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Cowles Campground

2 Reviews

About This Campground

Cowles Campground sits at the base of the Winsor Canyon where it meets the Pecos Canyon and is in walking distance of Cowles Ponds, Winsor Creek, Pecos River, and Winsor Ridge Trailhead. Uses: tent camping, picnicking, fishing, & hiking. Facilities:  1 vault toilet, 9 camping units…


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets


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


2 Reviews of Cowles Campground

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CThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2020

Great family campground

$6 per night. Stay limit: 14 days

This spot really has a lot to offer. There are trees on one side, a creek on the other, and 2 sites with shelters directly next to the parking lot. The sites by the trees have at least partial shade almost all day, and the creek sites have no shade at any time.…

Warren K.
Reviewed Jul. 2, 2018

Alpine Wilderness Beauty in the Southwest

Cowles campground in the Pecos Wilderness area is a launching point for the Windsor Trail which travels alongside beautiful Windsor Creek to Stewart Lake and Pecos Falls. More Yosemite than Yosemite Sam, this area is shaded by massive pines, fir and aspen with plenty of grassy meadows, rock…

  • Windsor Creek has awesome scenery and cool temps, even in the summer.
  • The drive from Pecos up NMB 63 to the campground is a treat as well
  • The tall grassy areas are even lusher than some hikes I've taken in Yosemite


Cowles Campground is located in New Mexico


22 miles north of Pecos via NM 63 and Forest Roads 555 & 121


35.81300035 N
105.66400036 W

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