Red Canyon Campground


Area Status: Open

Lower Red Canyon Campground is open for the season.

Upper Red Canyon is temprorarily closed due to hazardous conditions. 

Sites: 38
Elevation: 7,600

Large, well shaded campground (38 units + 11 picnic sites in the lower loop). This is a good way into Manzano Wilderness via Red and Spruce Canyon trails on foot or horseback.

Corrals and parking for horse trailers.

This site is open for day-use or overnight camping.  

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations required.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Parking
Fees: $7.00 per campsite.
Open Season: Open year round - November
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: No water available. 

RVs LONGER THAN 22 FEET - PLEASE NOTE:
  • Recreational Vehicles (RV's) longer than 22 feet are not allowed in this campground
  • Vehicles of this size may only park at Ox Canyon Trailhead, approximately 1.5 miles South of Red Canyon Campground.
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes:
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

7 miles West of Manzano, NM 55, FR 253


Parking:

Maximum vehicle length 22'


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Horse Camping

Corrals provided.  No water available.

Picnicking

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.621818

  Longitude : 
-106.410955

  Elevation : 
8000