El Porvenir Campground

Area Status: Closed

Beautifully situated in a mixed conifer forest next to Beaver Creek near the base of Hermit's Peak.

Some suggested uses: tent and RV camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking.

Facilities: 13 camping units with picnic tables, fire rings/grills, 2 vault toilets, and bear proof trash bins.

No utility hookups, dump stations or showers.

Special Instructions: Users are encouraged to recycle and pack out trash. Please visit the Leave No Trace website for more information about frontcounty and backcountry outdoor ethics.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Review the closure order and map: Temporary closure of area, roads and trails for Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon post-fire impacts
Operational Hours: Closed for season
Reservations: First come first serve
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets
Fees: $8.00 per vehicle
Open Season: May - Dec. 31
Usage: Medium
Best Season: June
Busiest Season: Memorial Day Weekend, 4th of July Weekend, Labor Day Weekend
Restrictions: No horses or horse trailers permitted, No ATV's permitted, 3 cars per site limit, Quiet hours from 10pm to 7am.
Closest Towns: Las Vegas, NM
Water: No potable water is available
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Passes: Santa Fe National Forest honors America the Beautiful Interagency Passes. Senior Pass (Lifetime and Annual) and Access Pass holders receive a 50% discount on single unit campsites.
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Please keep your dogs on a leash for their own safety, to be courteous to other users, to respect & protect wildlife, and to protect vegetation. In a Developed Recreation Area it is prohibited to bring in or possess an animal, other than a service animal, unless it is crated, caged, or upon a leach not longer than six feet, or otherwise under physical restrictive control. (36 CFR 261.16 (j))

General Information

Directions: 15 miles from Las Vegas on Highway 65 and Forest Road 261.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 13 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites None

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


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