Elephant Rock Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Elephant Rock Campground sign

Roadside campground has excellent fishing access to well-stocked Red River, nearby Eagle Rock Lake and hiking into surrounding high country, but can be very crowded during summer weekends. As an alternative, try BLM's Wild Rivers Recreation Area north of Questa.

Campground sign for Carson National Forest Elephant Rock along side road Campsite with large accessible table and fire ring on elevated level gravel pad near road Campsite built up with rock wall so it is level, picnic table and metal fire ring in trees Campsite of picnic table and fire ring in the rocks and evergreen trees with hillside close by Campsite 17 from a distance showing gravel parking place, trail to picnic area in the trees

At a Glance

Reservations: http://www.reserveamerica.com/
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $18/Site, $5.00 extra vehicle fee.
Open Season: Open May 18
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Red River
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Questa Ranger District, P.O. Box 110, 184 SR 38, Questa, NM  87556.  (575) 586-0520.

General Information

Directions:

3 miles west of Red River via NM 38


General Notes:
  • Groceries, gasoline, laundry, showers and cafe within 3 miles
  • Fishing access for Red River
  • Columbine hiking trailhead within 4 miles
  • Trailer waste disposal within 1 mile  

Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Picnicking

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Tent camping 12 campsites for tents or trailers.
Camping trailer 10 campsites for trailers (RV's under 18')
Areas & Activities

Highlights

Location

 
  Latitude : 
36.7084

  Longitude : 
-105.4493

  Elevation : 
8,400 feet

 



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