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Scorpion - Upper Campground

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

Phone :
Number of Sites:
5 tent sites
6000 feet


Upper Scorpion Campground are the nearest campgrounds to the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The Gila River runs nearby the campgrounds and is home to an abundant of wildlife. This is a good campground for tent and car camping. Vehicles are parked in a parking lot and camping equipment is carried to the campsite. No reservations are taken. Everything is on a first come, first serve basis. Water is available. Restrooms are temporarily not available due to repairs.



Open year round
Located on NM Hwy 15-Half a mile from Cliff Dwellings
6000 feet
Basic Info
Total Sites:
5 tent sites
Additional Details

Doc Campbells general store is about 3 miles south. Phones are available here or at the Cliff Dwellings visitor center. They also have gas, sell hunting & fishing licenses & sell grocery items. Hot springs showers are available for $2.00 per person.

Camping gear should be carried to campsite.

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