Lobo Canyon Picnic ground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

The picnic ground is located 10 miles northeast of Grants at an elevation of approximately 7,437 feet.  Ponderosa pine, pinon, and juniper trees provide shade and some privacy for visitors.  There is a group picnic area that was built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).  Remember to pay attention to road conditions and your vehicle's abilities before driving off of the main road.  Mt. Taylor is sacred to American Indians.  Please respect their beliefs during your visit.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Picnic ground opens May 15 and closes September 15.
Reservations: No Reservations
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees No Fee
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Restrictions: There is a 14 day stay limit for this campground; no trailers; maximum group size of 20.
Closest Towns: Grants, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Mt Taylor Ranger District  (505) 287-8833

General Information


Drive North from the Forest Service office approximately 8 miles on Lobo Canyon Road (SR 547). Turn right onto Forest Road 193 and continue past the Lobo Canyon Volunteer Fire Department to the campground entrance on the left.

General Notes:

6 Sites and 1 Group Site
Grills Available

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Picnic tables
Toilets Vault Toilet (1); Accessible
Tent camping
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7437 Feet