The picnic ground is located 10 miles northeast of Grants at an elevation of approximately 7,437 feet. Ponderosa pine, pinon, and juniper trees provide shade and some privacy for visitors. There is a group picnic area that was built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Remember to pay attention to road conditions and your vehicle's abilities before driving off of the main road. Mt. Taylor is sacred to American Indians. Please respect their beliefs during your visit.
At a Glance
Picnic ground opens May 15 and closes September 15.
Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
There is a 14 day stay limit for this campground; no trailers; maximum group size of 20.
Vault Toilet (1)
Mt Taylor Ranger District (505) 287-8833
Drive North from the Forest Service office approximately 8 miles on Lobo Canyon Road (SR 547). Turn right onto Forest Road 193 and continue past the Lobo Canyon Volunteer Fire Department to the campground entrance on the left.