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Black Canyon - Lower Campground

Contact Info
Gila National Forest
HC 68 Box 50
Mimbres, NM

Phone :
575-536-2250
Basics
Elevation:
0 feet

Description

Located in a remote area of forest and wilderness 30 miles from the Wilderness Ranger District office. This campground is accessible from FR150, and driving approximately .5 miles from the road, across the stream. You will enter an area with a new restroom and a beautiful meadow next to the stream. Pack it in and pack it out. No garbage pickup. No designated campsites.

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Details

Season
Open year round
Elevation
0 feet
Additional Details

The Mimbres Store is the closest store to the campground.It is also the last place to get gas before going to Black Canyon. It is open from 8AM to 5PM.

There is room for campers or trailers. However, with the steep stream crossing, it is not recommended.

Trailhead for Trail 94, out & back day hike. 8.6 mile trail into the Gila Wilderness.

Because it is a meadowlike setting, you will see birds, possibly deer, bear & elk.

Map + Directions

Basic Directions

30 miles from Wilderness Ranger District office. Take Hwy 35 to MM15 to FR150.Turn right & travel 26 miles over a improved dirt & rock road to Black Canyon Campground. Turn left & travel .5 miles, over a steep stream crossing to the Lower Campground.


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