Dispersed
Group
Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About East Bear Trap Campground
Operator
National Recreation Area
Access
Drive In
Walk In
Hike In
Features
Alcohol Allowed
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Toilets
Trash Available
Contact
Location
East Bear Trap Campground is located in New Mexico
Latitude
33.8831 N
Longitude
-107.515 W
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2 Reviews of East Bear Trap Campground
Great little spot

We stopped here after the Hot Air Ballon Fiesta. Didn’t think we’d find anything but glad we were wring lovely colors here with fall!

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One of my favorite hidden back-country gems

One of my favorite hidden gems! There are no frills here…just 4 camp sites and a pit toilet in an isolated setting. No water. Pack in-pack out. The drive up to the camp ground is rough and narrow with some hair-pin turns (and spectacular views!), but it is passable (we have an old Honda CRV AWD and pull a small trailer)…just don't plan on getting there fast. I would not recommend trying the road with an RV. The camp sites are spacious, mostly flat, and provide a lovely view of the mountainside. At about 8500 ft MSL elevation, it is cool up there! August nights are very comfortable; by September, the nights are chilly. There are plenty of hiking trails and old forest-service roads to explore and even a near-by geocache (if you do that).