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Rio Chama Campground

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About This Campground

National Forest

Located on the Rio Chama Wild & Scenic River. The Rio Chama campground has no fee. No reservations are required. Uses: camping, hiking, fishing and river take. Facilities: 9 individual camp sites with picnic tables and fire rings, two double sites. Two vault toilets and trash disposal bins are…

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Access

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

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump

Reviews

12 Reviews of Rio Chama Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 10
Tré O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Great Spot with Bathrooms

This was a great spot right along the river with bathrooms only about 20 mins/8 miles from the Hwy. This spot has a lot of potential to make it however you want, had we of had more time we would’ve gone further up the river because I think there were better spots along the river about a mile up but…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Tré O.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 12, 2021

Great Spot with Bathrooms

This was a great spot right along the river with bathrooms only about 20 mins/8 miles from the Hwy. This spot has a lot of potential to make it however you want, had we of had more time we would’ve gone further up the river because I think there were better spots along the river about a mile up but…

Month of VisitSeptember
NThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 17, 2021

So Beautiful

This is probably the most lush place at fall it has everything the mountains the trees the creek and more you can go so far in or not it doesn’t matter they are all good there are several campgrounds in it other than it alone one is for like rvs and another is like a beach it is cool you can swim…

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Location

Rio Chama Campground is located in New Mexico

Directions

From Abiquiu, NM, take US Rt. 84 north 15.5 miles to Rio Chama sign (Forest Rt. 151). Turn left onto Rt. 151 (dirt) and go 11.6 miles to sign ("no camping or picnicking beyond this point"). Turn left into campground.

Coordinates

36.35573924 N
106.67312036 W

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About This Campground

Located on the Rio Chama Wild & Scenic River. The Rio Chama campground has no fee. No reservations are required. Uses: camping, hiking, fishing and river take. Facilities: 9 individual camp sites with picnic tables and fire rings, two double sites. Two vault toilets and trash disposal bins are provided. Special Instructions: RV's up to 20' can be accomodated in some sites. No potable water, or hookups. Forest Road 151 is not recommended for travel when wet.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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