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Rio De Las Vacas Campground Santa Fe National Forest New Mexico

Rio De Las Vacas Overview

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Rio Del Las Vacas is a popular campground with 15 spacious campsites set among a beautiful forest of tall Ponderosa Pines at an elevation of 8,250.  Campsites 1-11 are reservable and sites 12-15 are first-come, first-serve.  The streams also runs along side the campground adjacent to some sites.

Campground amenities include drinking water (water spigots), vault toilets and trash collection. Firewood is also available for purchase from the camp host. Cell service is not available in the area.

Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Sites also have a table, fire ring and grate. Most also have a paved parking are and tent pad.

Rio De Las Vacas – Area Recreation

Popular recreation in the are includes fishing, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, hunting and picnicking. Wildlife viewing is also nice in the area.

You may also like Fenton Lake campground. Riana – Abiquiu Lake Campground is also about 27 miles away.

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  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Cell Service - None
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Recycling Center
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
  • Trash Collection
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
PO Box 130
Cuba, New Mexico 87013
Lat / Long:

35.9966667, -106.8075

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Rio De Las Vacas Availability Alerts

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Best Campsites

1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:


Campsite Vehicle Size:

Up to 42 feet.


Mid May – Mid October



Rio De Las Vacas Photos

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