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Bighorn Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is 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 NF campgrounds have a 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: There is a 14 day stay limit.  OHVs and ATVs prohibited in the campground.  Fires permitted only in fire rings.  Dogs on leash only.
Closest Towns: Glenwood, NM
Water: No potable 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 NM HWY 180, and is within sight of the highway.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Camping & Cabins

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RV Camping

This campground can accomodate RVs and travel trailers, however, there are no hookups.

Status: Open

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.

Fire Information5
No. of Sites5
No. of Accessible sites5
Status: Open


Picnic tables Table at each site
Toilets Vault toilet (1) - No Showers
Tent camping 6 Sites
Camping trailer Self-contained only with no hook-ups
Areas & Activities


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4,757 Feet