Rio Puerco Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Rio Puerco is a non fee, non reservable remote primitive campground.  Uses: camping, fishing,  and picnicking. Facilities:  picnic tables, No fire rings and 1 portable toilet during summer months only.   Special Instructions:Can accomodate up to 20' RV's.  No potable water or hookups.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Limited services may be available. Please be prepared and recreate responsibly. Park only in designated areas. Avoid crowded areas to maintain social distancing and comply with state public health orders limiting group size. Visit our Know Before You Go page for more information.
Operational Hours: Open Year round (Accessiblity limited during winter months due to snow depth)
Reservations: No Reservations
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer/Fall
Busiest Season: Summer/Fall
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles or mechanized equipment are prohibited in the San Pedro Parks Wilderness.
Closest Towns: Coyote, NM
Water: No
Restroom: Seasonal portable toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


Limited parking, only 5 sites available for camping


Take NM 96 to FR 103.  Travel FR103  for 13 miles to Campground.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites5 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sitesNone
Status: Open

RV Camping

Hookup - SewerNo
Hookups - ElectricNo
Dump StationsNo
Vehicle ClearenceVery tight turn around loop
Pavement Type for ParkingGravel
No. of Sites5
Size RestrictionsVery tight turn around loop
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sites0
Hookup - WaterNo


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