GALLO CAMPGROUND, NM

Gallo Campground is located within Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Tucked among the fallen boulders and cliffs of Gallo Wash, the campground offers camping in a rugged environment, surrounded by petroglyphs, a cliff dwelling, inscriptions and a high desert landscape. The area...
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  • There are no services available, bring plenty of food and water for your visit.
  • Picnic table and fire ring (with a grill) are provided at each site.
  • Firewood and charcoal are not available in the park.
  • Wood gathering is not permitted.
  • Drinking water is available at the Visitor Center.
  • Dogs are allowed but restricted in some areas.
  • RV and/or travel trailers must not exceed 35 feet in length.
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GALLO CAMPGROUND STANDARD NONELECTRIC 6 20 Back-In
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*** Some sites may be available only from the campground on a first-come-first-served basis.
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Overview

Overview

Gallo Campground is located within Chaco Culture National Historical Park. Tucked among the fallen boulders and cliffs of Gallo Wash, the campground offers camping in a rugged environment, surrounded by petroglyphs, a cliff dwelling, inscriptions and a high desert landscape. The area is remote with no services. Please be prepared with plenty of food, water, shade, sunscreen and cold weather necessities.

Natural Features:

Gallo Campground is located in a lowland desert surrounded by canyon walls, arroyos and wash with plenty of southwestern desert plants and brushes, but there are no trees.

Recreation:

The Visitor Center is located one mile from the Gallo Campground which offers a staffed information desk, 25-minute introductory video and a bookstore with many selections of educational materials, books and gift items. There are six front country trails and four backcountry hiking trails that lead to ancient cultural sites.

Facilities:

Gallo Campground has 48 individual campsites, one designated as handicapped accessible and each campsite has a picnic table and a fire grate. Two group campsites are available for groups of 10-30 people and each group campsite has picnic tables and a fire grate. Restroom facilities with flushable toilets are available on site from March to October, and portable toilets are available during the winter season. There are no showers. There are no convenient stores or food services.

Nearby Attractions:

Chaco Culture NHP is isolated from various towns and cities but within two to three hours, there are some attractions such as Aztec Ruins, Salmon Ruins, Mesa Verde National Park, El Malpais National Monument, El Morro National Monument, Canyon De Chelly National Monument, Four Corners Monument, Navajo Nation Headquarters and Museum in Window Rock, Arizona.

Booking Window

GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sun Aug 30 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

RV NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

STANDARD NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC

Mon Sep 01 2014 - Sat Feb 28 2015

Reservations must be made 2 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Wed Jan 01 2014 Wed Dec 31 2014
Peak Thu Jan 01 2015 Thu Dec 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Accessible Sites
  • Amphitheater
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campfire Rings
  • Dump Station
  • Flush Toilets (Seasonal)
  • Group Site (Reservable)
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Non-Potable Water
  • RV sites
  • Tent Pads
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Drinking Water
  • Archeological Sites
  • Auditorium
  • Biking
  • Cultural Center
  • Drinking Water
  • Educational Programs
  • Entrance Station
  • Evening Programs
  • Gift Shop
  • Guided Interpretive Walks
  • Historic Sites
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Star Gazing
  • Trailhead Parking
  • Visitor Center
  • Water Spigot
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:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

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
Peak Season
Jan 01 2014 -
Dec 31 2014
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $15.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $60.00
Peak Season
Jan 01 2015 -
Dec 31 2015
TENT ONLY NONELECTRIC $15.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $15.00
RV NONELECTRIC $15.00
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $60.00

*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):
36.02778, -107.95833
36°1'40"N, 107°57'30"W

From the North: Driving from Albuquerque or Farmington, NM, drive on Highway 550, exit to County Road (CR)7900 at mile marker 112; drive CR 7900 then turn westbound to CR 7950 which will turn into a dirt road after three miles. Drive 13 miles of dirt road to reach Chaco Culture NHP.

From the South: Exit Highway 9 to State Road 57. State Road 57 is a rough dirt road for about 20 miles before reaching Chaco Culture NHP. South entrance is not recommended during inclement weather.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

GALLO CAMPGROUND
P.O. Box 220
Nageezi  NM  87037

Phone Number:

Information:  505-786-7014 x221