Summary

Upper La Junta features 8 non-reservable campsites perched at an elevation of 9017 ft. Campers visting this New-Mexico first come first serve camping area today can expect clear sky and wind gusts up to 2.71mph. 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, clean potable drinking water, 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

Showers

No

Drinking-Water

Yes

Hookups

No


Outdoor Recreation

Nearby outdoor recreational opportunities
Campground Campsites Reservations Toilets Showers Elevation
Capulin 11 7,758 ft
Comales 10 7,968 ft
Las Petacas 9 7,389 ft
Upper La Junta 8 9,017 ft
EV Long 20 7,470 ft
La Sombra 13 7,789 ft
El Porvenir 13 7,510 ft
Lower Hondo 4 7,880 ft
Duran 12 8,830 ft
Goat Hill 6 7,682 ft
Twining 4 9,405 ft
Agua Piedra 44 8,415 ft
Columbine 27 7,911 ft
Cuchillo 3 8,208 ft
Morphy Lake State Park 24 7,874 ft
Ski Area Snowpack Air Temperature 5 Day Forecast
Red River Ski Area 10" 29° 0.66"
Sipapu Ski Area 8" 35° 0.43"
Taos Ski Valley 26" 27° 0.33"
Angel Fire Resort 12" 33° 1.43"
Ski Santa Fe 37" 25° 0.18"
River Run Streamflow Length Class

Area Hydrology

Streamflow and water data for the watershed
Gauge Streamflow Stage
Costilla Creek Above Costilla Dam
USGS 08252500
2 cfs 1.7 ft
Rio Pueblo Nr Penasco
USGS 08277470
1 cfs 3.0 ft
Rio Grande At Embudo
USGS 08279500
469 cfs 3.0 ft
Santa Cruz River Near Cundiyo
USGS 08291000
12 cfs 4.4 ft
Pecos River Near Pecos
USGS 08378500
30 cfs 2.2 ft
Rio Nambe Below Nambe Falls Dam Near Nambe
USGS 08294210
3 cfs 0.5 ft
Gallinas River Near Lourdes
USGS 08382000
3 cfs 1.5 ft
Mora River At La Cueva
USGS 07215500
2 cfs 4.6 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Near Taos
USGS 08269000
4 cfs 0.6 ft
Cimarron River Near Cimarron
USGS 07207000
6 cfs 0.8 ft
Snotel Site Snowpack 24hr Change
Trinchera
SNOTEL 829
12" 3"
apishapa rvr
SNOTEL AGRC2
0.27" -0.64"
great sand dunes natl mon
SNOTEL GSDC2
0.07" 0"
crestone,co
SNOTEL CSTC2
0.11" 0"
South Colony
SNOTEL 773
38" 12"
Culebra #2
SNOTEL 430
17" 0"
Palo
SNOTEL 1170
12" 5"
eagle nest,nm
SNOTEL EGNN5
2.07" 0"
Apishapa
SNOTEL 303
8" 3"
Gallegos Peak
SNOTEL 491
18" 0"
Elk Cabin
SNOTEL 921
5" -1"
Taos Powderhorn
SNOTEL 1168
26" 0"
Tolby
SNOTEL 934
12" -1"
Shuree
SNOTEL 1169
11" -1"
fort garland 13.3 e, co
SNOTEL CO-CS-31
7.65" -0.37"
Wesner Springs
SNOTEL 854
17" 0"
Rio Santa Barbara
SNOTEL 1254
21" -1"
North Costilla
SNOTEL 665
4" -2"
Tres Ritos
SNOTEL 1083
8" 0"
Red River Pass #2
SNOTEL 715
10" 0"
crestone 5.3 sse, co
SNOTEL CO-SA-66
0.12" 0"