Description

Just 13 miles north of Taos is Cuchilla Campground. What it lacks in number of sites it definitely makes up for with fishing access to the Rio Hondo and hiking in the Columbine Hondo Wilderness Study Area. While you’re here, why not take this tour of labyrinths in the area?
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
3 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Off-roading (OHV)
Climbing
Snow sports
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Cuchilla Campground.

Cave
Desert
Forest
Lake
River, stream, or...
Waterfall
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Hipcamper Ashlee
Ashlee N.
didn't provide a recommendation.
August 30th, 2016

Great little campsite on a creek. Easily accessible, on the road from Taos up to the Ski area. The best sites (in my opinion) require carefully crossing the creek. This drowns out any road noise and all you can hear is the gentle sound of the water running by. No cell service (a plus!), but close to town, if you need WIFI/service/supplies. Great little trail along the creek going upstream worth checking out - perfect for morning meditation!

Hipcamper Jamie
Jamie C.
recommends this listing.
May 30th, 2017

The sites by the creek fill up fast but it is well worth it. Also, going across the road and up the mountain is easier places to get firewood.

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Hipcamper Kristina K.
recommends this listing.
August 7th, 2018
Park
Carson National Forest
State
New Mexico
Country
United States
Phone Number
(575) 758-6200
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
36.569° N, 105.52° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 3 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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