Columbine Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Set along the Red River in its steep canyon, this site is at the base of the Columbine-Twining hiking trail

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Limited services may be available. Please be prepared and recreate responsibly. Park only in designated areas. Avoid crowded areas to maintain social distancing and comply with state public health orders limiting group size. Visit our Know Before You Go page for more information.
Operational Hours: 5/22 – 9/7 @noon *5/15 – 5/21  and  9/8 – 9/14 *Shoulder season – only open weather depending and if campers are still coming
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees 2020 Fees: $20/Site / $5.00 extra vehicle fee. 32' max trailer size.
Open Season: May 22 - September 14
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: FIRE ban in effect  
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (6)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: For more information contact: Questa Ranger District, P.O. Box 110, 184 SR 38, Questa, NM  87556 / (575) 586-0520

General Information

Directions: 5 miles east of Questa via NM 38

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets Vault
Parking Parking for back country visitors.
Tent camping 20 campsites for tents and trailers.
Camping trailer 7 campsites for Trailers. Under 32'
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7,900 feet