Lower Hondo Campground

Area Status: Open

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

At a Glance

Current Conditions: No water. Open to self-contained day use or camping only. Weather dependent.
Area Amenities: Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: $0/No Fee
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: 12.1 miles north of Taos on State Highway 230.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: For more information contact:  Questa  Ranger District.

General Information

Directions: 12 miles northeast of Taos via NM 522 & 150

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Open May through September. 4 campsites at elevation 7,700.

No. of Sites 4 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable

Day Hiking


Open from May through September.


Camping trailer: 4 Campsites for Trailers under 16'
Picnic tables:
Toilets: Vault

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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7,700 feet