Free National Forest campground. Large, spacious, shady sites, with picnic tables, fire rings, and grills. Clean vault toilets. Very quiet and peaceful.
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Open grassland with ponderosas. Many RVs here in November. Picnic tables at sites. No ATT service.Report Check-In
Free campsites nicely spaced with steel fire rings and picnic benches. Pit privies, pavilions at 3 of the sites. Plenty of room for pulling a large rig through. No ATT service.Report Check-In
Arrived 6/24/22, expected it to be much busier. Two other campers most nights of our 14 day stay. A couple more campers arrived on July 3rd. Absolutely loved how the monsoons keep the area cool and ended the fire restrictions. Campsite would puddle but not flood. Good drainage. 1 or 2 bars Verizon.Report Check-In
looking for a place to stop for the night, we drove through here. big rig friendly, but seemed kinda run down and several beat up run down RVs there. pit toilets were dirty and smelled. read the info board and it talked about a petroglyphs trail, but didn't have a map how to find it. we moved on.Report Check-In
In the Gila! This is the second time we have stayed here, the other being in 2014. This is the first iOverlander posting of Apache Creek CG in 2022. It is still here, still free, and just as pretty as I remember it being. Sheltered sites under tall ponderosa pine trees, lovely breeze in the shade. True NM blue skies.
And there is an ‘interpretive trail’ with petroglyphs. Warning, Will Robinson! We saw a huge rattlesnake sunning itself on some rocks. Look where you are walking. Keep dogs on leashes.
All sites have a table and a metal fire ring with cooking grate. Some sunnier sites have table covered pavilions. One vault toilet, very clean and odorless. A tiny convenience store across the road with more than basic essentials (and water jugs ($1.30 gallon) for backup because you might want to stay more nights!) 14 day limit.
There is a small river with easy access for SUP or fishing if anything is in there. Surprising to see water at all.
NM is called The Land of Enchantment (or Entrapment for enticing people to stay here) for its beauty but it could be called Land of Campment for all the free camping in this ‘unpopulated” state - BLM, Forests, Public Lands, Wilderness areas. I used to live here and the natural beauty is awesome in the true sense of the word, inspiring awe.Report Check-In
Yep. Beautiful, free (as of now) and pretty quiet. We stayed during hunting season, so there were a few generators and the road nearby can be heard, but the spots are HUGE and the road isn't very busy.
We heard plenty of coyotes and an elk or two bugling.Report Check-In
Beautiful wooded free campground. Fire ring, picnic tables, and some are sheltered. Roomy sites.Report Check-In
So so beautiful, so quiet and what a wonderful and safe spot to stay at in the middle of the forest. We really loved it!Report Check-In
Nice free campground, with lots of big ponderosa pines. Very large, spacious sites, and only one other camper when I was there in June.
Sites have fire rings, grills, and picnic tables. There are vault toilets that were clean. A bit of easy dirt road to get in here.
It was very quiet and nice. I had no T-Mobile cell service.Report Check-In