Wilderness Campgrounds

Backpacker setting up a tent
Setting up camp.

Laurence Parent

Backpackers can choose from 10 designated campgrounds in the wilderness and obtain a permit at either the Pine Springs Visitor Center or Dog Canyon Ranger Station.

Campground Number of campsites Distance in Miles From Nearest Trailhead Major Climb(s)
Guadalupe Peak 5 3.1 (Pine Springs) 2,200 feet
Pine Top 8 4.2 (Pine Springs) 2,300 feet
Tejas 5 5.5 (Pine Springs) 2,300 feet
Bush Mountain 5 6.2 (Pine Springs) 2,000 and 500 feet
Blue Ridge 5 7.8 (Pine Springs) 2,300 and 900 feet
McKittrick Ridge 8 7.6 (Pine Springs) 2,650 feet
Shumard Canyon 5 9.2 (Pine Springs) -800 feet
Wilderness Ridge 5 4.0 (McKittrick) 2,000 feet
Marcus 5 3.7 (Dog Canyon) 1,000 and 250 feet
Mescalaro 8 4.7 (Dog Canyon) 2,000 feet

Last updated: January 12, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

400 Pine Canyon
Salt Flat, TX 79847

Phone:

915-828-3251

Contact Us