Valle Tio Vinces Campground
Valle Tio Vinces Campground is a partially developed campground on the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.
Although there is no water available it is still a nice resting spot for hikers and bike riders. There are also horse corrals for equestrians looking for a place to camp.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||First come, first serve. All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14 day stay limit.|
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets|
|Fees:||There is no fee ($0.00) for this campground.|
|Restrictions:||OHV/ATV use is prohibited in the campground. First-come/first-serve. All Gila National Forest Campgrounds have 14-day stay limit.|
|Closest Towns:||Aragon, NM|
|Restroom:||Vault (see below)|
|Information Center:||Quemado Ranger District
From Quemado go east on US 60 for approximately 9 miles to one mile east of Omega and the brown Valle Tio Vinces sign. Turn south on Forest Road 214 towards Mangas and Valle Tio Vinces. Go south about 22 miles and the campground is on the west side of the road and marked by a sign.
There is no garbage service, so you must pack in/pack out.
The community of Quemado is small and has a gas station, a convenience store and one restaurant.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Great biking is available on the Great Divide Bicycle Route.
There are no designated tent sites.
|No. of Sites||4|
|No. of Accessible sites||0|
Two drinkers with 4 corrals each.
Water availability is dependent on conditions.
See the section in FAQs on horses.
Elk, mule deer, and bear have been seen in the area. Pronghorn can be seen in the open lands north of the forest boundary.
|Camping trailer:||No Hook-ups. Maximum size 30'|
|Picnic tables:||4 Tables|
|Tent camping:||Four (4) sites|
|Toilets:||Vault toilet (1) - No Showers|