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FAWN LAKES CAMPGROUND, NM

part ofCarson National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: FAWN LAKES CAMPGROUND
Status: Open through Sun Sep 28 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Fawn Lakes Campground is located in Carson National Forest, one of a few campgrounds located along the scenic canyons of Red River. Visitors enjoy fishing and exploring nearby hiking trails.

Natural Features:

The Red River runs adjacent to the campground. Two small fishing lakes are within a short walk from the campground. The surrounding mountains comprise a beautiful forest of ponderosa pine that blankets the campground and offers partial shade.

Recreation:

Located between Questa and Red River, many activities such as hiking and fishing are available to visitors either at the campground or a short drive away. There is fishing access for Red River and to the nearby small lakes. Columbine Trailhead is within 4 miles and starts at Columbine Campground.

Facilities:

The campground contains 19 family overnight sites, of which five are tent-only sites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host.

Nearby Attractions:

The City of Red River is about 3 miles away, with groceries, gas, showers, laundry facilities and a café. An RV dump station is within 1 mile of the campground.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Campsites
  • Accessible Drinking Water
  • Accessible Grills
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Firewood Vendor
  • First Aid Kit
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Host
  • Lake Access
  • Pets Allowed
  • RV sites
  • River Access
  • Shade
  • Tables
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilet
  • Water (Seasonal)
Within 10 Miles
  • Auto Repair Shop
  • Backpacking
  • Bank
  • Dump Station
  • Fuel Available
  • Grocery Store
  • Hiking
  • Hospital
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Motel
  • Showers
  • Trailheads
  • Visitor Center
Know Before You Go
  • Click here
  • to learn more about Carson National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.72333, -105.44833
36°43'24"N, 105°26'54"W

From Red River, drive approximately 3 miles west on NM-38.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

FAWN LAKES CAMPGROUND
State Highway 38
Red River  NM  87558

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)245-6521
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