Canjilon Lakes

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

52 campsites on shores of six small ponds at 9900' with 6 picnic spots above at Upper Canjilon Lakes; 4 undeveloped sites at Canjilon Creek

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $5/Night for single unit, $5/Night for extra vehicle
Permit Info: Fishing Licence required.
Open Season: June
Usage: Light
Restrictions: 14 day stay limit.
Closest Towns: 12 miles northeast of Canjilon. Picnic supplies, gas station, and a post office are available at Canjilon.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (7)
Information Center: For more information contact:  Canjilon Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 12 miles northeast of Canjilon via FR 559 & 129

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Opens end of May to September. 12 miles northeast of Canjilon.  40 campsites at elevation 9,900. 


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Camping trailer Trailers limited to less than 22' in length.
Picnic tables
Tent camping

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9,900 feet