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Top Dispersed Camping near Angel Fire, NM

32 Reviews

Want to go dispersed camping near Angel Fire? The Dyrt provides you with a diverse selection of places to camp, from dispersed backcountry camping to boondocking, and everything in-between. Find dispersed campsites you've visited before, or discover new spots from other campers.

Best Dispersed Camping Sites Near Angel Fire, NM (24)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from BLM Orilla Verde Recreation Area


    BLM Orilla Verde Recreation Area

    8 Reviews
    10 Photos
    276 Saves
    Carson, New Mexico

    The Orilla Verde Recreation Area is located within the Rio Grande Del Norte National Monument and along the Rio Grande Wild and Scenic River. Nestled along the banks of the Rio Grande and within the steep-walled Rio Grande Gorge, the campgrounds in this area offer nearby access to the river. The elevation along the river is 6,100 feet and the steep canyon rises 800 feet from the river to the Gorge rim.

    Because of the dramatic changes in elevation and the diversity of plant life, Orilla Verde draws many species of animals, including raptors (such as eagles and hawks), songbirds, waterfowl, beaver, cougar, ringtail, mule deer, and more. The Rio Grande also has attracted humans since prehistoric times. Evidence of ancient peoples is found throughout the Recreation Area in the form of petroglyphs on the rocks and many other types of archaeological sites.

    The climate at Orilla Verde is semi-arid, with summer thunderstorms common in July and August, and snow possible from October through March. Summer temperatures range from 45 to 90 degrees, and winter temperatures range from -15 to 45 degrees

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • Dispersed

    $5 - $15 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Arroyo Seco Dispersed NF Camping


    Arroyo Seco Dispersed NF Camping

    5 Reviews
    6 Photos
    412 Saves
    Valdez, New Mexico

    Many people enjoy the solitude and primitive experience of camping away from developed campgrounds and other campers. Dispersed camping is camping anywhere in the National Forest OUTSIDE of a designated campground. It means no services; such as trash removal, and little or no facilities; such as tables, fire pits and toilets are provided.

    There are extra responsibilities and skills that are necessary for dispersed camping. It is your responsibility to know these before you try this new experience. Camping rules and regulations apply to make your experience safe, and to keep the natural resources scenic and unspoiled for other campers.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Dispersed
    • Toilets
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Rio Fernando de Taos - Forest Rd 5
  4. Camper-submitted photo from Forest Road 5 - Dispersed campsite - TEMPORARILY CLOSED


    Forest Road 5 - Dispersed campsite - TEMPORARILY CLOSED

    2 Reviews
    1 Photo
    28 Saves
    Angel Fire, New Mexico

    Closed due to activities related to the Hermits Peak and Calf Canyon Fires For more information on closures, please visit:

    **This road runs into Taos Pueblo land, please respect this and do not trespass on their land. **

    The road is closed in the winter and is popular for cross country skiing and snowshoeing.

    Summer and fall the road is open to hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding, but is also open to vehicles. Expect to see motorized traffic. When it is closed for the winter it is a quiet place to cross-country ski or snowshoe.

    • Tents
    • Dispersed
    • Alcohol
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Forest Service 439


    Forest Service 439

    1 Review
    14 Photos
    3 Saves
    Vadito, New Mexico
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Dispersed
  6. Camper-submitted photo from Dispersed Camping Near Taos


    Dispersed Camping Near Taos

    3 Reviews
    4 Photos
    64 Saves
    Arroyo Hondo, New Mexico

    With two outstanding Wild and Scenic Rivers and three developed recreation areas, the BLM’s Taos Field Office is a great place to experience a whitewater rafting challenge; enjoy a breathtaking view of a river gorge; hike miles of developed trails; camp under the stars; view wildlife; or visit important prehistoric, historic, or active cultural sites. Come and explore over 594,000 acres of your public lands. The Field Office also administers over 4 million acres of Federal mineral estate.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Dispersed
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Rio Grande del Norte National Monument
  8. Camper-submitted photo from Mallette Creek North
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Carson NF - Forest Service Road 578 - Dispersed Camping
  10. Camper-submitted photo from South Boundary

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