Recently renovated, the campground is situated in a beautiful Ponderosa Pine forest. Located in Lower paliza Canyon, the campground has original CCC shelters in some sites. Come prepared for warm days and cool nights.
Uses: Overnight camping, hiking
Facilities: 30 camp sites; five sites have shade shelters. Vault toilets; no dump station available. There is no drinking water available at the campground.
Special Instructions: This campground is designated as a reduced impact and recycle campground. Users are required pack out trash. Cutting live vegetation is prohibited. Charcoal only in pedestral cooking grills.
At a Glance
Check-out is 11:00 AM.
This campground is first come-first serve facility. No reservations are accepted.
Rentals & Guides:
$8.00/night/vehicle for a single unit. Only two (2) vehicles are permitted at a camp site.
Dogs must be leashed at all times while in campground area.
Ponderosa has few services; Jemez Springs has limited service for food services and lodging.
No drinking water available
America the Beautiful/Golden Age Passes
Access to the campground is off Forest Road 10. The last two miles is dirt and can be difficult for low clearance vehicles. High clearance vehicles recommended.