Tierra Amarilla, NM

Nutrias Rio Vista

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Your unforgettable adventure. Campsite at 8000 ft. and minutes away from the Nutrias River canyon and surrounded by views reaching to the Southern Rockies Mountains of Colorado

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This is a Tentrr Partner Site
This site has been selected by our team and set up with the standard Tentrr kit.
This site is located within a state park and includes the standard Tentrr kit. Please see Site Guidelines below for more details.
Partner sites are privately owned sites that may have modern amenities located on the property.
Backcountry sites let you enjoy traditional camping on private land. You need to bring your own tent and supplies.
Site Highlights
  • Parking Nearby
  • 4 campers
  • Check in: 12:00
  • Check out: 11:30
  • Pet friendly

Fully outfitted high desert campsite offering breathtaking views of the Nutrias River canyon which was formed from the Rio Chama and El Vado Lake. The surrounding landscape offers the Brazos cliffs, and the Rocky Mountains of southern Colorado as your view daily. This unique location provides opportunities for activities such as: hiking, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, boating, a wildlife management preserve and the Cumbres Toltec scenic Railroad all within 20 minutes from your base camp. This campsite location also offers the premier attractions of the Taos Pueblo, Ghost Ranch of Abiquiu and the Georgia O O'Keeffe museum, all within an hour. Pack your cowboy hat and boots. Your nonstop adventures in the historic old west are waiting for you. Your base camp is well equipped and supported by Owners Leroy and Elizabeth Greer. We will serve you and your camping experience with over 10 years in guiding and outfitting hunting, fishing, guided photo and tour excursions throughout New Mexico and southern Colorado. New Mexico is known for its cultural diversity, deep roots in history, and international art scene. It boast excellent cuisine. Provides vast open space. Don't forget also award winning fly fishing of the San Juan River and Elk hunting. This is your opportunity to watch aspens quaking in the fall while hearing in the distance elk bugling and a steam engine ascending the Cumbres pass into Colorado.

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Site Guidelines

Do: visit in different seasons for the Chama days rodeo in August, fall colors by train, and the spring poppies blooming as these experiences will keep you coming back. Don't: forget we have rattle snakes, so wear your boots and look down. We have mule deer, elk, coyotes, and other animals pass through to say hi also. Do: review the provided book on sightseeing attractions and a calendar of whats happening. It also provides the rules of the property in not trespassing on surrounding properties, how to enter and exit the main gate, keeping food stored, and your checking in and out instructions.

Leroy & Elizabeth
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Site Rules
Respect the land and tent as you would your own.
  • What you carry in, you must carry out!
  • Check campsite for trash or belongings.
  • Carefully pack up the pop-up tent (if you used it).
  • Clean out Tentrr CampBox (take your BBQ sauce!).
  • Place (empty) Tentrr Loo inside canvas tent.
  • Zip up all tent windows and doors (clasps, too).
  • Take garbage bag(s) to designated trash point (check with your Campkeeper).
  • Clean up after your dog.
  • Clean grill with brush after use.
Respect & Safety
  • Don't carve your name into anything.
  • Don't cut down trees.
  • Look out for poison ivy, poison oak and sumac.
  • Check yourself for ticks every 6 hours.
The minimum cleaning fee is $50 and will be charged for leaving a campsite a mess.

Plans change, Mother Nature may not cooperate. We get it.
Choose from different cancellation options at checkout, based on what works best for you and your trip planning.