Red Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sites: 38, Elevation: 7,600 large, well shaded campground (38 units + 11 picnic sites in the lower loop) is a good way into Manzano Wilderness via Red and Spruce Canyon trails on foot or horseback. Corrals and parking for horse trailers. This site is open for day use or overnight camping.  No water available.  PLEASE NOTE: Recreational Vehicles (RV's) longer than 22 feet are not allowed in this campground.  Vehicles of this size may only park at Ox Canyon Trailhead, approximately 1.5 miles South of Red Canyon Campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: 24 Hours
Reservations: No reservations required.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $7.00 per campsite.
Open Season: April
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


7 miles West of Manzano, NM 55, FR 245


Maximum vehicle length 22'

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