Description

Wouldn’t you love to just listen to the sound of a rushing waterfall all day? The partially developed picnic and dispersed camping area at Bluff Springs has that track on repeat 24/7. Pitch your tent or park your camper among the grasses and wildflowers, then take a short trail up and over the waterfalls. If you feel like walking further, Willie White Spur trail follows an old Continue reading...
Wouldn’t you love to just listen to the sound of a rushing waterfall all day? The partially developed picnic and dispersed camping area at Bluff Springs has that track on repeat 24/7. Pitch your tent or park your camper among the grasses and wildflowers, then take a short trail up and over the waterfalls. If you feel like walking further, Willie White Spur trail follows an old railroad grade to the east. Forget what TLC said, go on chasing waterfalls! Start with Bluff Springs.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, cars, vans, tra...
No. of sites
1
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Toilet available
No picnic table
No RV hookup
Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
OHV
Snow sports
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
Wildlife watching
Boating
Paddling
Wind sports
Climbing
Surfing

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Hipcamper Jenny

Beautiful spot, beautiful forest! We were blown away, you would never guess this is all in the US, much less New Mexico. Lush forest and so many canyons and hiking trails. This spot is beat enjoyed by hiking up the stairs by the waterfall and picking an area to set up camp, it is easy to spot a few places tucked around where others have stayed before. It is well worth it to carry your gear, in the first spot we chose at the bottom our neighbors, though friendly, had a generator running all night, not cool! We couldn't hear it above. The area has access to trails as well, we saw many elk on our morning hike. There are bears too, we didn't see any but you will want to raise your food or keep it in the car. Gross bathroom is the only downfall

Hipcamper Johnross

Visited, didn't camp at Bluff Springs

In fact, we heard about it through a nice couple at Academy and decided to go while we were prepping gear in El Paso. To say the least, we thoroughly enjoyed it. The waterfall is bit smaller than anticipated, but the surrounding area is amazing and worth the drive.

Here's a quick Aerial/Drone footage of the area:
https://youtu.be/RCSuJgJjDCU?t=44s.

Hipcamper Amber

This place was beautiful! Even though we were right off the road, we loved it! Next time we'll take advice and carry our gear up over the waterfall for a spot with a few more trees. Nobody else camped here the night we were here, so it was extremely peaceful. The next day we drove further up the road and really loved those dispersed camping sites as well. Well worth seeking out if you desire something a bit more remote!

Park
Lincoln National Forest
State
New Mexico
Phone Number
575-434-7200
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
32.83° N, 105.739° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 1 Site
(Up to people per site)