Bighorn Campground

Area Status: Open
Bighorn Campsite

Convenient campground within walking distance to the town of Glenwood.

The Bighorn Campground is a convenient campground just one-tenth of a mile northwest of the town of Glenwood along US Highway 180. It is a campground that is typically used more for short-term stays (1 or 2 days) than long-term camping (14 days). It is within walking distance to the town of Glenwood and the closest designated campground to the Catwalk National Recreation Area. The landscape is mostly pinon and juniper trees.

sign at entrance of Bighorn CG photo of a campsite at Bighorn CG

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first serve. All Gila National Forest Campgrounds have 14-day stay limit.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light
Restrictions: All Gila National Forest Campgrounds have 14-day stay limit.
Closest Towns: Glenwood, NM
Water: No water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Glenwood Ranger District
Phone: (575) 539-2481

General Information


The campground is located one-tenth of a mile northwest of Glenwood on US Hwy 180, and is within sight of the highway.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

There are 6 developed sites available on a first come, first served basis.  Each site has a picnic table and fire ring/bbq grill.

No. of Sites 5
No. of Accessible sites 5
Status: Open

RV Camping

This campground can accomodate RVs and travel trailers, however, there are no hookups. Maximum size is 24'.

Status: Open


Camping trailer: Self-contained only. Maximum size is 24'
Picnic tables: Table at each site
Tent camping: 6 Sites
Toilets: Vault toilet

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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4,757 Feet