Schoolhouse Picnic Area, NM

US Forest Service

Schoolhouse Picnic Area

Located just below Bonito Lake between Forest Road 107 and the Bonito River. This day-use picnic area rests under the tall Ponderosa Pines and offers a lovely spot for a lunch. Rest rooms available



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Follow NM 48, 9 miles north from Ruidoso; turn west (left) and follow NM 37 for 1-1/2 miles, turn southwest (left) on Forest Road 107 (County Road C-009), continue for 5 miles. The Picnic area is just before Bonito Lake.

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