Jemez Falls Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The campground is located in a stunning Ponderosa Pine and forest meadow environment in proximity to the East Fork Jemez River. Come prepared for warm summer days and cooler nights. Jemez Falls, largest waterfall in the Jemez Mountains, is close by. The Valles Caldera National Preserve and Bandelier National Monument are within a short driving distance.

Uses: Overnight camping, hiking and nearby fishing

Facilities: Campground has 52 camp sites with picnic table and fire ring. Paved access which allows trailers and RV's up to 40 feet. Vault toilets, no dump station available. Drinking water temporarily unavailable.

Special Instructions: RV's are discouraged along the paved entry road between the highway and the Jemez Falls Picnic Area and Trailhead. Cutting live vegetation is prohibited. Use charcoal only in the pedestal grills.

Vehicle parking on pavement only, please stay off grass and un-paved forest land in the campground.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Check in time is 3:00 PM, check out time is 2:00 PM. 14 day stay maximum.
Reservations: This campground is currently a first-come first-serve campground. No reservations accepted. 
Rentals & Guides: None
Fees $10/vehicle/night for single unit
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Summer and Fall
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Dogs must be leashed at all times while in campground area. Do not approach wildlife.
Closest Towns: Restaurants, food, and lodging are located in Jemez Springs and La Cueva.
Water: No drinking water available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (4)
Passes: America the Beautiful/ Golden Age/Golden Access Passes
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: At the present time campsites are available on a first-come first-serve basis.  Drinking water is currently unavailable at the campground. Electric, water and sanitation hook-ups are not available at this campground.

General Information

Directions: From the Jemez Ranger Station go 7.5 miles to the junction of State Road 4 and 126 at La Cueva. Continue on State Road 4 approximately six miles east to the campground turnoff on your right. From the turn-off, continue approximately one mile of paved road to campground.

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