Capulin Campground

Area Status: Closed

Popular roadside area near La Sombra Campground and Shady Brook stores with access to Rio Fernando de Taos fishing and trail to "Ice Cave" waterfall

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets
  • Campsite (includes parking for one vehicle) $12/night
  • Campsite for Senior or Access pass holders $6/night
  • Extra vehicle $6/night
  • Rent the campground (11 single sites, extra vehicle fees apply) $90
  • Day use parking $6/day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: 7 miles east of Taos along US Highway 64.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 7 miles east of Taos via US 64

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Opens May through October. 11 campgrounds at elevation 8,000.

No. of Sites 10 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking



Camping trailer: Max Size: 12'
Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Toilets: Vault (1)

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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8,000 feet