Railroad Canyon Campground

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View across Railroad Canyon Campground

Railroad Canyon is the gateway to the Aldo Leopold Wilderness.

Railroad Canyon campground is a great place to spend the night before beginning your trip into the Aldo Leopold Wilderness. Situated in the Black Range Mountains, the campground is a popular portal for backcountry trips. Amenities are few and the camping is lean, however, nature seekers will appreciate the myriad of trails accessible from this campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground isĀ open for the season.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light
Restrictions: There is a 15 day stay limit.
OHV/ATV use is prohibited in the campground.
Hunting and shooting are prohibited in the campground.
Stock is not 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: (505)388-8201

General Information

General Notes:

Small, intermittent creek running through grounds.

Closest Stores:
Mimbres has a store and gas station and several restaurants. The nearest town for all other amenities is Silver City.


Directions:

Railroad Canyon Campground is located East of Silver City off of State 152.


General Notes:

Small, intermittent creek running through grounds.

It is recommended that visitors bring their own firewood.

Closest Stores:
Mimbres has a store, gas station and several restaurants. The nearest town for all other amenities is Silver City.


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Campground Camping

There are 3 tent sites available on a first come, first served basis. Small campground with some rough surfaces. This area is easily overcrowded.  The campground is prone to flash floods during seasonal heavy rains.


 

Fire Information
No. of Sites 3
No. of Accessible sites 0
Status: Open

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Amenities

Camping trailer Over 17 feet not recommended
Toilets Vault toilet (1) - No Showers
Accessible Three metal campfire rings
Picnic tables 3 tables
Parking Limited
Tent camping 3 developed sites