Forks Campground

Gila National Forest

3 Reviews
East Forest Camp Rd. Silver City, NM 88061 505-536-2250 505-388-8201 Official Website

GPS: 33.1837, -108.2061

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Overview of Forks Campground

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Number of Sites 7

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 5,577 ft / 1,699 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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The Wanderlings
VT Starcraft Honda
13 reviews
“Great Campground, high up a mountain road with no service and few supplies ”

Reviewed 11/17/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
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The mountain road up will definitely test your vehicle. We made it slowly up in our minivan pulling close to it's maximum capacity. The views are outrageous, gorgeous. The campground will likely accommodate almost any size rig, though I'm no expert and I'd be wary of the road up. Site were level with well kept gravel surfaces. Clif... more

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The Wanderlings would stay here again

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Liam n Maggie
15' T@B Outback 320 S
35 reviews
“Perfect campsite near Gila Cliff Dwellings”

Reviewed 3/28/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 614 E
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Been living full time in our camper for the past 20 weeks, and this is our favorite camping spot (so far)!! We had planned to visit Gila Cliff Dwellings and picked Gila Hot Springs Campground as our base, based on reviews and the notion of getting into a hot spring. We pulled in and were told “we’re all booked”. I asked about other ... more

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Liam n Maggie would stay here again

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Zennie (Uphill Zen)
21' Toyota Sun-Land Express
10 reviews
“Beautiful cliffs, and river access too!”

Reviewed 8/26/2017

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
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I loved this place! This free National Forest campground is located on a little bluff overlooking the Gila River. The forks of the river join together near here, hence the name of the place. On the opposite side of the river are beautiful cliffs, so it makes for a really pretty campsite view. The place was totally empty when I arri... more

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Zennie (Uphill Zen) would stay here again

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Zennie (Uphill Zen)
21' Toyota Sun-Land Express
10 reviews
Cliffs and Camping at the Gila Forks - Uphill Zen

I'm camping at the Gila Forks campground, a lovely spot right above the Gila River. The forks of the river come together near here, and there are fabulous cliffs just across the wa...

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
  • Dispersed Camping
Recreation
  • recreation trail
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
Pets
  • pets
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