Valle Tio Vinces Campground, Quemado, NM

Quemado Ranger District

Gila National Forest

Free Camping Near Quemado, NM

This is a small, free, developed campground offered by Gila National Forest. There are four designated campsites, but dispersed camping is allowed here. It's primarily used by local mountain bikers and horseback riders, but is also a stopping point for hikers along the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.


Quemado Ranger District

Gila National Forest

District Office

Tel: (575) 773-4678


GPS: 34.0333, -108.3503

Reservations: First come, first served

Camping Fee: None

Permit: None

Max Stay: 14 days in a 45-day period

Amenities: Picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilet, horse corrals

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Camping at Valle Tio Vinces Campground

Valle Tio Vinces Campground is a partially developed campground on the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Although there is no water available it is still a nice resting spot for hikers and bike riders. There are also horse corrals for equestrians looking for a place to camp.

The closest towns with fuel and supplies are either…

  • Datil, NM (43.3 miles, 57 minutes)
  • Reserve, NM (37.7 miles, 59 minutes)
  • Quemado, NM (30.9 miles, 56 minutes)

The route to and from Quemado (heading north) covers more dirt road, whereas the route to Datil and Reserve (heading south) covers less dirt road. The good news is that road conditions both directions cover well-graded dirt, without much rocky, bumpy conditions.

There are no trash cans at this campground.

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