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16 Reviews of 10 Aspen Mountain, New Mexico Campgrounds

j
Reviewed Jul. 24, 2021

Dark Sky campground

This Campground is set up for dark sky & telescope enthusiasts.

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Month of VisitAugust
S
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2021

El Caso 2…Don’t mind if I do!

Love this site. We end up here a few times a year. This was a special occasion to celebrate life and enjoy family. It was spring break and we drove through a blizzard to find ourselves under clear skies at Quemado Lake. El Caso camp ground is a few miles into the canyon. The camp sites are spread…

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Month of VisitApril
M
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2021

Stars 5 Campsite 4

About 10 designated sites around a loop. The sites are set up as to where you pull/back your vehicle/camper into the site. There is a picnic table. The site itself is compacted gravel. There is an area at each site where you can set up tent(s) on dirt. Very little to no shade so suggest you bring a…

Month of VisitJuly
S
Reviewed May. 3, 2021

Quiet

6 mile dirt road that was in good condition passable with a car and trailer. 11 large private sites, 2 single unisex vault toilets, we stayed for 4 days and the toilets were not cleaned and no paper. No water available. Not very busy, 3 out of 11 sites occupied. Nice hiking available but no…

SiteSite #9
Month of VisitJune
Matthew K.
Reviewed Mar. 29, 2021

Beautiful site BUT be aware of bear

Had a great time last August. We started at this campsite as we found it online. When we arrive there was only one other person there but very limited camping. There are only a total of eight sites all of which are set up for horses. All the stalls pretty clean and didn’t smell and the outhouse was…

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Dennis P.
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2020

Beautiful boondocking.

No facilities (it's boondocking) but beautiful! We camped upstream of the lake in a shallow valley with a dirt road leading to the site/area. We could walk to the lake and across the dam to explore the creek behind it. I slipped in the creek and dislocated my little finger on our second day, so…

Finn L.
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2020

Would go again if I could.

Amazing spot, we were working our way out of the state through Gila and stopped here for a night. We took a small dirt road off the main gravel entrance and found a superb spot at the end. Drive was tight so a small vehicle is recommended, 2wd was fine. Stars were as stated, luminous.

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Karla D.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2020

Fresh & new

Great 1 nighter! The camp host was very friendly & helpful. This park is brand new, and clearly they know what they’re doing. Good wide turns, clear signage, and in 10 years all the baby trees will super. We even had pizza delivered to our spot. All basics covered, but no thrills. A…

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Brian M.
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2020

Great primitive campground

Fires are currently banned and the vault toilets are locked due to the pandemic but this is still a great spot to view a pristine night sky. The area surrounding is also littered with hot springs, hiking trails, and an abandoned mining town. We will definitely be returning. Cattle were free roaming…

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  • Looking west from our camp as Venus sets
  • Looking north
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Month of VisitMay
Shavit L.
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2019

THE place for star gazing!

Primitive campground with 1 bathroom. 5 designated drive up spots for camping as well as more possible dispersed sites out in the meadow. Several fire rings hint at possible tenting sites. The wilderness that surrounds the site and lack of lights truly make the night sky magical. Check campground…

C
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2019

Hilltop dispersed camping

This is a small campground on top of a hill, therefore great for stargazing! It is dispersed camping (yea, free!) and has two vault toilets. The bathrooms/toilets were well kept and not super stinky like in some places.  There's gravel parking great for RVs, and plenty room beyond that for tents.…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Jason T.
Reviewed May. 28, 2019

Amazing place for family get togther

This is great camping area with multiple unmarked sites available, first come basis. You do need a San Carlos Apache use permit which cost $20 per day per person over 12. Pack it all in and pack it all out. The river is close but no drinkable water on site with out filtration. Our family had 14…

  • Our little home in the wilderness.
  • Looking up river from our rocky beach.
  • Blue Heron across the river.
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Month of VisitJune
A
Reviewed May. 27, 2019

Nice

Great weather

Adam R.
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2018

Luna New Mexico Rodeo Camping

Every year my wife and I attend the Luna New Mexico Rodeo. This is one of our favorite places to visit, it always rains when we are there but this could not dampen our fun! the camping is dispersed and first come first serve. We suggest you pick a high spot! Although we camp during the rodeo…

Month of VisitAugust
Tammy J.
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2018

State campground with good access to San Juan River fly fishing

This is a campground that has access to the San Juan River below the Navajo Dam. There is direct access to bait Waters as the campground is on the river. The Quality Waters, which are catch and release and barbless fly fishing only, are a short drive away. This campground has shade, which is nice…

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Month of VisitAugust

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