Tent Sites
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Water Unknown
About Trampas Trailhead Campground
National Forest
Drive In
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
Picnic Table
No Trash
Trampas Trailhead Campground is located in Carson National Forest in New Mexico
36.0442 N
-105.6733 W
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2 Reviews of Trampas Trailhead Campground
Beautiful sites...

Wonderful trails and mountain views, I have been there 2 times in the last 10 years…

First to Review
Great access to Trampas Lakes trailhead

The Trampas Trailhead campground gets 4 stars not because it's a great campground (it's good, don't get me wrong) but because it provides great access to an amazing trail.

I used the Trampas Trailhead campground as a staging area for an overnight to the Trampas Lakes. It's a "short" 2 hours from Albuquerque to the trailhead, so I was able to get up there on a Friday night after work for a Saturday/Sunday overnight at the lakes. The campground isn't exactly "dispersed", but there are no official (as far as I could tell) campsite. Folks have set up rock rings in a number of places and there are a few picnic tables. I could see 4 or 5 campsites, depending on if you group one site that was maybe 100 yards down FR 207.

Access is either from FR 207, a well-maintained dirt road, or FR 639 which requires high clearance, good shocks, and would be difficult after rains because of some muddy areas.