Elephant Rock Campground


Roadside campground has excellent fishing access to well-stocked Red River, nearby Eagle Rock Lake and hiking into surrounding high country, but can be very crowded during summer weekends. As an alternative, try BLM's Wild Rivers Recreation Area north of Questa.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $17/Site, $5.00 extra vehicle fee.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: 3 miles west of Red River via NM 38
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact:  Questa Ranger District, P.O. Box 110, 184 SR 38, Questa, NM  87556.  (575) 586-0520.

General Information

Directions: 3 miles west of Red River via NM 38


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Opens May through September. 21 campsites at elevation 8,500.

General Info:


3 miles west of Red River on State Highway 38

General Notes


Groceries, gasoline, laundry, showers and cafe within 3 miles.
Fishing access for Red River.
Columbine hiking trailhead within 4 miles.
Trailer waste disposal within 1 mile.  

Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Sites21 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sitesNone


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Camping trailer 10 campsites for trailers (RV's under 18')
Picnic tables
Tent camping 12 campsites for tents or trailers.
Drinking water
Areas & Activities


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8,400 feet