Become a Camp Host today!

Volunteering as a “Camp Host” for New Mexico State Parks is a very rewarding way that you can help to make a real difference!   Volunteers play an essential role in helping us provide a quality outdoor recreation experience for our visitors.   Camp Hosts are the first to meet and greet arriving campers and provide them with key information about the parks amenities.

Benefits: Camp Hosts receive a free campsite with full hookups in exchange for their volunteer services.

Other benefits:
Receive official uniform attire
Opportunities to apply your skills
    and develop new ones
Fantastic training opportunities  
Small gifts and tokens
  (pens, key chains, water bottles etc.)
Networking opportunities
Develop friendships
Receive heartfelt recognition
Be a part of our state parks team!
Host Duties:
Greet and assist campers with
   campsite set up
Provide visitors with information
   about parks amenities & facilities  
Assist staff with tracking and
   posting campground reservations 
Collect camping fees from 
Clean campsites and assist the
   staff with light campground 
Promote park activities and 
   interpretive programs  
 Other Duties: 
Collect visitor fees and  provide
   information at park entrance
   stations where needed
Staff visitor center information
   desk and answer phones where
Assist staff with administrative
   tasks such as filing or data entry
    where needed

State Parks with Camp Hosts Openings

NW Region



Bluewater Lake   Prewitt NM
(505) 876-2391
Mark Brown - Park Manager   
Fenton Lake        Jemez Springs NM
(575) 829-3630
Paul Lisko - Park Manager
Heron Lake                Los Ojos NM
(575) 588-7470

Robert Smith - Coordinator     

Anthony Marquez-Pk Manager
Navajo Lake          Navajo Dam NM
(505) 632-2278
Cheryl Moline - Coordinator
Allen Adkins - Park Manager 

NE Region




Conchas Lake  Conchas Dam NM
(575) 868-2270
* Paul Fishell - Park Manager
Ute Lake                Logan NM
(575) 487-2284
1 Rick Martin - Coordinator
Danelle Earle - Coordinator
Cimarron Canyon  Angel Fire NM
(575) 377-6271
* Daniel Gurule - Park Manager
Vietnam Veterans Angel Fire NM
(575) 377-2293
* Kate German - Park Manager

SW Region



Elephant Butte Lake Elephant Butte NM
(575) 744-5923

Manny Sanchez - Coordinator

Kay Dunlap - Park Manager
Leasburg Dam Radium Springs NM
(575) 524-4068
1 Alex Mares - Coordinator
Evaristo Giron - Park Manager Evaristo
Pancho Villa    Columbus NM
(575) 531-2711
* John Read - Park Manager

SE Region




Oliver Lee Memorial Alamogordo NM
(575) 437-8284
* Wendy Justice - Park Manager
Santa Rosa Lake Santa Rosa  NM
(575) 472-3110
1 Bill Velasquez - Coordinator
2 Shank Cribbs - Park Manager
Sumner Lake         Fort Sumner  NM
(575) 355-2541
* Ray Drake - Park Manager
Villanueva     Villanueva  NM
(575) 421-2957
* Ramon Gallegos - Pk Manager


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