COAL MINE, NM

Coal Mine Campground is situated in the upper portion of the Cibola National Forest in west-central New Mexico. Visitors enjoy hiking the Coal Mine Canyon Nature Trail, as well as picnicking and scenic driving.The campground is located northeast of the town of Grants at an elevation...
Status: Open through Sun Sep 14 2014   Season Dates

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  • Drinking water is not available
  • Click here for more information on the Cibola National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing pests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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COAL RV NONELECTRIC 10 20 Back-In
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COAL RV NONELECTRIC 10 35 Back-In
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COAL RV NONELECTRIC 10 35 Pull-Through
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COAL RV NONELECTRIC 10 25 Pull-Through
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COAL RV NONELECTRIC 10 45 Pull-Through
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Overview

Overview

Coal Mine Campground is situated in the upper portion of the Cibola National Forest in west-central New Mexico. Visitors enjoy hiking the Coal Mine Canyon Nature Trail, as well as picnicking and scenic driving.

Natural Features:

The campground is located northeast of the town of Grants at an elevation of 7,400 feet. It lies on the top of a hill, with campsites situated on gently sloping ground. A forest of mature pine, juniper and oak trees surrounds the campground.

Recreation:

The Coal Mine Canyon Nature Trail begins in the campground and leads hikers less than half a mile on a path through the forest. A variety of additional hikes and points of exploration are nearby.

Visitors also picnicking in the surrounding area. The Sandia and Manzano Mountains offer extensive stretches of scenic drives.

Facilities:

The campground offers more than a dozen sites for tent or RV camping. Each site can accommodate up to 10 people. Utility hookups are not available. Some parking spurs are paved, while others are gravel.

Each site is equipped with a table and campfire ring with grill. Accessible vault toilets are provided. Drinking water is not available in the campground; visitors must bring their own supply.

Nearby Attractions:

The El Malpais National Monument and Conservation Area can be accessed from various points within a short drive of the campground. Its extensive, ancient lava flow landscape and other scenic features draw tourists year-round.

Points on interest within the monument and conservation area include the Northwest New Mexico Visitor Center, Sandstone Bluffs Overlook and La Ventana Natural Arch. A portion of the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail parallels the Zuni-Acoma Trail as it passes through the monument.

The city of Grants is about 12 miles from the campground, offering dining and lodging options. The city also boasts a mining museum with gem and mineral displays and a self-guided tour into an underground world.

Booking Window
Wed Aug 27 2014 - Mon Feb 23 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

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Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Areas
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Scenic Drive
  • Trailheads
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
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Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
General Season
Aug 23 2014 -
Aug 23 2015
RV NONELECTRIC $5.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
35.23417, -107.70139
35°14'3"N, 107°42'5"W

From Grants, take New Mexico State Highway 547 for 10 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

COAL MINE
CIBOLA
  NM 

Phone Number:

Information:  (505)346-3900
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