Echo Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Roadside campground adjacent to U.S. Highway 84.  The campground contains 9 campsites with 3 small pull-throughs.  Campground cannot accomodate large RVs.  There are no hookups but potable water is available at the Group Shelter next to first campsite.  Paved trail from campground accesses the Echo Amphitheater Trail.  Spectacular views along an easy trail to eroded  dramatic cliff face.

View more photos on the Carson National Forest Flickr site.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Beginning May 31, 2020 this campground will be open. Campground is open to self-contained camping only. Visitors that do not have the ability to manage their human waste in a sanitary manner using their own camping vehicle (e.g., R.V., motorhome, camper) or camping equipment (e.g., Luggable Loo Toilet, WAG bag, Cleanwaste GO Anywhere Toilet Kit, etc.) and/or who fail to remove their refuse and debris from the recreation site are subject to a violation notice pursuant to:
  • 36 CFR 261.11 (d): Failing to dispose of all garbage, including any paper, can, bottle, sewage, waste water or material, or rubbish either by removal from the site or area, or by depositing it into receptacles or at places provided for such purposes.
  • 36 CFR 261.11 (b) : Possessing or leaving refuse, debris, or litter in an exposed or unsanitary condition.
  • 36 CFR 261.16 (p): Depositing any body waste except into receptacles provided for that purpose.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees $0/No Fee
Open Season: Year round depending on weather conditions
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: Currently Unavailable
Operated By: USDA Forest Service

General Information


approximately 14.5 miles southwest of Canjilon via US 84;  approximately 15 miles northwest of Abiquiu

General Notes:

Fee station is located at the entrance to the Echo Amphitheater Facility


Camping & Cabins

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Nature Viewing

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Outdoor Learning

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Picnic tables
Interpretive Site
Toilets Flush Toilets
Fee charged for some activities $10 per night per single unit. $40 fee for group shelter ($1 additional fee per person over 50 people)
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities



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