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Rio Costilla Park

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About This Campground

Rio Costilla ~ Pristine Wilderness is located in Northern Taos County, New Mexico. Lush forests offer Spring & Summer Recreation through Labor Day Weekend and are a Hunter’s Paradise throughout the year.

Camping, Fishing, Hiking, Bike Riding, Rock Hounding, and just plain Relaxing are among…

Fee Info

Day Entrance Only: $15.00 per vehicle per day. Day entry up to 8:00 PM Only. Dry camping for tents & RVs. Overnight Entrance for Camping: $30.00 per vehicle per day. Fee covers up to 24 Hours Fishing: An Additional $10.00 per person per day

Reservation Info

Trash dumpster – located across from big Canopy in Rio Costilla Septic Waste dump site – located at the old El Gato Lodge No Potable water in Rio Costilla, however, RVs/Trailers can be filled with potable water at the Rio Costilla main office, located in Costilla, NM.

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly


7 Reviews of Rio Costilla Park

Ratings Breakdown

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TThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2022

Dispersed............ but not. Worth the trip!

My wife and I spent 3 days and 2 nights at Rio Costillo and really enjoyed our time.  We are typically dispersed campers, so paying to camp is a bit of a departure.  The fee to camp has increased to $30 per night, but we decided to give it try.  It was probably more about what we didn't experience…

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Reviewed Aug. 29, 2020

Great spot

Camped here the last 2 nights and it was fantastic. For $25/night it’s a good deal. There’s not clearly marked camping areas, which is both kinda cool and a little disorienting. Some of the camping areas have small, perfectly sized covered picnic table areas which are absolutely wonderful. The…

Christa A.
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2020

So spacious!

This is the first campground I’ve found in New Mexico where I felt like I was camping in Colorado, it was so green and beautiful! The camp sites were nicely spaced, so we felt like we were primitive camping, but it was nice to have a picnic table, especially because we have a small child. Family…


Rio Costilla Park is located in New Mexico


#72 State Road 196
Costilla, NM 87524


36.9848035 N
105.52878 W

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