Ojo Redondo Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This campground is located southwest of  Mt. Sedgwick, the highest peak in the Zuni Mountains.  It is situated in ponderosa pine, douglas fir, and aspen trees, with a scenic meadow adjacent to the campground.  Be advised of road conditions due to elevation and precipitation.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Campground opens May15 and closes October 15. 
Reservations: None
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees None
Open Season: May 15 - October 15
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Thoreau, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt. Taylor Ranger District 505-287-8833

General Information


Take Exit 53 at Thoreau and drive south on NM State Highway 612 past Bluewater Lake. The road becomes FR178 at the Forest boundary.  Continue south on FR178  for 8 miles to the junction with FR480.  Turn east (left) and drive two miles further to the campground entrance on the right.


General Notes:

Sites: 15

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Open Season: June-October


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Camping trailer Limited to less than 22 feet
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Toilets Accessible
Accessible Vault Toilet
Areas & Activities


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8,900 feet