Iron Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
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Iron Creek Campground

This campground is easily accessible for campers and provides good facilities

Located in the Black Range Mountains off NM State Highway 152, starting at San Lorenzo and ending in Hillsboro. This is a mountain road with beautiful scenic sites at every curve. Watch for rocks on the road.

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served.  All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14-day stay limit.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light
Restrictions: There is a 14-day stay limit. OHV/ATVs are prohibited in the campground. Hunting and shooting are prohibited in the campground. Stock is not allowed in the immediate campground.
Closest Towns: Mimbres, NM
Water: No potable water
Restroom: 2 Vault toilets
Information Center: Silver City Ranger District
Phone: (575) 388-8201

General Information

General Notes:

It is recommended that visitors bring their own firewood.

The watersheds above the campground were severely burned during the Silver Fire in 2013. Please be aware that flooding could occur during rain storms.

Closest Stores:
Mimbres has a store, gas station and several restaurants. The nearest town for all other amenities is Silver City.


The campground is located east of Silver City in the Black Range Mountains on the south side of New Mexico Highway 152, between mile markers 28 and 29.

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Picnic tables Each site
Toilets Vault toilet (2) - No Showers
Tent camping 12 sites
Camping trailer Over 17 feet not recommended

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7200 Feet