Cuchilla Campground

Area Status: Open
A yellow tent beside a stone fire pit
Cuchilla Campground. USDA Forest Service Photo.

Open May to September 7,800 ft. elevation. 3 campsites for trailers (RV's under 22') Tables, toilets. Water available from stream; not recommended for drinking. Camping/picnicking Fishing access for Rio Hondo Hiking Trails - Trailheads for Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area are several miles north east on Highway 230.

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: $0
Open Season: Generally April - December (weather dependent; call ahead)
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Early spring, summer and fall
Closest Towns: Arroyo Seco, Taos Ski Valley
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: 13.0 miles north of Taos on State Highway 230

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Open May through September. 3 campsites at elevation 7,800.

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Open from May through September.


Picnic tables:
Toilets: Vault

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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