Villanueva State Park is located in Ribera, New Mexico. Nestled between sandstone bluffs and the renowned Pecos River, this scenic recreational area and campground invites all furbabies and their humans to come enjoy a day of fun on their grounds. Though dogs are permitted at Villaneuva State Park, they must remain on a leash.
At this time, there is no designated dog play area, and as a result, there are no on-site amenities for dogs. Owners should bring drinking water with them to ensure Fido has access to a drink when needed. Since all canine waste disposal is the responsibility of each owner, owners should also carry poop bags with them at all times.
Bathrooms featuring showers with hot water are available for public use. Villaneuva State Park is a private facility, and a yearly pass is required to access the grounds. Passes can be purchased online at the cost of $40 for the year. Campsites are available by reservation only and cost $10 per night.
There are no additional charges for families camping with their pets. This picturesque recreational area has many activities sure to interest even the most stoic of family members. Among the opportunities to enjoy are camping, picnicking, fishing, birdwatching, and hiking.
Also housed on the grounds are plentiful wildflowers (in season) and cottonwood trees which offer shade from the heat of the day. This park rises to 6,110 feet in elevation at its highest point. Villanueva State Park earns high marks from visitors for its secluded location, making it conducive to quiet reflection.
Many have noted Villanueva State Park has a peaceful air to it. For those of you who love to fish, the waters are filled with rainbow trout. Dogs visiting Villanueva State Park must be current on vaccinations. A city dog license is also recommended. For a day of fun, Fido and the family will not soon forget, plan a trip to Villanueva State Park!