Jemez Falls Group Picnic Site
Popular for weddings and extended family reunions, the group use site is in a stunning Ponderosa Pine and forest meadow environment, adjacent to the East Fork Jemez River and Jemez Falls Campground.
Come prepared for warm summer days and cooler evenings. Jemez Falls, largest waterfall in the Jemez Mountains, is in proximity. The Valles Caldera National Preserve and Bandelier National Monument are within a short driving distance.
Uses: Group picnics and hiking. Open area for volleyball.
Facilities: The site accommodates up to 100 people and has a group pavilion, picnic tables. Vault toilets.
Special Instructions: Advanced reservations required. Cutting live vegetation is prohibited. Charcoal only in cooking grills.
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Day use only, no overnight camping.|
|Reservations:||Group site use can only. Must be reserved in advance through Recreation.gov or by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777.|
|Rentals & Guides:||None|
|Fees:||$50.00/day for first 50 people; $1.00 for each person from 51 to 100 people.|
|Restrictions:||Dogs must be leashed at all times while in day use area.|
|Closest Towns:||Jemez Springs offers food, lodging and other services. Lodging and country store in La Cueva|
|Water:||No drinking water available|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||To get to the day use area turnoff NM Highway 4 at the Jemez Falls Campground Sign and follow the road past the campground. The group area is the right hand side of the road.|
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