Las Petacas Campground

Area Status: Closed

Set in a beautiful canyon quite close to Taos, there is good access to Rio Fernando de Taos for fishing.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
  • Campsite (includes parking for one vehicle) $14/night
  • Campsite for Senior or Access pass holders $7/night
  • Extra vehicle $7/night
  • Day use parking $6/day
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: 4 miles east of Taos along US Highway 64.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact the Camino Real Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 4 miles southeast of Taos via US 64

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Opens May through November. 9 campsites at elevation 7,400.  Trailers to 12'

No. of Sites 9 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None



Camping trailer: 12'
Tent camping:
Toilets: 1 Vault Toilet

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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7,400 feet