Hopewell Lake Campground

Carson National Forest

Hopewell Lake Campground sits next to its scenic namesake lake between Tres Piedras and Tierra Amarilla in northern New Mexico. Visitors enjoy horseback riding, hiking, fishing and canoeing.

The campground has 31 camping sites. There is also a group day-use shelter and group overnight campsite, both available by reservation. Horse corrals and water troughs are available at two campsites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. First-come, first-served sites are available.

Need to Know

Natural Features

Hopewell Lake is a small, man-made lake, set high in the Carson National Forest at an elevation of 9,500 feet. A forest of conifer and aspen trees covers the area and offers partial shade in the campground.

Recreation

The 14-acre lake is perfect for canoeing and is regularly stocked with rainbow and brook trout. The Contiental Divide National Scenic Trail goes through the campgound, and is popular with horseback riders and hikers.

Contact Information

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Tres Piedras Ranger District, PO Box 38 Tres Piedras NM 87577

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 435-245-6521

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Taos, New Mexico, take U.S. 64 about 40 miles west. The campground is on the south side of the road.

Available Campsites

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