry as a means of understanding neighborhoods and community character and values throughout town. As a practitioner of creative placemaking, she has taught poetry workshops in Albuquerque's bosque and Place as Text Institutes with the National Collegiate Honors Council. Amaris has painted murals throughout Albuquerque, acted in a radio drama about the Badlands National Park, and taken students on multiweek camping trips along the Lewis and Clark Trail.