Sapillo Campground

Area Status: Open
Sapillo Campground

This is a nice shady campground under ponderosa pines.

Sapillo is an undeveloped campground under ponderosa pine and is a favorite of group campers. 

Sapillo Campground Rock formations near Sapillo Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are necessary. First come - first serve. All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14-day stay limit.
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Toilets
Fees: There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Mimbres, NM
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Wilderness Ranger District
Phone: (575)536-2250

General Information

General Notes:

There is no firewood available.  Please bring your own if you plan on building a fire.

Please "Pack It In, Pack It Out" and do not dispose of trash in the campfire rings.

Closest Stores:
The convenience store in Mimbres is approximately 15 miles south and approximately five (5) miles north of the Lake Roberts General Store. Fishing at Lake Roberts two (2) miles north.


The campground is located 10 miles north of Wilderness Ranger District in Mimbres.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

There are numerous dispersed camping sites in the campground. 

Status: Open

Group Camping

This is a good campground for group camping. 

Status: Open

Day Hiking

Hiking is available along the Continental Divide Trail.

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult


Tent camping: Numerous dispersed sites
Toilets: Vault toilet (4) - No Showers

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6,242 Feet