Cuchillo Del Medio Campground

Area Status: Open
a picnic table nestled in the trees
Cuchillo Del Medio Campground. USDA Forest Service Photo.

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: ‚ÄčWork in progress. Piles from thinning are visible in the area. Learn more about the project and the Wildfire Crisis Strategy's Enchanted Circle Landscape.
Reservations: First come, first served
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: $0
Open Season: Generally April - December (weather dependent; call ahead)
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Late spring, summer, early fall
Closest Towns: Arroyo Seco, Taos Ski Valley
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information contact: Questa Ranger District

General Information

Directions: 13 miles northeast of Taos via NM 522 & 150

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 3 Campsites

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking



Camping trailer: 3 campsites for Trailers under 16'
Toilets: Flush

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

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