Grapevine Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Entrance to Grapevine

This campground is on the banks of the Gila River and has beautiful cliffs serving as a natural backdrop.

The Grapevine Campground is named for an actual old grapevine that can be seen today. Today there is a large chain around it to protect it. The East, West and Middle Forks of the Gila River come together in this campground.

Entrance to Grapevine

At a Glance

Reservations: First come, first serve. All Gila NF campgrounds have a 14 day stay limit.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets
Fees There is no fee for this campground ($0.00).
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: There is a 14 day stay limit.
Hunting is prohibited.
Firearms are prohibited.
ATVs and Horses are prohibited in the campground.
Dogs on leash only.
Closest Towns: Mimbres, NM  (1 hour drive)
Silver City, NM  (2 hour drive)
Water: No potable water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Wilderness Ranger District
Phone: (575)536-2250

General Information

General Notes:

Closest Stores:
Doc Campbell's General Store is about 4 miles south. Phones are available there They also have gas, groceries, and sell hunting and fishing licenses. Hot springs showers are available for a fee.

RV Camping Notes
Long vehicles are cautioned of the steep downgrade road into campground.


The campground is located 40 miles north of Silver City on the east side of New Mexico Highway 15 between mile markers 37 and 38.

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5,554 Feet