El Aguaje Campground

Rio Grande del Norte National Monument

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El Aguaje Questa, NM 87556 575-758-8851 575-586-1150 Official Website

GPS: 36.6663, -105.6729

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Overview of El Aguaje Campground

Pad Type gravel

Elevation 7,447 ft / 2,269 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of El Aguaje Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 3G
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/6/2019
4bars
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Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 8/24/2017
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Colorado Highlander
Monument, CO 21' Starcraft 2018 Comet Mini Extreme 17UDS Ford 2016 Expedition Limited 4x4
3 reviews
“Quiet, Solitude, and Spectacular Scenery”

Reviewed 6/6/2019

Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 25
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El Aguaje is the last of 5 small campgrounds (all first come-first serve) in the Rio Del Norte National Monument (managed by the BLM). It sits on the Red River side of the Taos Vulcanic Plateau with the Rio Grande a short hike to the west. It is very close to where the two river gorges (Red River, and Rio Grande) come together. This... more

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1bars
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Colorado Highlander would stay here again

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Zennie (Uphill Zen)
21' Toyota Sun-Land Express
10 reviews
“Gorgeous canyon views, superb hiking”

Reviewed 8/24/2017

Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 26
Overall Rating

I love this place! This is part of the Wild Rivers Recreation Area, which is now the Rio Grande del Norte National Monument. There are several campgrounds located on a mesa between the Rio Grande Gorge on one side, and the Red River Canyon on the other. El Aguaje is on the Red River side, and the canyon was directly behind my campsite.... more

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Zennie (Uphill Zen) would stay here again

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Tomp
Maple Plain, MN 28' Airstream CCD International Chevrolet 2500 HD Silverado Duramax 4WD
236 reviews
“Remote, quiet, stunning vistas, wild and therapeutic for a C/G”

Reviewed 1/11/2015

Days stayed: 5
Overall Rating

More generally known as Two Rivers which is a series of primitive C/G's high on the rim of two rivers 600' below the campsites. This is so quiet here you can hear yourself think and your heart beat. No amenities, but who needs them when you have this for a low price. Nearby is a visitor center staffed with rangers and expert naturalist... more

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Tomp would stay here again

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Zennie (Uphill Zen)
21' Toyota Sun-Land Express
10 reviews
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...

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Amenities

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

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