Private camping rentals at Tijeras

Land for
Tent ready
5000 m²

Your host, Kd

Member since May 2023. Be the first to stay here and share the HomeCamper spirit.


  • Animals welcome
  • Drinking water
  • Barbecue
  • Electricity
  • Tumble drier
  • Washing machine
  • Drying rack
  • Toilets (in house)
  • Wireless internet
  • Internet
  • Shower (in house)
  • Kitchen (in house)
  • Fridge (in house)
  • Parking onsite
  • Picnic table
  • Independent access
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Welcome to our camp-space in Tijeras, New Mexico, nestled in the stunning natural beauty of the Sandia Mountains and the Cibola National Forest. Our family-owned and operated campsite is the perfect place to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and immerse yourself in the serenity of nature.

Our spacious campsites are designed to provide you with a comfortable and relaxing stay, with ample room for tents and RVs alike. Whether you're an experienced camper or new to the great outdoors, we're committed to making your stay with us unforgettable.

The setting

Ponderosa Pines Basecamp offers a serene and secluded atmosphere for our guests to enjoy. Nestled in the mountains of Tijeras, New Mexico, our camp-space is surrounded by lush vegetation and boasts stunning views of the Sandia Mountains and Cibola National Forest. Guests can expect a peaceful environment, free from the noise and traffic of city life.

At our campsite, we pride ourselves on our commitment to sustainability and responsible land use. We believe that by protecting and preserving our natural resources, we can create a better future for generations to come. That's why we encourage our guests to join us in our efforts to minimize our impact on the environment.

The spots

Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat in nature or an adventurous outdoor experience, our camp-space provides the perfect basecamp for your stay. At Ponderosa Pines Basecamp, we offer a variety of spacious campsites that can accommodate tents, caravans, and motorhomes. Our campsites are located on flat ground and offer plenty of shade to keep you cool during hot summer days. We have three sites available that can accommodate parking for multiple vehicles or long trailers, and two additional camping spots that accommodate tents, car/van camping, and motorhomes.

TENT CAMPING: Spots are nestled amongst the trees, providing plenty of shade during the day, and the ground is flat and well-maintained, making it easy to set up your tent. Our tent spots are easily accessible, so you won't have to lug your gear too far. We have size limits of no more than two, four-person tents per site and a maximum of six people per site (unless notified in advance).

CAR / VAN CAMPING: Spots are surrounded by trees, offering shade and privacy. The ground is flat and well-compacted, making it easy to park and set up camp. Our car/van camping spots are easily accessible from the main road and can accommodate one vehicle per site. Additional vehicles may be parked in designated overflow parking areas.

MOTORHOME CAMPING: Spots are level and can accommodate a variety of sizes. The ground is well-maintained and compacted, making it easy to park your motorhome, and spots are easily accessed from the main road. We have potable water but NO DUMP STATION on site. Electricity is accessible on the property through one outside communal box.

The sanitary facilities

Our camp space offers sanitary facilities for our guests' convenience. Hot shower and laundry facilities are available from 10am to 5pm daily, and guests can request access to these amenities at the time of booking or upon arrival. Potable water is located outside near the property line. We also have a portable camp toilet available for guests who are not camping fully self-contained. We strive to maintain clean and comfortable facilities for our guests to use during their stay.

The amenities

At Ponderosa Basecamp, we offer several amenities to make your stay more comfortable.

Internet: We understand the importance of staying connected even while enjoying nature, so we offer 24/7 Wi-Fi throughout the property.

Kitchen: We have a shared kitchen available for guests to use, equipped with a stove, refrigerator, and sink. We also provide basic kitchen equipment such as pots, pans, and utensils. Guests are responsible for bringing their own tableware and any additional cooking equipment they may need. Basic ingredients such as salt, pepper, and sugar may also available for use.

Electricity: Each camping spot has access to electricity, and the supply is located outside. We provide extension cords upon request to make it easier for guests to charge their mobile devices.

Hot showers and laundry facilities are available from 10am to 5pm daily inside the property home, and guests can request access to these amenities at the time of booking or upon arrival. Potable water is also located outside near the property line.

Supplies: Want to just get in your car and drive to the mountains, without the hassle of packing? We have tents, (phone number hidden)degree rated sleeping bags, camp chairs, and everything else you need readily available to rent.

Secluded and secure: The property dead-ends at the road, meaning there is basically (phone number hidden)traffic coming and going, and the property gate is closed each night.

The activities

At Ponderosa Basecamp, we offer a variety of activities for our guests to enjoy. Here are some things you can do on our property:

HIKING: Our campsite is surrounded by the beautiful Sandia Mountains and Cibola National Forest, providing plenty of opportunities for hiking and exploring nature.
STARGAZING: Our remote location means that we have minimal light pollution, making it the perfect spot for stargazing.
RELAX: Our peaceful and quiet surroundings are perfect for relaxation, reading, and unwinding.

In addition to activities on our site, there are many things to do in the surrounding area:

VISIT ALBUQUERQUE: Just a short drive away, Albuquerque offers a wide range of activities such as visiting the historic Old Town, experiencing the thrill of the Sandia Peak Tramway, or exploring local museums.
VISIT SANTA FE: The beautiful and historic city of Santa Fe is just an hour's drive away and offers a unique cultural experience, with its adobe architecture, art galleries, and delicious food.
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES: The surrounding area offers many outdoor activities such as horseback riding, rock climbing, and skiing (in the winter months).

We are always happy to provide more information and recommendations for things to do in the area, so feel free to ask us during your stay.

Other things

Respect for nature: We ask that guests respect the natural surroundings and refrain from damaging any plants or trees on the property. Additionally, please refrain from feeding any wildlife that may be present in the area.


1. Quiet hours are from 10 pm to 7 am. Please respect your fellow campers and keep noise levels down during this time.

2. Check-in time is from 2 pm to 8 pm. If you need to arrive outside of these hours, please let us know in advance so we can make arrangements. We are happy to do so.

3. Campfires are NOT allowed, but grilling on the property fire pit is permitted. Please do not leave fires unattended, and make sure they are completely extinguished before leaving.

4. All trash and recycling should be properly disposed of in the bins provided.

5. Pets are allowed on a leash and should be cleaned up after.

6. Showers and laundry facilities are available by request. Please let us know in advance if you will need to use them.

7. Guests are responsible for keeping their campsites clean and tidy. Please leave your site in the same condition as you found it.

8. We ask that guests respect the natural environment around them and do not damage plants, trees, or wildlife.

We hope you have a wonderful stay at Ponderosa Basecamp!


Tent ready

"Tent ready" is available. Check with the host.


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