Jacks Creek 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, picnicking, trailhead access.  Facilities:  39 units, 3 compost & vault toilets, trash bins, tables, grills and facilities accessible to people with disabilities. RVs and trailers allowed. No utility hookups or dump stations. Special Instructions:  RVs are welcome, but there are no hook-ups or showers.  Jack's Creek Trailhead access and parking are available at Jack's Creek Equestrian area.  Leaving valuables in vehicles is not recommended. Users are encouraged to recycle and pack out trash. Please visit the Leave No Trace website for more information about frontcountry and backcountry outdoor ethics at www.lnt.org.


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.
Reservations: No Reservations, First Come Basis
Area Amenities: Accessible,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $10 per vechicle per night/ $10 per vehicle per day for picnicking
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 allowed.  3 cars per site limit.  Quiet hours from 10pm to 7am.
Water: No potable water is available
Restroom: Vault & Compost Toilets (3)
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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No. of Sites40 single site(s)
Reservation InfoNot reservable
No. of Accessible sites32 of 40


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Picnic tables
Drinking water Yes
Camping trailer

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