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Columbine Campground (Nm)

7 Reviews

About This Campground

Columbine Campground is located between Questa and Red River, New Mexico. The Red River flows past the campground and a trailhead leads into the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness area. Columbine Campground sits at 7,900 feet in elevation.

Recreation

The Columbine Twining hiking trail can be found at the…

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Water Hookups
  • Max Length: 70 ft.

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Reviews

7 Reviews of Columbine Campground (Nm)

Ratings Breakdown

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Robin T.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2020

Great campground in beautiful forest setting

This was our 3rd visit and this time we stayed at site #14.  Beautiful forest, nice campground... however, this Red River area has been taken over by groups from Texas and Oklahoma primarily.  Large groups with multiple campers book up the sites and then put up canopies and tables for large…

  • site #14
  • site #14
Site#14
Month of VisitSeptember
L
Reviewed Jul. 10, 2020

Do Not Book Site 11

This will be a lengthy review but I need people to know not to book, especially site 11. 

I’ll start by saying I don’t normally stay at developed camp sites so maybe all my issues are typical and I’m just ignorant. That being said, camp site 11 is an unfortunate little piece of land. It is…

Site011 A
Month of VisitAugust
Patrick M.
Reviewed Sep. 27, 2019

Top 10 Campground

All sites sit on a beautifully shaded Creek (Columbine Creek) that feeds the Red River. The vault bathrooms were extremely clean and even pleasant smelling. Pads are well maintained and each site I saw had multiple tent options. Even if your pad does not have shade, each site has ample shade to the…

Location

Columbine Campground (Nm) is located in New Mexico

Directions

Five miles east of Questa, New Mexico via NM highway 38.

Coordinates

36.68000043 N
105.51420036 W

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About This Campground

Columbine Campground is located between Questa and Red River, New Mexico. The Red River flows past the campground and a trailhead leads into the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness area. Columbine Campground sits at 7,900 feet in elevation.

Recreation

The Columbine Twining hiking trail can be found at the south end of the campground and gives access to 14 miles of hiking trails, and leads into the Columbin-Hondo Wilderness area. The Red River runs near the campground and can be accessed near the first loop.

Facilities

This campground offers 26 single sites, potable water, and vault toilets. Each site is has a fire ring, picnic table, and tent pad. Please note that no water can be filled directly into a trailer, rv, or motorhome anywhere in this campground - the potable water is only for filling containers you bring back to your site.

Natural Features

The campground is composed of two loops. One small loop at the campground entrance, has all open sites and views of the towering mountains. The other is a long loop up the canyon along the fast-flowing Columbine Creek. The campsites in this loop are tucked in among pine, spruce and some aspen providing ample shade and good privacy between campsites.

Nearby Attractions

Be sure to explore Red River, Questa, and the Enchanted Circle while in the area.

ADA Access: N

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