La Sombra Campground

Area Status: Closed

Popular Taos Canyon site near Capulin Campground and Shady Brook. No Drinking Water.  No Garbage Service.   Adjacent to Rio Fernando for Fishing.   

At a Glance

Current Conditions: May 19, 2023: Currently closed due to flooding and hazard trees.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
  • Campsite (includes parking for one vehicle) $12/night
  • Campsite for Senior or Access pass holders $6/night
  • Extra vehicle $6/night
  • Rent the campground (13 single sites, extra vehicle fees apply) $90
  • Day use parking $6/day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: 8 miles east of Taos along US Highway 64.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact the Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 8 miles east of Taos along US Highway 64.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Opens May through October. 13 campsites at elevation 7,800.
No. of Sites 13 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing


Camping trailer: Under 12'
Picnic tables:
Tent camping: 13 Sites
Fee charged for some activities:
Drinking water: None

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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7,800 feet