Sunday, May 15, 2016

Socorro, NM - 05/15/16

Sunday – May 15, 2016
Socorro, New Mexico

We spent a delightful three days in Pie Town, New Mexico, sampling homemade pies from three of the four pie shops in town. Our limited stay here did not permit us time to sample the pies from the Pie Source Homestead Café. Alas, it is time to say adios, until our next visit to this wonderful town, sitting on the Continental Divide, at an elevation of 7800 feet.

This next segment of our adventure takes us to Socorro, New Mexico. The Escondida Lake Park will be our home base, while we sample the World’s best Green Chile Cheeseburgers in the nearby town of San Antonio, Mexico. New Mexico is renown for it’s superb green chile cheeseburgers.

Tomorrow another adventure begins.

Travel Details:
Departed: Pie Town, New Mexico
Departure Time: 8:40 A.M.
Arrived: Socorro, New Mexico
Arrival Time: 11:20 A.M.

Campground: Escondida Lake Park
Type: County
GPS Coordinates:
Latitude: N 34.12300
Longitude: W 106.88904
Elevation: 4,603
Camping Fee: $18,00
Campsite: 7
Campsite Hookups: Electric (30 amp), Water, Sewer
Campground Amenities: Restroom with flush toilets, playground, small fishing pond.
Total Campsites: 8

Cellular Service: Verizon – 4G 3 Bars
Internet Service: Verizon Jetpack – 5 Bars
Dish TV Satellite Service: Excellent

Total miles traveled today:
Route Traveled:
East on U.S. Highway 60
North on Interstate 25
North on New Mexico Highway 408
East on Escondida Lake Road to campground

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