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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…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Reviews

3 Reviews of El Rito Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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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.

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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…

Month of VisitAugust
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…

Month of VisitJuly

Location

El Rito Campground is located in New Mexico

Directions

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

Coordinates

36.40035815 N
106.25366497 W

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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 fishing access.  

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