Jacks Creek Group Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Beautifully located among aspens and mixed conifer, you will definitely get the mountain experience at Jack's Creek.  Uses:  camping.  Facilities:  2 group units, vault toilet, trash bins, tables and grills, fire rings, drinking water.  Facilities accessible to people with disabilities in Group Site B.  Horse corrals available in Equestrian Area.  Special Instructions:  Reservations must be made in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 or going online to Recreation.gov. Users are encouraged to recycle and pack out trash. Please visit Leave No Trace for more information about frontcountry and backcountry outdoor ethics.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed indefinitely to protect public health and align with state and local measures to contain the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit www.fs.usda.gov/goto/r3/safety for more information.
Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at Recreation.gov.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $50 per group per night
Permit Info: A backcountry permit is not required to enter the Pecos Wilderness.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: No horses or horse trailers allowed.  No ATVs allwed.  Quiet hours from 10pm to 7am
Water: No potable water is available
Restroom: Vault Toilet
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


21 miles north of Pecos on Highway 63 and Forest Road 555

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Picnic tables
Drinking water Yes
Toilets Vaulted
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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