Campgrounds

Camping within Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument or on private land surrounding the ruins is not allowed.

Manzano Mountain State Park is the closest public campground to the Monument. Contact them at: P.O. Box 224, Mountainair, NM, 87036. (505) 847-2820.

The US Forest Service operates 6 campgrounds and many hiking trails in the Manzano Mtns, and one campground in the Gallinas Mtns near Gran Quivira.

Contact: US Forest Service, Mountainair District, P.O. Box E, Mountainair, NM 87036. Phone: (505) 847-2990.

Nearby Campgrounds

(1) Fourth of July
8 Mi. W. of Tajique, NM 55 & FS 55
El. 7,400 ft.
Open April-October Frequently used

(2) Tajique
5 Mi. W. of Tajique, NM 55 and FS 55
El. 6,800 ft.
Open all year

(3) Capilla Peak
12 Mi. W. of Manzano, NM 55 and FS 245
El. 9,600 ft.
Open May-October Road poor for trailers

(4) John F. Kennedy
25 Mi. E. of Belen, NM 47 and CR 68
El. 6,600 ft.
Open all year No shade

(5) New Canyon
8 Mi. W. of Manzano, NM 55 and FS 245
El. 7,800 ft.
Open April-October Bad road during wet seasons

(6) Red Canyon
6 Mi. SW of Manzano, NM 55 and FS 253
El. 7,600 ft.
Open April-October

(7) Manzano Mountain State Park
3 Mi. S. of Manzano, NM 55 and FS 253
El. 7,200 ft.
Open All year Camping $7.00 w/o elect.,$11.00 w/elect.

(8) Red Cloud
18 Mi, SW of Corona, US 54 and FS 161 and FS 399
El. 7,600 ft.
Open all year Bad road during rain and snow seasons

(9) Trail Ends Motel and Trailer Park
East end of Mountainair, US 60
El. 6,495 ft.
Open all year
Camping $8.00/night (full hookup and bath house)

Last updated: March 31, 2012

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

Salinas Pueblo Missions National Monument
PO Box 517

Mountainair, NM 87036-0517

Phone:

(505) 847-2585

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