Guadalupe Ranger District, Lincoln National Forest

Learn about camping and boondocking on lands managed by Guadalupe Ranger District of Lincoln National Forest

Dispersed Camping Near Carlsbad, NM

Completely surrounded by public lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), US Forest Service (USFS), and the National Park Service (NPS), there are numerous places around the City of Carlsbad, NM where campers can set up for a couple of weeks while visiting Carlsbad Caverns, Sitting Bull Falls, or just visiting friends and relatives.

Sitting Bull Falls Road, Queens, NM

Sitting Bull Falls Road, also known as Forest Road 276, and County Road 409, runs into Lincoln National Forest. Dispersed camping is allowed all along the first 2.8 miles of this road beginning at the forest's eastern border where the road changes designation from County Road 409 to Forest Road 276.