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El Rito Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

  Located near the town of El Rito, this area is often crowded in summer due to its popularity.  The campground is situated along the bank of the El Rito Creek.  11 campsites at 7600 feet with excellent hiking and…


For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite


    3 Reviews of El Rito Campground

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    SThe Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Sep. 24, 2020

    Closed, but with options

    Campsites are closed due to mistreatment-- signs indicate too much partying, ATVs, and trash. Campsites are closed for wilderness restoration but parking/camping off the main road is possible. No services.

    Reviewed Jul. 3, 2018

    Creekside, remote

    Some sites sit right on the creek. Sites are spread out along a dirt road, so many sites are secluded from neighbors. Both times we have visited we have cleaned up sites after previous visitors left trash everywhere. Seems to be a common problem, which is too bad because it is a pretty place and…

    Jessica O.
    Reviewed Jun. 14, 2018

    Creek side camping, plenty of space

    We camped at one of the large, grassy sites right off of the road. All sites had a beautiful rocky creek running nearby, picnic tables and lots of flat ground perfect for Campers or rvs. The only downside was the fine sand/dust that was constantly kicked up from cars passing by. I’m sure that will…


    El Rito Campground is located in New Mexico


    5 miles northwest of El Rito via NM 110 & FR 559


    36.40035815 N
    106.25366497 W

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