Summary

Las Petacas features 9 non-reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 7389 ft. Campers visting this New-Mexico first come first serve camping area today can expect scattered clouds and wind gusts up to 3.15mph. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers may find numerous amenities with toilets, and a comfy place to pitch a tent. The surrounding area also offers outdoor enthusiasts the simple pleasure of being outside.
Toilets

Yes

Dump

No

Reservations

No

Water

No

Showers

No

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Capulin 11 7,758 ft
Elephant Rock 22 8,575 ft
Goat Hill 6 7,682 ft
Morphy Lake State Park 24 7,874 ft
Cuchillo 3 8,208 ft
Hodges 14 8,453 ft
Columbine 27 7,911 ft
Comales 10 7,968 ft
Agua Piedra 44 8,415 ft
Upper La Junta 8 9,017 ft
Twining 4 9,405 ft
La Sombra 13 7,789 ft
Cabresto Lake 9 9,127 ft
Las Petacas 9 7,389 ft
Lower Hondo 4 7,880 ft
Duran 12 8,830 ft
Fawn Lakes 22 8,486 ft
Santa Barbara 22 8,842 ft
Junebug 20 8,568 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Sipapu Ski Area 8" 35° 0.43"
Angel Fire Resort 12" 33° 1.43"
Taos Ski Valley 26" 27° 0.33"
Ski Santa Fe 37" 25° 0.18"
Red River Ski Area 10" 29° 0.66"
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
Rio Lucero Near Arroyo Seco
USGS 08271000
54 cfs 1.7 ft
Santa Cruz River Near Cundiyo
USGS 08291000
12 cfs 4.4 ft
Gallinas Creek Near Montezuma
USGS 08380500
3 cfs 0.7 ft
Ponil Creek Near Cimarron
USGS 07207500
3 cfs 1.4 ft
Rio Chama Near Chamita
USGS 08290000
73 cfs 3.6 ft
Rio Grande Blw Taos Junction Bridge Near Taos
USGS 08276500
405 cfs 3.9 ft
Red River Below Fish Hatchery
USGS 08266820
38 cfs 4.4 ft
Cimarron River Below Eagle Nest Dam
USGS 07206000
1 cfs 0.2 ft
Trinchera Creek Below Smith Res
USGS 08243500
0 cfs 2.6 ft
Costilla Creek Above Costilla Dam
USGS 08252500
2 cfs 1.7 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
0.11" 0"
fort garland 13.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-CS-31
7.65" -0.37"
Culebra #2
SNOTEL 430
17" 0"
bonanza 6.6 s, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-61
0.1" -0.23"
Gallegos Peak
SNOTEL 491
18" 0"
Palo
SNOTEL 1170
12" 5"
great sand dunes natl mon
SNOTEL GSDC2
0.07" 0"
Red River Pass #2
SNOTEL 715
10" 0"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
0.12" 0"
Rio Santa Barbara
SNOTEL 1254
21" -1"
North Costilla
SNOTEL 665
4" -2"
Trinchera
SNOTEL 829
12" 3"
apishapa rvr
SNOTEL AGRC2
0.27" -0.64"
Shuree
SNOTEL 1169
11" -1"
Hayden Pass
SNOTEL 1102
11" 5"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
38" 12"
Apishapa
SNOTEL 303
8" 3"
Tolby
SNOTEL 934
12" -1"
Elk Cabin
SNOTEL 921
5" -1"
Tres Ritos
SNOTEL 1083
8" 0"
eagle nest,nm
SNOTEL EGNN5
2.07" 0"
Wesner Springs
SNOTEL 854
17" 0"
Taos Powderhorn
SNOTEL 1168
26" 0"