Upper Karr Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Upper Karr Canyon Campground is located off of NM6563 (the Sunspot Scenic By-way) and has a 200 person capacity There are 2 fire rings, toilet, and garbage depositories are provided. RVs limited 16'.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open and available for use year round.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees none
Open Season: Year round
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: Stay limit 14 days, RVs limited to 16'.
Closest Towns: Cloudcroft
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Cloudcroft, take NM130 south and turn right onto NM6563 (Sunspot Scenic Byway).  Continue along the Sunspot Highway for around 7 miles and to your left, just over the ridge you'll see a sign for the Upper Karr Recreation Area.  This road can be difficult to spot so keep your eyes open.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Picnicking

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Winter Sports

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Amenities

Drinking water No water available
Toilets Yes
Parking Yes
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Yes, RV's limited to 16'
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
32.880346

  Longitude : 
-105.77956

  Elevation : 
8800

 

Trail Matrix - D1 Image

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Trail Matrix - D2 Image

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Trail Matrix - D3 Image

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