About This Campground
The Skyline Campground is located just south of the famous Monjeau Lookout tower along Forest Road 117 at a little over 9,000' elevation. Access to it is via a well kept but steep gravel road but with inclement weather, this road can become rough and difficult to use. There are 17…
- Picnic Table
- Firewood Available
- Phone Service
- Max Length: 16 ft.
- Drive InPark next to your campsite
- Walk InPark in a lot, walk to your campsite
- Hike InHike a trail to your campsite
All in all a decent one night or two campground, very close to the road, and very slanted
It’s absolutely stunning to camp at the peak of a mountain. You have 360 views of the region, but beware, the wind can get quite torrential and there is not a ton of shade but there is some!
Honestly this site is now one of my favorites. Lots of camping spots and great hiking trails to go on! Gets a little windy since you’re at the top, but totally worth it!
Skyline Campground is located in New Mexico
Follow NM 48 north out of Ruidoso 4 miles and turn west (left) on NM 532 for 1 mile. Turn north (right) onto Forest Road 117 for 4 miles. It is gravel and the last 2 miles can be rough.