James Canyon Campground

Area Status: Open
James Canyon Bridge

James Canyon Campground offer 5 sites along US 82 just west of Mayhill, NM. The lower elevation of 6,800' means this small site is usable longer than most Sacramento Mountain area campgrounds when the snows begin. Picnic tables, grills, and one group shade covering are available. 16' RV limit.

James Canyon Campground - General Area

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations needed. Sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees: No fee. This camping site is free. 
Usage: Light
Restrictions: RVs limited to 16 feet in length.  5 sites available
Closest Towns: Mayhill, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From Cloudcroft, take US 82 16.5 miles east towards Mayhill, NM. James Canyon Campground is located 2 miles before Mayhill. There will be a pull off on US 82 to access the campground. 

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 5 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None



Camping trailer: Yes
Picnic tables: Yes
Tent camping: Yes
Parking: Yes
Toilets: Yes

Recreation Areas

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