Big Arsenic Springs - Wild Rivers Rec Area features non-reservable first come first serve campsites perched at an elevation of 7516.0ft within the state of New-Mexico. High altitude campgrounds like this one can get very cold at night, even during the warm summer months. Remember to pack accordingly.

Campers can expect temps to be reaching 18.69 today, with scattered clouds and wind gusts up to 3.15mph.





Campers will find numerous amenities here such as toilets, along with a multitude of activities.

Nearby Weather

Area Activities

The surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to enjoy some time to relax at local picnicking hotspots, hiking at various nearby trailheads, fishing in area rivers and streams, biking numerous surrounding trails, and the simple pleasure of being outside.

Area River Conditions

USGS Gauge Streamflow Gauge Height Elevation
Rio Hondo Near Valdez, Nm
Dec. 18, 2019, 2 a.m.
39 cfs 1 ft 7689 ft
Rio Lucero Near Arroyo Seco, Nm
Feb. 11, 2020, 2 a.m.
4 cfs 2 ft 8071 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Near Taos, Nm
Dec. 20, 2019, 1:15 a.m.
9 cfs 1 ft 7402 ft
Red River Near Questa, Nm
Dec. 18, 2019, 2 a.m.
79 cfs 2 ft 7474 ft
Rio Grande Near Cerro, Nm
Feb. 27, 2020, 2:15 a.m.
263 cfs 3 ft 7117 ft
Costilla Creek Near Garcia, Co
Oct. 3, 2019, 3:15 a.m.
464 cfs 6 ft 7775 ft

Recommended Camping

El Rito
Bear Lake
Coyote Creek State Park
Blue Lake
Cimarron Canyon State Park