Big Pine Picnic Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Big Pine Picnic Site is situated next to the Gallinas River in a beautiful Ponderosa Pine mixed conifer forest.  Uses: Picnicking, Fishing. Facilities: vault toilet, trash bins, tables, and grills. Special Instructions: NO CAMPING. NO WATER. 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

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.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Parking
Fees No Fee
Usage: Light-Medium
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

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15 miles from Las Vegas on NM 63 and Forest Road 263

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