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part ofCarson National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Open through Sun Sep 27 2015   Season Dates


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.


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.


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:

State Highway 38
Red River  NM  87558

Phone Number:

Information:  (435)245-6521
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