Fawn Lakes Campground
Fawn Lakes Campground lies along the banks of the Red River near the bustling resort town of Red River, N.M. Red River hosts several events throughout the summer, from the Memorial Day weekend motorcycle rally to October's celebration of the fall colors. Fawn Lakes has 18 units, 10 of which are RV friendly.
Fawn Lakes is named for two man-made ponds that are well-stocked with trout through the summer months.
$18 per night
$5 per extra vehicle
$8 for day use
Reservations: Eight RV-accessible units and three tent-only units can be reserved at Fawn Lakes' page at www.recreation.gov.
Directions: From Taos, N.M., drive 25 miles north on NM State Road 522 to Questa, then drive 9 miles east on New Mexico State Road 38 to the campground. It is 3.2 miles west of Red River. See map below.
Amenities: Vault toilets, pressurized drinking water, garbage service. Two toilets are accessible for people with disabilities.
Open dates: Mid May to end of September.
Nearby: Fishing, hunting and hiking are available nearby.
For more information, visit the Forest Service website.