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new-mexico Bureau of Land Management

BIG ARSENIC SPRINGS - WILD RIVERS REC AREA


Elevation 7516.0
Sites None
Address Big Arsenic, Questa, New Mexico 87556, United States
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Weather 19° Scattered Clouds
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Summary

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.

Amenities

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

Toilets

Reservations

Water


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 Mora Near Terrero, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:15 a.m.
8 cfs 1 ft 7898 ft
Tesuque Creek Above Diversions Near Santa Fe, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:15 a.m.
4 cfs 5 ft 7255 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Below Los Cordovas, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:30 a.m.
25 cfs 6 ft 6664 ft
Rio Pueblo De Taos Near Taos, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:15 a.m.
7 cfs 1 ft 7402 ft
Rio Pueblo Nr Penasco, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2:15 a.m.
8 cfs 3 ft 7800 ft
Rio Grande At Embudo, Nm
Oct. 15, 2019, 2 a.m.
361 cfs 3 ft 5793 ft


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Area Snowpack Conditions

SNOTEL Sensor Snowpack Temperature Distance
Elk Cabin
2019-10-15
-1" 40° 62mi
Gallegos Peak
2019-10-15
0" 39° 31mi
Santa Fe
2019-10-15
0" 37° 57mi
Tres Ritos
2019-10-15
1" 40° 34mi
Wesner Springs
2019-10-15
1" 37° 57mi
Rio Santa Barbara
2019-10-14
4" 41° 38mi

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