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Maps and Directions

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Map of Wehinahpay

Part of Scouting is learning how to navigate using a map. Here you can view the map of Wehinahpay Mountain Camp prior to your arrival to help plan out your adventure.

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Trail to Wehinahpay

Want an old-fashioned print map for how to get to camp? Well, the Trail to Wehinahpay is here to do just that. It provides details about the immediate surrounding areas and the roads to get here.

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Directions

Wehinahpay Mountain Camp is tucked away in the Lincoln National Forest near the community of Sacramento, NM. While Wehinahpay primarily serves youth in the Conquistador and Yucca Councils, we typically host units from across Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and more.

Approximate driving times are as follows:

Weed, NM - 25 min

Mayhill, NM - 45 min

Cloudcroft, NM - 1 hr

Alamogordo, NM - 1 hr 30 min

Artesia, NM - 2 hrs

Roswell, NM - 2 hrs 30 min

El Paso, TX - 3 hrs

Albuquerque, NM - 4 hrs 30 min

Lubbock, TX - 5 hrs

Midland, TX - 5 hrs

Tucson, AZ - 6 hrs 30 min

Phoeniz, AZ - 8 hrs

Denver, CO - 9 hrs

Dallas, TX - 9 hrs 30 min

Houston, TX - 12 hrs

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Places to Visit Around Camp

Whether you want to have some fun to and or from camp, or want to have a unit outing during field day on Wednesday, there's plenty to do and places to visit near and around Wehinahpay Mountain Camp.

2 hrs 30 min from camp

Located in the Chihuahuan Desert of Southern New Mexico, Carlsbad Caverns features more than 100 caves. The Natural Entrance is a path into the namesake of the caverns. Stalactites cling to the roof of the Big Room, a huge underground chamber in the cavern. Walnut Canyon Desert Loop is a drive with desert views on the way. Also nearby is Rattlesnake Springs, a desert wetland, which attracts reptiles and hundreds of bird species.

1 hr 30 min from camp

A Smithsonian Affiliate, the museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and stresses the significant role that the state of New Mexico has played in the development of the U.S. Space Program through collecting, preserving, and interpreting significant artifacts relevant to the history of space.

1 hr 30 min from camp

Located in the state of New Mexico and completely surrounded by the White Sands Missile Range, the park covers 145,762 acres in the Tularosa Basin, including the southern 41% of a 275 square-mile field of white sand dunes composed of gypsum crystals. 

2 hrs away from camp

At the museum, you can trace the origins of America's missile and space activity, find out how the atomic age began, and learn about the accomplishments of scientists like Dr. Wernher von Braun and Dr. Clyde Tombaugh at White Sands. Displays also include the prehistoric cultures and rip-roaring Old West found in Southern New Mexico.

2 hr 15 min

Located in Roswell, NM, in the downtown district, the museum largely focuses on the 1947 Roswell Crash and later supposed UFO incidents in the United States and elsewhere.

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