Red Canyon Campground

Cibola National Forest

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FR-245
Torreon, NM 87061
505-847-2990
505-346-3900
Official Website

GPS: 34.6214, -106.4107

Last Price Paid: $7
Number of Sites: 38
Open Seasonally: Yes
Elevation: 7946 ft
Max Stay: 14
Max Length: 22 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
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Cell Phone Coverage

3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
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Desert Rat
Livingston, TX
25 Bigfoot 25B25FQ
2014 Toyota Tundra
6 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 23
“An Excellent Higher Elevation Campground”

Reviewed Apr 21, 2018

Overall Rating

We pulled a 25’ trailer here with no problem. The last two miles of the access road are packed gravel. The grade is mellow, but we benefited from 4-wheel Drive. There were several trailers of similar size in the RV loop, so we chose a site of suitable size in the tent loop. Our site, #23, had good solar exposure which was good for us... more

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1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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3 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 9

teetersons would stay here again

“Piney goodness”

Reviewed Apr 09, 2018

Overall Rating

We took our 21' Rialta out, and it fit in the spaces just fine. There are a couple of spaces that would work for a bit larger RVs even. There are some big road bumps to be aware of. In the RV circle there is a large bonfire area in the middle with seating. Toilets are closer to the entrance--some people with younger children drov... more

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A. Christensen
SD
Chevrolet Express 2500
44 reviews
Nightly rate: $7
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 12

A. Christensen would stay here again

“Old style Forest Service campground among the pines”

Reviewed May 26, 2016

Overall Rating

This review is for the campground that's a little lower in elevation, at these coordinates: 34.616976, -106.402420 The road is paved (but not much more than one lane wide) part of the way in. The unpaved part is well maintained except for a few craters here and there. There are some free dispersed camping spots along the way. The ca... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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


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

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