Twining Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Open May to October.  Four sites for tents or trailers by Taos Ski Valley provide trailheads to high country, including 13,161' Mount Wheeler Facilities: 4 campsites for trailers (RV's under 16') Tables, grills, toilets. Water available from stream; not recommended for drinking. Attractions: Camping/picnicking Fishing access for Rio Hondo Hiking Trails - Trailheads for Wheeler Peak Wilderness and Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area Wheeler Peak Trail #90 Williams Lake Trail #62 Bull of the woods pasture road Trail #90 Long Canyon Trail #63 Goose Lake Trail #64 Gold Hill Trail #63-64

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open to self-contained day use or camping only. No trash collection or restrooms available. Visitors must pack out all trash and human waste. Self-contained campingĀ  which can function without outside resources. Camp trailers/RVs include a toilet and water container that holds greywater (from the sink and shower) and septic waste. This means you do not require toilet facilities when you park up overnight.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables
Open Season: May 24
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: 19.7 miles north of Taos on State Highway 150.
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information contact:  Questa Ranger District

General Information

Directions: 19.7 miles north of Taos on State Highway 150

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Open May through September. 4 campsites at elevation 7,300.

No. of Sites 4 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None


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Picnic tables
Tent camping
Camping trailer 4 Campsites for Trailers under 16'
Areas & Activities


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9,400 feet