Description

Why wouldn’t you want to camp in one of the most scenic parts of the Trail of the Mountain Spirits By-Way? Cherry Creek Campground is surrounded by dense mixed conifer trees and is very flat, with only gentle slopes. In the autumn, nearby hillsides create a gorgeous mosaic of golden aspens, rusty oaks, and bright red sumac. It’s recommended that campers bring their own Continue reading...
Why wouldn’t you want to camp in one of the most scenic parts of the Trail of the Mountain Spirits By-Way? Cherry Creek Campground is surrounded by dense mixed conifer trees and is very flat, with only gentle slopes. In the autumn, nearby hillsides create a gorgeous mosaic of golden aspens, rusty oaks, and bright red sumac. It’s recommended that campers bring their own firewood. You’ll find stores in nearby Silver City.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
9 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Max size unknown
No hookups
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
OHV
Climbing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Cherry Creek Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
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Hipcamper Kate
Kate G.
didn't provide a recommendation.
September 4th, 2017

Free Campground on the way to Gila Cliff Dwellings. Nice sites and it wasn't too crowded when I was there.

Hipcamper Blakeley
Blakeley P.
didn't provide a recommendation.
March 15th, 2019

Beautiful free campground on the way to the Cliff Dwellings. There is NO potable water on site. There was a trench latrine that was well maintained, but you have to bring your own water source. Unless I missed the spigot or something.

Park
Gila National Forest
State
New Mexico
Phone Number
(575) 388-8201
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
32.914° N, 108.225° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 9 Sites
(Up to people per site)