Lower Hondo Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

One of three small sites on paved road to Taos Ski Valley providing access to fishing on Rio Hondo and hiking in Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Study Area and Wheeler Peak Wilderness.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water. Open to self-contained day use or camping only.
Area Amenities: Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $0/No Fee
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: 12.1 miles north of Taos on State Highway 230.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information contact:  Questa  Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 12 miles northeast of Taos via NM 522 & 150

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Open May through September. 4 campsites at elevation 7,700.

No. of Sites4 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable


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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault
Camping trailer 4 Campsites for Trailers under 16'
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7,700 feet