Big Arsenic Springs Campground

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

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Big Arsenic
Questa, NM 87556
575-758-8851
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GPS: 36.677, -105.6805

Last Price Paid: $7
Elevation: 7518 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

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Plstype
Chesapeake, VA
39 Winnebago Journey
2010 Jeep Sahara
16 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 6

Plstype would stay here again

“Jackpot!”

Reviewed Sep 26, 2018

Overall Rating

What a treasure of a site right on the ledge! We had a beautiful view of the Rio Grande River and great hiking opportunities. There are picnic shelters, stand up grills and a firepit with a grate too. The campsites vary in size and we saw several throughout the area that we could fit in. Best of all, the roads are paved or smooth gra... more

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3bars
Verizon 3G

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


16 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 6

Outdoor Girl would stay here again

Reviewed May 16, 2018

Overall Rating

Unbelievable views we had one of the best sites. I could see down into the gorge from my bedroom window, also the sunset. The trail from this campground climbs down into the Rio Grand Gorge and is signed with information. The spring itself at the bottom by the primitive hike in campground was huge and crystal clear. Don’t miss the petr... more

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Zennie (Uphill Zen)

21 Toyota Sun-Land Express
10 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 5
Site Number: 5

Zennie (Uphill Zen) would stay here again

“One of my favorite spots in New Mexico!”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2017

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Big Arsenic is one of the campgrounds at the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument (also known as Wild Rivers). This is where the canyons of the Rio Grande and the Red River come together, and the campgrounds are on a mesa top in between the two. Big Arsenic is on the Rio Grande side, and the Rio Grande Gorge was located right beh... more

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3bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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Rio Grande del Norte (Wild Rivers) - Awesome camping! - Uphill Zen

If you're looking for a place to go camping and/or hiking in northern New Mexico, go to Rio Grande del Norte, aka Wild Rivers. Just do it! You won't regret it. 🙂 If you check it...

Hookups:
  • dry camping
Recreation:
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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