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Taos Canyon Campgrounds

Carson National Forest


The Taos Canyon Campgrounds consist of CapulinLa Sombra, & Las Petacas campgrounds. Often instead of referring to one of these campgrounds, locals and SCRS folks alike call these Taos Canyon Campgrounds. These three campgrounds are the closest campgrounds that Scenic Canyons operates near Taos, NM. All three of these sites are best designed for tent camping or very small trailers (not to exceed 16 feet).


These campgrounds lie along US Highway 64 east of Taos, NM. All of these sites are first come first served sites. Pack it in pack it out applies to all of these campgrounds. Each campground has a vault or pit toilet. Water is not available at any of these sites.


These campgrounds are open from the Friday before Memorial Day (opening at Noon) to Noon on Labor Day.‚Äč


Nearby there is fishing in the Rio Fernando creek, hiking, and hunting (when in season).