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Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico

   

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AMENITIES:
Fishing
Cabins
Restrooms
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

Activities: fishing, hiking and horseback riding

The workforce of this wonderful campground and the ably kept up facilities beat anything. Cruces Basin Trailhead is situated in an area with scores of exciting stuff to do, and it's always fun to be here.
Cruces Basin Trailhead is one of the locations to camp here in the San Juan and Jemez Mountains. Some of the things you can do here at Cruces Basin Trailhead are whitewater paddling, fishing, swimming, and hiking, so you won’t run out of things to do.
Everybody must go camping for a couple of days
 
    every now and then, and Cruces Basin Trailhead in New Mexico is exactly the site. The great choice of local attractions, and such an incredible array of things to do are great reasons to come. Outdoors people generally adore this
 part of New Mexico.

San Antonio River has a perfect 20-mile-in-distance grade II-III whitewater run nearby, the Lagunitas to Los Pinos segment. This segment of San Antonio River is recommended for kayak paddlers of medium know-how. For your security you should always check current conditions ahead of going kayak paddling. Lakes are such serene locations, why not stop at Rinker Lake in close proximity to Cruces Basin Trailhead. There is a perfect hiking trail close to Cruces Basin Trailhead called the La Manga Stock Driveway, and Osha Canyon is also a pleasant place to explore. If you come to this campground, you will have a fine time for sure. Going for a hike on the Notch Trail
 
is always a great adventure; if you're popping by from Antonito, you won't be the only one. The Posos Trail is a delightful hiking trail in the vicinity of Cruces Basin Trailhead, and places like Carson National Forest are good to explore.  

Narrow Gauge RR Inn, Antonito

21 miles away
  
Best Western Movie Manor, Monte Vista

38 miles away
  
Monte Villa Inn, Monte Vista

38 miles away
  
Econo Lodge Monte Vista, Monte Vista

38 miles away


Other campgrounds near Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico:

   Upper Lagunitas Campground, Rio Arriba County, 4 miles away
      
   Lagunitas, Antonito, 4 miles away
      
   Lower Lagunitas Campground, Rio Arriba County, 4 miles away
      
   Rio De Los Pinos Campground, Rio Arriba County, 7 miles away
      
   Los Pinos, Antonito, 7 miles away
      
   Mogote Campground, Conejos County, 9 miles away
      
   Rio Grande - Mogote, Antonito, 9 miles away
      
   Mogote-Juniper Group, Antonito, 9 miles away
      
   Aspen Glade, Antonito, 9 miles away
      
   Rio Grande - Aspen Glade, Antonito, 9 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico:

   San Antonio River, Rio Arriba County, 2 miles away
      Class II-III - 20 miles long (Lagunitas to Los Pinos)

   Rio de los Pinos, Rio Arriba County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 12 miles long (Atencio Canyon to Los Pinos)

   Rio de los Pinos, -blank- County, 7 miles away
      Class V+ - 8.8 miles long (Osier Colorado to Campground Close to San Miguel New Mexico)

   Rio Brazos, Rio Arriba Co. County, 8 miles away
      Class V+ - 14.5 miles long (above Corkins Lodge)

   Rio de los Brazos, Rio Arriba County, 17 miles away
      Class I-III - 9 miles long (Corkins Lodge to confluence with Rio Chama)


Public Lands near Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico:

   Great Sand Dunes National Monument, Mosca - CO, 57 miles away
      
   Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos - NM, 57 miles away
      
   Santa Fe National Historic Trail, Santa Fe - NM, 64 miles away
      
   Carson National Forest, New Mexico, 18 miles away

   Heron Lake State Park, New Mexico, 30 miles away

   El Vado Lake State Park, New Mexico, 34 miles away


Trails near Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico:

   Spruce Hole Trail, Conejos County, 12 miles away

   Posos Trail, Conejos County, 15 miles away

   La Manga Stock Driveway, Conejos County, 15 miles away

   Red Lake Trail, Conejos County, 15 miles away

   Notch Trail, Conejos County, 17 miles away

   Conejos Stock Driveway, Conejos County, 18 miles away


Lakes Near Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico:

   Hopewell Lake, Rio Arriba County, 11 miles away

   Rinker Lake, Rio Arriba County, 14 miles away


Current weather conditions at Cruces Basin Trailhead, San Juan and Jemez Mountains, New Mexico
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Local climate location: CHAMA 20 miles away


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