Upper Bonito Dispersed Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The Upper Bonito Dispersed Recreation Area is located at the end of Forest Road 107 in Bonito Canyon. It is a popular dispersed camping site with access to the adjacent White Mountain Wilderness Area and its trails.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open for use year-round.  Toilets only open and maintained during the summer.
Operational Hours: Around the clock
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water
Open Season: January - December
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: summer
Busiest Season: summer
Closest Towns: Ruidoso, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Proceed north from Ruidoso on NM48. Turn left on NM37 and approximately 1.5 miles turn onto Forest Road 107. Continue on Forest Road 107 past Bonito Lake for approximately 7 miles. The area is located on the south side of the canyon near the junction of Forest Roads 107 and 108 (Tanbark Canyon)

Recreation Map

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Activities


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Amenities

Drinking water No water available
Toilets Yes, 2
Tent camping Yes
Camping trailer Yes
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
1 mile

  Latitude : 
33.466

  Longitude : 
-105.799

  Elevation : 
7700

 

Trail Matrix - D1 Image

Listing of trails for the Smokey Bear Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document


Trail Matrix - D2 Image

Listing of trails for the Sacramento Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document


Trail Matrix - D3 Image

Listing of trails for the Guadalupe Ranger District Link opens in a Pdf Document