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Trout Lakes Camping Area is located in the Carson National Forest of northern New Mexico, offering breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forests. The area is popular for its excellent fishing opportunities, with nearby Trout Lakes stocked with rainbow and brown trout. Other nearby points of interest include the historic town of Red River, offering hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding trails, as well as dining and shopping options.

The campground features several amenities, including picnic tables, fire rings, and vault toilets. The area is first-come-first-serve, and has 10 campsites available, with a maximum 14-day stay limit. An interesting fact about the Trout Lakes Camping Area is that it was originally built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a fish hatchery, later converted into a campground.

The best time of year to visit Trout Lakes Camping Area is during the summer months, with average temperatures ranging from the mid-70s to low 80s. Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor activities, including fishing, hiking, and wildlife viewing in this beautiful natural setting.

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Camping Area Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
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Cochiti - Cochiti Lake 60 5,543 ft
Paliza 30 6,809 ft
Tetilla Peak - Cochiti Lake 51 5,553 ft
Coronado Numerous 5,087 ft
Vista Linda - Jemez Springs 13 5,859 ft
Glorieta 5 10,039 ft
Ojito Wilderness Dispersed Numerous 6,002 ft
Cabezon Peak Wilderness Dispersed Numerous 6,235 ft
Field Tract 15 7,408 ft

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