Gallinas Campground - Upper

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Campsite at Upper Gallinas Campground

This campground provides easy access to Hwy 152 and is a nicely developed.

Upper Gallinas is more of a picnic site than a campground, although it is acceptable for visitors to camp here. It is located on NM Hwy 152, approximately 37 miles east of Silver City. The site is easily accessed by most vehicles, in most weather conditions. The parking lot and picnic sites are lined with gravel, making this the perfect choice for visitors wanting to experience the outdoors without sacrificing comfort.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is closed
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: There is a 15 day stay limit.
OHV/ATV use is prohibited.
Hunting and shooting are prohibited.
Stock is allowed in the immediate campground
Closest Towns: Mimbres, NM
Water: No Potable Water
Restroom: 1 Vault Toilet (see below)
Information Center: Silver City Ranger District
Phone: (575)388-8201

General Information

General Notes:

The campground is situated fairly close to the highway. Visitors can expect to hear traffic.

Closest Stores:
A few general stores are located in the Mimbres Valley, approximately 17 miles west of the campground along NM Hwy 152. Food, phone, and gasoline are available.


Directions:

The campground is located approximately 37 miles east of Silver City, along NM Hwy 152. Located on North side of road. Easily identified by posted signs.


General Notes:

The area beyond the first water crossing at Lower Gallinas and the area across Upper Gallinas Campground is temporarily closed to overnight use and motorized vehicles.  Day use and foot traffic are welcomed. The upper portions of this watershed were severely burned during the Silver Fire in 2013.  Although this area is healing, flooding could occur.  Therefore, restrictions on motorized use are being implemented and monitored to provide for public safety. 

There is a corral near the campground for stock.   

The campground is situated fairly close to the highway. Visitors can expect to hear traffic.

Closest Stores:
A few general stores are located in the Mimbres Valley, approximately 17 miles west of the campground along NM Hwy 152. Food, phone, and gasoline are available.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

There are 3 developed sites.  Camping during busy weekends can be a little cramped in this area. Visitors can expect other campers nearby.

Fire Information
No. of Sites 3
No. of Accessible sites 0
Current Conditions: Campground is closed
Status: Closed

RV Camping

This is a great place for RVs due to it's ease of access and graveled parking lot. Wide turn around areas make it easy to maneuver.  There are no hookups.

Status: Open

Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Amenities

Camping trailer Over 24 feet not recommended
Toilets 1
Accessible Three metal campfire rings
Picnic tables 3
Parking Two pull-thru areas
Tent camping 3