Iron Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Iron Creek Campground

This campground is easily accessible for campers and provides good facilities

State Highway 152, starting at San Lorenzo and ending in Hillsboro is a mountain road with beautiful scenic sites at every curve. Watch for rocks on the road. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open March 25, 2016
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Open Season: March - October 31
Usage: Light
Restrictions: There is a 15-day stay limit. OHV/ATVs are 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: 2 Vault toilets (see below)
Information Center: Silver City Ranger District
Phone: (575) 388-8201

General Information

General Notes:

It is recommended that visitors bring their own firewood. 

The watersheds above the campground were severely burned during the Silver Fire in 2013. Please be aware that flooding could occur during rain storms.  

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


The campground is located east of Silver City off of State 152.


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RV Camping

RVs are welcomed, but the spaces cannot accomodate RVs over 17 feet and there are no hookups.

Status: Open

Campground Camping

There are 12 sites available on a first come, first served basis. Each site has a picnic table and fire ring/bbq grill. The campground is on a gently sloping hill and gradually gets steeper. There is plenty of room between sites.

Fire Information
No. of Sites 12
No. of Accessible sites 0
Status: Closed


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Camping trailer Over 17 feet not recommended
Toilets Vault toilet (2) - No Showers
Picnic tables Each site
Tent camping 12 sites
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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