Black Bear Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Black Bear Campground

Black Bear Group Campground offers reservation only camping for groups up to 70 people in size. Open grassy area for sports and lots of wildlife in surrounding forest make this a popular spot for large group activities.  Covered Pavilion, vault toilets, campfire pits, grills, picnic tables are all available. These units are available by reservation only. RV's limited to 26'.

(Sacramento District Camping Brochure)

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed until spring. Visit or call 877-444-6777 to make a reservation.   
Reservations: or 877-444-6777  
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees 1-30 people:  $95 per night
31-70 people:  $120 per night
Open Season: May 11, 2018 - September 4, 2018
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Cloudcroft 
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Open and close dates are subject to change due to local weather conditions. 

General Information

Directions: From Cloudcroft, turn south onto NM130. Continue for 1 mile and turn left (east) onto Forest Road 24B (just across the road from the Deerhead Campground entrance. The entrance will be on your right hand side.

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Picnic tables Yes with pavilion
Drinking water No water available
Toilets Yes
Parking Yes
Fee charged for some activities nightly fee
Tent camping Yes
Accessible Yes, maximum 70 people
Camping trailer 26' RV limit
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