Vista Linda Campground

Area Status: Open

Temporary water outage at this facility. Please bring enough water to meet your needs during your visit.

This popular campground is open year round. The campground is located in the scenic San Diego Canyon, with spectacular red rock canyon and mesa views. Come prepared for warm days and cool nights during the summer months and cold winter temperatures. The Jemez River, adjacent to the campground, offers excellent fishing opportunities (valid State fishing license required) and wildlife viewing. Fishing is best during the Winter months.

Uses: Overnight camping, hiking and fishing.

Facilities: The campground has 13 units with grills. Amenities include drinking water, paved access and vault toilets. No hook-ups or dump station available. Tents, RV's and trailers up to 40 feet and pull through capability.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: Temporarily closed due to snow melt flooding concerns.
Operational Hours: Check out time is 12:00 p.m. Quiet hours are from 9:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. (No generator use during quiet hours). 14-day stay maximum.
Reservations: This campground is first come first serve.
Fees: $10 per vehicle per night for single unit. Only two (2) vehicles are permitted at a camp site.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring and Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Restrictions: Dogs must be leashed at all times while within campground area.
Closest Towns: Jemez Springs, NM.
Water: Temporary water outage at this facility. Please bring enough water to meet your needs.
Restroom: Vault Toilets
Passes: Interagency Senior Pass holders (Lifetime and Annual) receive a 50% discount on single unit campsite fees.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information


From the Jemez Ranger Station go 5.6 miles south on State Highway 4.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 12 single site(s), 1 double site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable

River and Stream Fishing


Recreation Areas

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