HOLY GHOST GROUP AREA, NM

Holy Ghost Campground sits in the Santa Fe National Forest on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness. The Holy Ghost Creek runs alongside the campground. Numerous trails in the area lead hikers and horseback riders into the surrounding wilderness area.The campground is nestled among a ponderosa...
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HOLY GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC 40 Accessible 99 Pull-Through
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Holy Ghost Campground sits in the Santa Fe National Forest on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness. The Holy Ghost Creek runs alongside the campground. Numerous trails in the area lead hikers and horseback riders into the surrounding wilderness area.

Natural Features:

The campground is nestled among a ponderosa pine and fir forest, right where aspen trees begin to grow, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. Vibrant wildflowers bloom throughout the area in the summertime.

The Holy Ghost Creek borders the campground, and offers pretty views. A variety of wildlife and birds are found in the surrounding area.

Recreation:

Hiking and horseback riding are the most popular activities at Holy Ghost Campground. The trailhead at the campground accesses a 350-mile network of trails within the Pecos Wilderness, including Holy Ghost Trail, which accesses Skyline Trail and beautiful Stewart Lake.

Anglers enjoy fly-fishing on Holy Ghost Creek. Brown trout and stocked rainbow trout are found in the cool waters.

Facilities:

The campground offers one accessible group campsite that can accommodate up to 40 people. It is equipped with a picnic shelter, tables and a grill.

Individual sites are available on a first come, first served basis. These sites each contain a grassy tent pad, table and campfire ring with grill.

Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. No hookups are available. The road to the campground is narrow in places.

Nearby Attractions:

The town of Pecos is located about 16 miles south of the campground.

Booking Window
Mon Apr 28 2014 - Fri Apr 24 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Apr 25 2014 Wed Nov 12 2014
Peak Fri Apr 24 2015 Thu Nov 12 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Tent Pads
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • General Store
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
Apr 25 2014 -
Nov 12 2014
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00
Peak Season
Apr 24 2015 -
Nov 12 2015
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $50.00

*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):
35.77778, -105.70417
35°46'40"N, 105°42'15"W

From Santa Fe, take I-25 east approximately 18 miles to the Glorieta/Pecos Exit. Take NM Highway 50 to Pecos, approximately 5 miles. At the 4-way stop, turn left onto NM Highway 63 and travel approximately 14 miles north to Forest Road 122. Take Forest Road 122 approximately 4 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HOLY GHOST GROUP AREA
HOLY GHOST GROUP AREA
PECOS NM 87552
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