Apache Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Apache CG - picnic tables

Apache Campground offers 25 sites. Mixed conifer/aspen forest sites at 8,900' provide southern NM escape from summer heat on the desert floor. Tables, fire rings, parking spurs, gray water sumps, toilets, central garbage depository, plus interpretive trails. 24 family units spaced far apart. Tents are allowed and RVs limited to a maximum of 30' in length. 

(Sacramento District Camping Brochure)

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Capacity at this campground is limited to 25% during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $22 per night for single unit.
$9 per night for each additional vehicle 
Showers (available at Silver CG):  $5 per person per use
RV Dump Station (available at Silver CG):  $5 per use
Water:  $0.25 per gallon after 1st free 5 gallons
Trash:  $2.50 per bag per day
Firewood (if available):  $6 per bag/bundle
Open Season: May 17 - September 3
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, 25 sites. No RV's > 30'. 
Closest Towns: Cloudcroft, NM
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Open and closed dates are subject to change due to weather and other conditions. 

General Information

Directions: Travel east on US82 from Cloudcroft, turn left onto NM244. Approximately 4 miles turn right at the Silver-Saddle-Apache Campground Complex sign (Forest Road 24C).

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Picnic tables Yes
Drinking water Yes
Interpretive Site Nature Trail
Toilets Yes
Parking Yes
Fee charged for some activities firewood available
Tent camping Allowed
Accessible 25 units
Camping trailer 30' RV limit
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Trail Matrix - D1 Image

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Trail Matrix - D2 Image

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Trail Matrix - D3 Image

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