Apache Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a nice quiet undeveloped campground amongst ponderosa pines and abundant wildlife.

Apache Creek Campground is in the northwest region of the forest. There are plenty of trees to provide shade and this is a very clean campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations are necessary. First come, first served. 14 day stay limit.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets
Fees There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light-Medium
  • There is a 14 day stay limit. 
  • OHVs and ATVs prohibited in the campground.
  • Saddle, pack, and draft animals prohibited in campground.
Closest Towns: Reserve, NM
Water: No water available. It is advisable to carry your own.
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Reserve Ranger District
Phone: (575) 533-6231

General Information


Apache Creek Campground is located approximately 12 miles northeast of Reserve on the south side of New Mexico Highway 12.  Just past mile marker 19, turn south onto Forest Road 94 (Cox Canyon Rd.).  Apache Creek Campground is located on the right side of the road.

General Notes:

Closest Stores

There is a small store on Hwy 12 about 500 yards away.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

Hide detail HIDE

Campground Camping

There are 10 sites.  Please keep the campground clean and pack out what you pack in.

No. of Sites 10 sites with picnic tables and grills.
Reservation Info First come/first served. All Gila NF have a 14 day stay limit.
Status: Open
Reservation info: First come, first serve. All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14 day stay limit.

RV Camping

This is a good spot for those with RVs and travel trailers.  There are no hookups, but plenty of room. There is room for RVs under 40'.

Status: Open


Show detail SHOW

Nature Viewing

Show detail SHOW

Rocks & Minerals

Show detail SHOW


Camping trailer Self contained. Max size is 40'
Tent camping Dispersed camping
Toilets Vault toilet
Areas & Activities


  Latitude : 

  Longitude : 

  Elevation : 
6,431 Feet