New Mexico Camping – Campground Reservations

COLUMBINE CAMPGROUND (NM)

Want to go camping in New Mexico? View New Mexico campgrounds below, listed in alphabetical order. Each New Mexico campsites listing has an image gallery, location map, directions, nearby activities, phone number, and access to online New Mexico camping reservations.

Agua Piedra Campground

Agua Piedra Campground, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Las Vegas, New Mexico, take State Highway 518 approximately 51 miles to the Agua Piera Campground. From Penasco, New Mexico, travel east on State Route 75 about 5 miles, to an intersection. Turn right, onto State Route 518 (unmarked) and continue about 7 miles to campground entrance. From Taos, head south on NM-68. Turn Left onto NM-518 and stay on it for 23 miles. Agua Piedra Campground will be on your right. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities CAMPING, FISHING Keywords AGUA PIEDRA GROUP SHELTER (NM) Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire Overview Agua Piedra, located in the Carson National Forest, is nestled near the Rio Pueblo and Agua Piedra Creek. The campground contains many shaded areas to camp, relax, and enjoy the outdoors. Recreation Visitors to the Agua Piedra campground and group shelters can also enjoy fishing

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AMOLE CANYON GROUP SHELTER

AMOLE CANYON GROUP SHELTER, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From State Road 68 in Ranchos de Taos, go south on 518 14.2 miles to the junction with National Forest System Road 703, go southeast on FSR703 approximately 0.4 mile to a gate locked with a coded padlock. The code will be provided to you in an email. Unlock the gate and proceed south into the group shelter parking area. Phone 575-587-2255 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview NOT CURRENTLY ACCEPTING RESERVATIONS / NOT OPEN FOR PUBLIC USE. PROJECTED OPENING 2020 The Amole Group Shelter is located immediately adjacent to the popular wooded Amole Canyon Day Use Area at 8,400 feet in elevation. The group shelter accommodates up to 100 people with plenty of solitude since this is the only group facility in this location.

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ASPEN GROUP AREA

ASPEN GROUP AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions In southeast New Mexico, approximately 20 miles east of Alamagordo. From Alamagordo take US 82 east and go 16 miles. Just before Cloudcraft turn right (South) on NM 130. Go 1.4 miles. Turn left (east) on Forest Road 24B, go 0.5 miles. Aspen Group Area is on the left across from Black Bear Group Area. Phone 575-682-7570 Activities CAMPING Keywords ASPG,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview At an elevation of almost 9,000 ft., campers at the Aspen Group Area can expect cool, crisp, mountain breezes coming off the steep Sacramento Mountains – perfect for an escape from the scorching desert valley below. The campground is surrounded by mixed pine, fir, and plenty of white-trunked aspen trees, with a high likelihood of blue skies above. The Sacramento Mountains overlook Dog Canyon and

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BALSAM GLADE PICNIC SITE

BALSAM GLADE PICNIC SITE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Exit 175. Continue north on NM State Road 14 for another 6 miles to Highway 536. Turn west onto NM State Road 536. Balsam Glade is approximately 7 miles up State Road 536, about one mile past the base of the Sandia Peak Ski area. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords BAL1,BALSAM PICNIC GROUND,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Balsam Glade Picnic Site was named by an early American settler who mistook the white fir that grows here for balsam fir, as they are similar in appearance. He called this area “Balsam Glade” for so long that the name stuck. From 1935 to 1941 the YMCA operated a summer camp for boys here. One young man who attended the camp as a youth, later

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BLACK BEAR GROUP AREA

BLACK BEAR GROUP AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions In southeast New Mexico, approximately 20 miles east of Alamagordo. From Alamagordo take US 82 east. Go 16 miles. Just before Cloudcroft, turn right (south) on NM 130. Go 1.4 miles. Turn left (east) on Forest Road 24B. Go .5 miles. Black Bear Group area is on right (south) side of road across from Aspen Group Area. Phone 575-682-7570 Activities CAMPING Keywords BLAC,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Black Bear is perched atop the scenic Sacramento Mountains of south-central New Mexico, near Alamogordo and Cloudcroft. The site is surrounded by the aromatic pine trees and aspen groves of Lincoln National Forest. The group area is conveniently connected to a network of hiking and biking trails. Bring your camera and binoculars for the chance to spot elk, deers, birds, and even black

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BLACK CANYON

BLACK CANYON, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico, travel north on Washington Avenue to Artist Road (Hyde Park Road/State Route 475) and turn right. Continue for 7 miles to Black Canyon. Phone 505-753-7331 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING Keywords BOYD,SANTA FE NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Black Canyon Campground is in a great location to experience some of the finest mountain scenery the Southwest has to offer. The facility is newly renovated and provides access to a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Recreation Hikers enjoy a pleasant hiking 1.5-mile trail that loops around the campground and into the surrounding forest. Several additional hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails are located nearby. The Pecos Wilderness can be accessed eight miles from the campground, with many trails leading to majestic peaks and through valleys, canyons and forested groves.

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CAPULIN SPRING PICNIC SITE

CAPULIN SPRING PICNIC SITE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Exit 175. Proceed north toward Cedar Crest on State Road 14, about 6 miles to State Road 536. Drive 8 miles up State Road 536. Look for signs on your right. Capulin is located about 2 miles past the Sandia Peak Ski area. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, OBSERVATION SITE, BIRDING, CROSS COUNTRY SKIING, SNOWSHOEING Keywords None Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Capulin Spring is a well-loved recreation spot. It accommodates fifty people. This picnic site is surrounded by heavily wooded land that affords shade to escape the heat of the day. The spring at Capulin Spring runs year-round and is a much visited spot by birders, especially in the dry season because thirsty birds flock to this area for a nice, cool drink of

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CEDAR CREEK (Sam Tobias)

CEDAR CREEK (Sam Tobias), New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Ruidoso on Mechem Drive, take Cedar Creek Road west .5 miles. Cedar Creek is the first recreational area located on the right (north). Phone 575-257-4095 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords CEDC,SAM TOBIAS GROUP CAMPGROUND,CEDAR CREEK SAM TOBIAS,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Located on the outskirts of Ruidoso, Cedar Creek provides a wonderful space for groups visiting for the day or staying overnight. With a picnic shelter and three group campsites, the recreation area is ideal for an outing in Lincoln National Forest. A popular pastime is is hiking and mountain biking along the scenic multi-use trails adjacent to the Sam Tobias Memorial Group Campground. There are opporunities to see a number of different wildlife, including Mule deer and Elk in the area. Recreation Hiking and biking are among the most

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Cedro Peak Camping Sites - Robin and Jay

Cedro Peak Camping Sites – Robin and Jay, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Exit 175. Drive south for approximately 4 miles on State Highway 337 (also known as, James McGrane Memorial Highway). Look for the Juan Tomas/242 sign on the east side of the road. Turn left and follow the road until you reach Forest Road 252. Turn left and follow the road for about one mile. Follow the directional signs at the entrance, to Cedro Peak Camping Sites – Robin and Jay. From the east (Edgewood area) use Exit 175 off I-40. At the bottom of the ramp turn left and go to the light. Turn right at the light. You are now on 333/Old Route 66. Continue until you reach the light at the intersection of State Road 333/66 and State Road 337. Turn left and continue on State Highway 337 for approximately 4 miles on State Highway 337 (also known as, James

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CIENEGA PICNIC SITE

CIENEGA PICNIC SITE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Exit 175. Proceed north on Highway 14 about 7 miles to Highway 536. Turn onto Highway 536 and wind your way up. Look for signage for Cienega and Sulphur picnic sites on your left. They share the same entrance. As you turn into the entrance to Cienega and Sulphur Picnic sites, Sulphur is directly to the right as you enter and Cienega entrance is further up and to your left. The road to Cienega Picnic site continues for about a 1/2 mile drive into the woods. When you arrive at the parking area, turn right and look to your right until you see the gated site. There is a sign that will direct you to Cienega Picnic site. REMEMBER to pick up your key at Sandia Ranger District. (See: Know Before you Go below) Phone 505-281-3304 Activities CLIMBING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY

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CIMARRON CAMPGROUND

CIMARRON CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Driving Directions: From Costilla, NM, on State Highway 522, travel east on State Highway 196 past Amalia to the intersection of Forest Service Road 1950. Travel on 1950 (a gravel road) east to the unit boundary. Follow Forest Service Road 1950 to the junction with Forest Service Road 1900. Turn right; you will cross Costilla Creek. Continue on Forest Service Road 1950, 10 miles to the junction with Forest Road 1910. Climb 1 mile up the hill to Cimmarron Campground. Phone 575-586-0520 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords None Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Cimarron Campground is located in the scenic Valle Vidal within Carson National Forest in northern New Mexico, at an elevation of 9,300 feet. The sites are tucked among spruce, aspen and fir trees, and the

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COAL MINE

COAL MINE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Grants, take New Mexico State Highway 547 for 10 miles to the campground. Phone 505-287-8833 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, SCENIC DRIVE Keywords COAM,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Coal Mine Campground is situated in the upper portion of the Cibola National Forest in west-central New Mexico. Visitors enjoy hiking the Coal Mine Canyon Nature Trail, as well as picnicking and scenic driving. Recreation The Coal Mine Canyon Nature Trail begins in the campground and leads hikers less than half a mile on a path through the forest. A variety of additional hikes and points of exploration are nearby. Visitors also picnicking in the surrounding area. The Sandia and Manzano Mountains offer extensive stretches of scenic drives. Facilities The campground offers more than a dozen sites for tent or RV camping. Each site can accommodate

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COCHITI AREA

COCHITI AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, New Mexico, take Interstate 25 north to exit 259. Turn west on State Route 22 and proceed through Pena Blanca to the park office and recreation area. Phone 505-465-2557 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, DAY USE AREA, SWIMMING SITE, PADDLING Keywords COCA,COCHITI LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Cochiti Recreation Area is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico, within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. The lake offers two public recreation areas: Cochiti on the west side of the lake and Tetilla Peak on the east side. Both sides offer spectacular scenic views of the water and surrounding mountains. The Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earth-fill dams in the United States, and also one of the largest in the world. The lake derives its name from the

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COLUMBINE CAMPGROUND (NM)

COLUMBINE CAMPGROUND (NM), New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Five miles east of Questa, New Mexico via NM highway 38. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Columbine Campground is located between Questa and Red River, New Mexico. The Red River flows past the campground and a trailhead leads into the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness area. Columbine Campground sits at 7,900 feet in elevation. Recreation The Columbine Twining hiking trail can be found at the south end of the campground and gives access to 14 miles of hiking trails, and leads into the Columbin-Hondo Wilderness area. The Red River runs near the campground and can be accessed near the first loop. Facilities This campground offers 26 single sites, potable water, and vault toilets. Each site is has a fire ring, picnic table, and tent pad. Please note that no

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DOC LONG PICNIC SITES - A and B

DOC LONG PICNIC SITES – A and B, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque drive east on I-40 to Exit 175, proceed north toward Cedar Crest, on State Highway 14 approximately 6 miles to Scenic Byway 536. Go just over a mile west on Scenic Byway 536 to the picnic site and look for signage on your left. Group sites are in the two covered areas adjacent to the road. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities CLIMBING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BIRDING Keywords DOCL,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Doc Long Picnic Sites is named for Dr. William Henry Long. He was one of three forest pathologists in the USA who conducted pioneering research of tree diseases. Doc Long, worked in New Mexico from 1910 through the 1930s. Doc lived in a cabin on the site where the “furthest set”, rustic log pavilion is now. The original pavilion and picnic

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ELEPHANT ROCK CAMPGROUND

ELEPHANT ROCK CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions The campground is located 12 miles east of Questa, New Mexico via NM highway 38 or 3 miles west of Red River, New Mexico via NM highway 38. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, VISITOR CENTER Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Elephant Rock Campground has excellent fishing access to the well-stocked Red River, nearby Eagle Rock Lake and hiking into the surrounding high country. This campground is close to the highway with plenty of large pine trees. The campground rests at 8,400 feet above sea level. Recreation The nearest hiking trail, Fawn Lakes Trail, is located .3 miles east of Elephant Rock Campground, near Fawn Lakes Campground. This trail meets accessibility guidelines. Elephant Rock offers convenient access to State Rt. 38 and is well situated for day trips on the Enchanted Circle and to the town

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FAWN LAKES CAMPGROUND

FAWN LAKES CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Red River, drive approximately 3 miles west on NM-38. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED Keywords CARSON NF- FS,Carson National Forest Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Fawn Lakes Campground is located in Carson National Forest, one of a few campgrounds located along the scenic canyons of Red River. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring nearby hiking trails. Recreation Located between Questa and Red River, many activities such as hiking and fishing are available to visitors either at the campground or a short drive away. There is fishing access for Red River and to the nearby small lakes. Columbine Trailhead is within 4 miles and starts at Columbine Campground. Facilities The campground contains 18 family overnight sites, of which three are tent-only sites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is

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FIELD TRACT CAMPGROUND

FIELD TRACT CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Field Tract Campground is located 10 miles north of Pecos on the right-hand side. Phone (505) 757-6121 Activities CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Field Tract Campground is located on the banks of the beautiful Pecos River. The campground is 10 miles north of the village of Pecos. Visitors enjoy Field Tract for its family friendly atmosphere, fishing and access to the Santa Fe National Forest. Recreation Field Tract Campground offers excellent fishing access on the Pecos River, picnicking and camping opportunities. It is also a short drive to nearby trailheads leading into the Pecos Wilderness. Facilities This medium sized campground offers tent and RV camping, a flush toilet and two pit toilets, drinking water, picnic tables and grills. Six of the 15 units have three-sided shelters. Campsites are suitable for trailers up

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GALLO CAMPGROUND

GALLO CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the North: Driving from Albuquerque or Farmington, NM, drive on Highway 550, exit to County Road (CR)7900 at mile marker 112; drive CR 7900 then turn westbound to CR 7950 which will turn into a dirt road after three miles. Drive 13 miles of dirt road to reach Chaco Culture NHP. From the South: Exit Highway 9 to State Road 57. State Road 57 is a rough dirt road for about 20 miles before reaching Chaco Culture NHP. South entrance is not recommended during inclement weather. Phone 505-786-7014 x221 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, DAY USE AREA Keywords Gallo Campground,Chaco Culture National Historical Park – Gallo Campground,Chaco Culture National Historical Park,Chaco,Chaco Culture,Chaco Canyon Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Gallo Campground is located within Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Tucked among the

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HOPEWELL LAKE CAMPGROUND

HOPEWELL LAKE CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Taos, New Mexico, take U.S. 64 about 40 miles west. The campground is on the south side of the road. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING Keywords CARSON NF-FS,Carson National Forest Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire Overview Hopewell Lake Campground sits next to its scenic namesake lake between Tres Piedras and Tierra Amarilla in northern New Mexico. Visitors enjoy horseback riding, hiking, fishing and canoeing. Recreation The 14-acre lake is perfect for canoeing and is regularly stocked with rainbow and brook trout. The Contiental Divide National Scenic Trail goes through the campgound, and is popular with horseback riders and hikers. Facilities The campground has 31 camping sites. There is also a group day-use shelter and group overnight campsite, both available by reservation. Horse corrals and water troughs are available at two campsites. Vault toilets

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JEMEZ FALLS (NM) PICNIC AREA

JEMEZ FALLS (NM) PICNIC AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Jemez Springs, New Mexico, travel 15 miles northeast on State Road 4 to Forest Road 133 South. Continue approximately 1.5 miles to the day-use area. Phone (575) 829-3535 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords JEME,PICNIC AREA JEMEZ FALLS,SANTA FE NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Jemez Falls Picnic Area is great place to spend the day, especially when planning a day hike to nearby Jemez Falls on the Jemez District of the Santa Fe National Forest. The lands are known for immense cultural heritage of the Jemez people, as well as a therapeutic natural warm springs. Recreation A trailhead to Jemez Falls is located within the day-use area. It leads to both Jemez Falls and McCauley Warm Springs. Visitors also enjoy fishing the Jemez River, a small trout stream stocked with catchable rainbow trout. Facilities

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JEMEZ FALLS CAMPGROUND

JEMEZ FALLS CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Alburquerque: Take Interstate 25 north for 12 miles; exit onto NM State Highway 550 northwest for approximately 20 miles then exit onto NM Highway 4. The campground is accessed off NM Highway 4, approximately 15 miles northeast of Jemez Springs. Phone (575) 829-3535 Activities BIKING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, DAY USE AREA Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Jemez Falls Campground is located in a stunning Ponderosa Pine and forest meadow environment. The campground elevation is 7,880 feet above sea level. Come prepared for warm days and cool nights. Excellent hiking opportunities are available, including a short hike to Jemez Falls or a longer hike along the East Fork Trail, both of which can be accessed from the campground . Thank you for choosing USFS Jemez Falls Campground for your

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JUNIPER CAMPGROUND

JUNIPER CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Santa Fe, take Saint Francis Drive (Highway 84/285) north toward Los Alamos. After passing Pojoaque, merge right onto New Mexico 502 to Los Alamos. Continue up 502 toward Los Alamos. Bear right and exit onto New Mexico 4 toward White Rock. Continue for 12 miles, passing White Rock. Bandelier’s entrance is on your left. Enter here and purchase your entrance pass at the entrance station. Continue about 100 yards and turn right. The campground is on the left. The group sites are in the Abert’s Squirrel Loop. Travel distance from Santa Fe is 1 hour. From Taos, take New Mexico 68 (Paseo del Pueblo Sur) south for 47 miles. In Espanola, turn right onto Fairway. Turn left at next stoplight on Highway 84/285. At stoplight near the Ford Dealership, turn right on Highway 30. Follow 30 through Santa Clara Pueblo to junction with Highway 502. Merge right onto

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LAS HUERTAS PICNIC SITE

LAS HUERTAS PICNIC SITE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive north on I-25 to Exit 242 Bernalillo/St Hwy 165, stay to your right as you exit the ramp. Proceed east on State Road 165 and go through Placitas. The road will curve to the south and lead you into the Sandia Mountain range. Las Huertas Picnic Site will be on your right. Remember to display your amenity/parking pass in the window of your vehicle. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities CLIMBING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BIRDING Keywords LHPA,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Las Huertas was built by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It is located at the northeast end of the Sandia Ranger District. It is, understandably, a favorite place for many. Las Huertas Creek meanders year round through this recreation site. Pathways and foot bridges lead over the water and through the trees

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LOWER FIR GROUP AREA

LOWER FIR GROUP AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Alamogordo take US 82 east, go 17 miles, just past Cloudcroft. Turn left (northwest) onto NM 244. Go approximately 1 mile. Turn right onto Forest Road 422. Go approximately 1/4 mile. Campground is on the left. Phone 575-682-7570 Activities CAMPING Keywords FIRL,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Lower Fir Group Area is a high-energy and highly popular group campground in the Sacramento Mountain area. The site is set away from public roads, so that outside noise is non-existent, leaving only the sweet sounds of rustling aspen leaves. The campground sits within the Lincoln National Forest, which spans 1.1 million acres of undisturbed landscape. Spend your days exploring the mountain trails, or head west for a day trip to White Sands National Monument, the world’s largest dune field of pure, white

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NINE MILE PICNIC SITE

NINE MILE PICNIC SITE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Exit 175. Proceed north on State Highway N-14 about 7 miles to State Road 536. Turn left or west, onto 536 and drive about 9 miles up to the picnic site and look for signage on your left. It is easy to miss, as the gate is set back from the road. A land mark to help you is, Capulin Picnic Site. Nine Mile Picnic Site is approximately a mile past Capulin, on the left. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities BIKING, CLIMBING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords NINE,9 MILE,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview **Nine Mile Picnic Site is currently closed for improvements** If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing, cool spot with a slight breeze, Nine Mile Picnic Site could be just what the doctor ordered. Nine Mile

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Oak Yucca and Locust Group Picnic Sites

Oak Yucca and Locust Group Picnic Sites, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque: drive east on I-40 to Exit 175 toward Tijeras, NM. Drive south for 9 miles on State Road 337 (aka James McGrane Memorial Highway). Look for the brown Oak Flat – Cibola National Forest sign, on the east side of the road. Turn east onto Oak Flat Road and follow it for .39 miles until you reach the entrance on the left side of the road. Follow the directional signs at the entrance to your site. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities BIKING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, BIRDING Keywords OFLA,YUCCA,OAK FLAT YUCCA,YUCCA PICNIC GROUND,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Overview The Oak Flat Group picnic site includes a combination of three different picnic sites and a trailhead, that border four communal playing fields suitable for all sorts of outdoor games. The site is paved and accessible. It is a great place for play, rest and recreation.

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PINE FLAT PICNIC SITES - A and B

PINE FLAT PICNIC SITES – A and B, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, drive east on I-40 to Tijeras Exit 175; at the traffic light drive straight ahead and continue south for 7 miles on State Road 337 (James McGrane Memorial Highway). Look for the Cibola National Forest – Pine Flat Picnic sign on the east side of the road. As you enter the picnic site, look to your left. There you will find both reserve only sites A and B. Phone 505-281-3304 Activities BIKING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords PFPA,PINE FLATS,PINE AREA,PINE PICNIC GROUND,CIBOLA NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Pine Flat picnic sites A & B is an accessible picnic area. It is located on State Highway 337 (James McGrane Memorial Highway or Old South 14) approximately 7 miles from I-40. State Hwy 337 runs parallel to Pine Flat picnic area making it easy to

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PONDEROSA CAMPGROUND (NM)

PONDEROSA CAMPGROUND (NM), New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Santa Fe, take Saint Francis Drive (Highway 84/285) north toward Los Alamos. After passing Pojoaque, merge right onto New Mexico 502 to Los Alamos. Continue up 502 toward Los Alamos. Bear right and exit onto New Mexico 4 toward White Rock. Continue for 12 miles, passing White Rock. Bandelier’s entrance is on your left. Enter here and purchase your entrance pass at the entrance station. Continue 6 more miles up Route 4, Ponderosa Campground is on your left. Travel distance from Santa Fe is 1 hour. From Taos, take New Mexico 68 (Paseo del Pueblo Sur) south for 47 miles. In Espanola, turn right onto Fairway. Turn left at next stoplight on Highway 84/285. At stoplight near the Ford Dealership, turn right on Highway 30. Follow 30 through Santa Clara Pueblo to junction with Highway 502. Merge right onto 502 toward Los Alamos. Follow directions above. Travel distance

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RIANA - ABIQUIU LAKE

RIANA – ABIQUIU LAKE, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Espanola, NM, travel 30 miles north on US Highway 84. Turn west on to State Highway 96 and continue 1 mile to the Riana Campground entrance. Phone 505-685-4371 Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING Keywords RIAN,ABIQUE RIANA,ABIQ,ABIQUE,RIANA,RAYANNA,ABIQ RIANA,ABIQUIU DAM Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Riana Campground is located on a 150 ft. bluff overlooking the scenic Abiquiu Lake in northern New Mexico, just one hour northwest of charming Santa Fe. The lake sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet on the Rio Chama, a tributary of the legendary Rio Grande. Recreation Abiquiu Lake offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The fishing here is some of the finest in northern New Mexico. Visitors enjoy boating, water skiing, and hiking. Lake shore access for boat launching is 1 mile from the campground. Facilities Riana Campground hosts 52 campsites,

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SAN ANTONIO CAMPGROUND

SAN ANTONIO CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Jemez Springs, New Mexico, travel 9 miles north on New Mexico State Road 4 and along the Jemez Mountain Trail National Scenic Byway, then take New Mexico State Road 126 for 2 miles to campground. Phone 575-829-3535 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords None Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview San Antonio Campground is adjacent to the San Antonio River, tucked into a forest of ponderosa pine at 7,600 feet above sea level. This popular campground is open from May through October in the Santa Fe National Forest. Visitors should be prepared for hot summer days and cool nights. San Antonio Campground was completely rebuilt and reopened in August 2010. It is designated as a reduced impact and recycle campground. Recreation A paved walking trail along the river provides access for fishing. Anglers can fish for

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SANTA BARBARA CAMPGROUND

SANTA BARBARA CAMPGROUND, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From the junction with State Road 75, follow SR 73 1.4 miles to the Santa Barbara Road. Turn left onto the Santa Barbara Road. Then travel 6.2 miles to the campground. Santa Barbara Road becomes Forest System Road 116 when the pavement ends. Phone 435-245-6521 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Keywords Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Santa Barbara Campground is situated nicely on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness area and next to Rio Santa Barbara, a beautiful and healthy trout stream. Recreation This is a great drop off point for hikers and horseback riders seeking close access to the Pecos Wilderness and Jicarita Peak. Facilities The campground has 15 single sites, each containing a table and fire ring; two double sites, each containing two tables and a fire ring; one triple site containing three

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SLIDE GROUP AREA

SLIDE GROUP AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions Located in southeast New Mexico, Slide Group Area is approximately 20 miles east of Alamogordo. From Alamogordo, take Highway 82 east 16 miles. Just before Cloudcroft, turn right (south) on Highway 130, go approximatley 2 miles. Turn right (west) on NM 6563, the Sunspot Highway Go approximately 1/4 miles. Slide Group Area is on the right. Phone 575-682-7570 Activities CAMPING Keywords SLID,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Just two miles from the village of Cloudcroft is this idyllic campground accommodating groups up to 90 visitors. Take advantage of the views of the Tularosa Basin or bask in the sun on the wildflower-dusted mountain meadow. A network of trails surround the campground, where you can look for deer, elk, and many types of birds. The region is part of the 1.1 million

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TETILLA PEAK

TETILLA PEAK, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Albuquerque, New Mexico, take I-25 north to exit 264. Travel west on State Road 16 to the Tetilla Peak Recreation Area/La Bajada Village turnoff and follow the paved road into the recreation area. Phone 505-465-0274 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, SWIMMING SITE Keywords TPEA,COCHITI LAKE Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images New Mexico State Road Conditions New Mexico State Tourism Overview Tetilla Peak Recreation Area is located in Sandoval County, New Mexico, within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. The lake offers two public recreation areas: Cochiti on the west side of the lake and Tetilla Peak on the east side. Both sides offer spectacular scenic views of the water and surrounding mountains. The Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earth-fill dams in the United States, and also one of the largest in the world. The lake derives its name from the

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UPPER FIR GROUP AREA

UPPER FIR GROUP AREA, New Mexico Campground Images, Info & Reservations

Directions From Alamogordo, take US 82 east 17 miles through Cloudcroft. Turn left onto NM 244 towards Ruidoso and go 1/2 mile. Upper Fir Group Area is on Forest Road 422 at the end of the road. Phone 575-682-7570 Activities CAMPING Keywords FIRG,LINCOLN NF – FS Related Link(s) Rec Area Info & Images Forest Service Concessionaire New Mexico State Tourism New Mexico State Road Conditions Overview Upper Fir Group Area is one of the most popular campsites in the Sacramento Mountain area. Unique to its neighboring campgrounds, it’s set far back from public roads, allowing for true peace and quiet. The campground is on the northwestern portion of the Lincoln National Forest, a protected area spanning an incredible 1.1 million acres of land. Spend your days exploring the mountains, or head west for a day trip to explore White Sands National Monument, the world’s largest dune field of pure, white

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