Juniper Campground

Area Status: Open
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RV sites with hookups at Juniper Campground

This is a clean campsite overlooking Quemado Lake. There is a host onsite.

Juniper Campground is Quemado Ranger District's most popular campground. It offers full RV hookups, leveled tent sites, and easy lake access.

Juniper Campground Location Map View of tent site at Juniper Campground View across tent site with Quemado Lake in the distance RV sites with hookups at Juniper Campground

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first served. No reservations necessary. All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14 day stay limit. Reservations for this campground must be made by calling Quemado Ranger District at 575-773-4678.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees There are 17 single family/tent sites and the fee is $10 per day.  There is one double site available for $16 per day.  There are 17 RV sites with hookups and the fee is $15 per day. These sites can accommodate a 35' RV.  America the Beautiful Interagency Senior and Access Passes are honored for 1/2 off on camping fees.
Permit Info: Reservations for this campground must be made by calling Quemado Ranger District at 575-773-4678.
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions:
  • There is a 14 day stay limit.
  • OHV/ATV use is prohibited in the Quemado Lake Recreation Area.
  • Hunting and target shooting is prohibited in the recreation area.
  • Horses are prohibited in the Quemado Lake Recreation Area. There is a throwdown area outside the recreation area at El Caso Throwdown.
Closest Towns: Quemado, NM
Water: Drinking water in campground
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Hosted
Information Center: Quemado Ranger District
Phone: (575) 773-4678

General Information

Directions:

The campground is located just west of Quemado, NM, take NM 32 south 14.2 miles to Quemado Lake/NM 103 sign. At sign turn left onto NM 103 and go 4 miles to where Forest Road 13 (gravel) begins. Continue straight on FR 13 for 1 mile to campground sign. Turn right into campground.

 


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Day Hiking

The campground provides access to the Lakeshore Trail and the associated trail network.

Status: Open
Permit: America the Beautiful Interagency Senior Pass & Access Pass holders receive 1/2 off usage fees.
Difficulty Level: Easy to More Difficult

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Amenities

Picnic tables Each site
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Vault toilet (1) - No Showers
Boat ramp Boat ramp located at spillway
Tent camping 18 developed sites
Accessible 2 accessible sites
Camping trailer Full hook-ups
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
34.137543

  Longitude : 
-108.48919

  Elevation : 
7,712 Feet