Valle Vidal Unit

Carson National Forest, Near Taos, New Mexico

Valle Vidal Unit does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The Valle Vidal has two campgrounds and numerous parking areas for those heading into the backcountry. The Campgrounds in the Valle Vidal Unit are the McCrystal and Cimarron campgrounds. The McCrystal campground sits at 8,100 ft., it has 60 units for camping and can accommodate a trailer 32’ and under.

The Cimarron campground sits at 9,400 ft., it has 35 camping units and can also accommodate a trailer 32’ and under.

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Recreational Information on the Valle Vidal Unit