Monday, May 25, 2015

Memorial Day in Chloride, NM

Pioneer Store Museum
Chloride, NM 87943
GPS Coordinates (in three formats):
N 33.338660o, W 107.681144o
N 33o 20.3196', W 107o 40.8687'
N 33o 20' 19.17", W 107o 40' 52.12"
Elevation: 6,186 feet

How many people drive 37 miles into the mountains of New Mexico for the Memorial Day weekend? Answer: A lot.

Our little Apache Kid RV Park was full starting on Thursday; so was the overflow dry camping area. Both of these could have been booked three times over.

Apache Kid RV Park

Overflow Dry Camping Area

Most folks who come to stay and camp do so for the 'four – wheeling' exploration of the canyons. They head out in the morning with a lunch packed in their ATV and return about 4PM; dust covered and happy.

Around here the canyons are deep and rugged.

Even in this out of the way wilderness you can feel safe because Chloride is a gated community.

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