With three developed recreation areas, this is a great place to enjoy a breathtaking view of a river gorge; hike miles of developed trails; camp under the stars; view wildlife; or visit prehistoric, historic, or active cultural sites.
The renowned trout fishing in the Río Grande and its tributaries draws anglers from across the country. Discover the Wild Rivers Recreation Area at the confluence of the Río Grande and Red River for some great fishing spots.
You don't Have to camp in a campground! National Forests mean room to roam. You can camp anywhere in Carson National Forest. Leashed dogs welcome. 1.5 million acres of mountainous areas with fishing, hiking, picnics, and camping.