Directions: 8.3 miles Southwest of Questa. Take State Highway 522, 4.9 miles south from Questa to Forest Road #9. Drive west for 3.4 miles to campground. Forest Road #9 is a dirt/gravel road and is hazardous in muddy conditions.
Open May through October. 5 campsites at elevation 7,300.
No. of Sites
5 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites
River and Stream Fishing
From the Taos Junction Bridge (highway 567) northward to Colorado State Line. Reached mainly by trails. This river has been designated "Wild and Scenic". Excellent fishing for large brown and rainbow trout. Trails lead down the side of 800 ft. gorge from Cebolla Mesa Campground and from the Bureau of Land Management Wild River recreation area.
Trailhead for Rio Grande wild and Scenic River, Trail #102.
Trail begins at about 7,300 feet and drops to about 6,300 feet in 1.3 miles. Steep switchbacks descend canyon walls of Rio Grande, then trail traverses several benches with large basalt boulders. Finally the trail ends at a log bridge which crosses the mouth of the Red River to La Junta, managed by the BLM, and connects with La Junta and Little Arsenic trails, in the Wild & Scenic River corridor. Spring and fall are the best times to hike this trail. No water is available at the campground.
Open from May through October.
5 campsites for tents and trailers (RV's under 32')