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Fort Stanton Cave Campground

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About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

Reservation Info

Free dispersed

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  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Equestrian


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires


2 Reviews of Fort Stanton Cave Campground

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Jeanie P.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 27, 2021

Fills up fast but plenty of dispersed camping all along the road.

We tried to stay at this site on a Tuesday in late May, all 3 spots were filled. So we continued down the road where there are lots of other dispersed options just right off Cave Canyon Road. No facilities just rock fire pits. Lots of access to trails (hiking, biking, and horse access only). …

Month of VisitJune
Quinn Z.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2020

Simple, off the beaten path, nothing fancy but works!

Stayed here back in May 2020. It's on BLM land so no fee, first-come first-serve. Very small little stretch just off the side of the road with a bathroom, tables, and small firepits.  Also some concrete slabs to put your tent on if you want, including some sites with covered slabs to keep the sun /…

Month of VisitJune


Fort Stanton Cave Campground is located in New Mexico


Directions From the intersection of NM 246 and US 380 in Capitan, NM, drive east on US 380 for 4.3 miles to NM 220, which will be on the right. From the west end of Lincoln, NM, drive west 7.75 miles to NM 220, which will be on the left. Drive south 0.9 for miles to the Rob Jaggers Campground, where maps and an information kiosk are available. Historic Fort Stanton is approximately 1.5 miles further south on NM 220. On the grounds of Fort Stanton, the State of New Mexico operates a museum with information about the Fort and the Fort Stanton - Snowy River Cave NCA.


33.505800000003646 N
105.4922909999998 W

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  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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