El Rito Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed


Located near the town of El Rito, this area is often crowded in summer due to its popularity. The campground is situated along the bank of the El Rito Creek. 11 campsites at 7600 feet with excellent hiking and fishing access.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Currently closed for upkeep.
Area Amenities: Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $0 / No Fee
Open Season: May - November
Usage: Light
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information contact:  El Rito Ranger District 

General Information

Directions: 5 miles northwest of El Rito via NM 110 & FR 559

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River and Stream Fishing


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Picnic tables 2 picnic tables; group picnic site west of the river (4 tables)
Toilets 2 toilets
Camping trailer Under 22'
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7,600 feet