Description

You’re going to love what you see at Mills Canyon Campground. It’s remote, the scenery is top notch, and its right by the Canadian River. Plus, the remnants of brick buildings add a nice touch. It is recommended that you bring high-clearance vehicles (not cars or vehicles pulling trailers) as the road leading to camp is very narrow, steep, and winding. The nearby village of Roy Continue reading...
You’re going to love what you see at Mills Canyon Campground. It’s remote, the scenery is top notch, and its right by the Canadian River. Plus, the remnants of brick buildings add a nice touch. It is recommended that you bring high-clearance vehicles (not cars or vehicles pulling trailers) as the road leading to camp is very narrow, steep, and winding. The nearby village of Roy was used as a filming location for the Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker flick, Did You Hear About The Morgans?
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans
No. of sites
12
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Mills Canyon Campground.

Forest
Lake
River, stream or ...
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Hipcamper Amber
Amber H.
didn't provide a recommendation.
April 25th, 2017

This place was HOT! Granted, we decided to camp here in the middle of July-probably not the best choice. There were a lot of flies too. But I think it would be gorgeous in the off-season. The old ranch house and canyon made for some lovely photographs, and it wasn't bad once the sun went down. It was so hot we took a dip in the very muddy river-at that point we didn't care! We had the place to ourselves-not sure if it was because it was mid-week or due to the weather. At any rate, it was a nice place. Quite different from any other place I've been in New Mexico. It was very quiet and the stars were incredible!

Driving into the grasslandCampCamp siteThe canyon from above.
Hipcamper Terry
Terry G.
recommends this listing.
January 9th, 2018

There are two campgrounds, one upper and one lower. The lower requires four wheel drive but is well worth the trip. The Canadian river runs thru the lower and it is less populated.

Hipcamper Chase
Chase R.
recommends this listing.
May 29th, 2018

I was a little concerned about the access road into the canyon. I found it to be easy to navigate when dry in a loaded pickup truck. A few of the sites have some good shade trees but most sites are most exposed during the day. Campsites were well equipped and the toilets were clean.

The scenery on the drive down is incredible.The canyon cools down quickly once the sun falls below the canyon walls.
Hipcamper Amber H.
recommends this listing.
April 25th, 2017
Park
Kiowa National Grassland
State
New Mexico
Phone Number
575.374.9652
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
36.048° N, 104.377° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 12 Sites
(Up to people per site)