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The Box Recreation Area

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

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

Reviews

3 Reviews of The Box Recreation Area

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Jeff K.
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2020

Rough Tent Camping...Great Rock Climbing

Drove down the night before in order to go climbing the next day.  Found a decent spot in a dry wash to put up the tent for the night.  It worked and allowed quick access to the crag in the morning.  Does start to get busy with climbers fairly early (8am or so).  Would be perfect for somebody with…

Month of VisitDecember
Nathan M.
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2020

Pretty cool area

Cool place. The spots with fire pits have been blocked off by private property signs. Camping definitely at your own risk, perfect for just a day trip.

C
Reviewed Mar. 2, 2019

Climbing area where you can camp if you are chill

10-15 down 60 west of Socorro you'll find "the box" climbing area. This is on BLM land, and there is no trash pick-up or other managed facilities here, so camping is at your own discretion and you MUST leave the area as you found it (or better). There is a vault toilet at the main parking lot as…

  • Spook Canyon, just around the corner from the main Box area
  • The rock can be chossy here, have fun ;)
Month of VisitMarch

Location

The Box Recreation Area is located in New Mexico

Coordinates

34.00553585 N
106.99052427 W

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