High Desert Ridge Near Taos with Connectivity

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Discover a secluded dispersed campsite within Carson National Forest, featuring a small stone fire ring and sweeping southern views from its high desert ridge location. Easily accessible from a smooth primitive dirt two-track forest road with minimal traffic. This site accommodates any stock four-wheel-drive vehicle, though larger vehicles may encounter scratches from nearby vegetation.

Benefit from decent cell service for digital nomads and ample sky view for reliable satellite connectivity. Junipers dot the landscape, offering some shade and wind protection amidst the high desert scrub. Enjoy scenic mountain views to the south, making this campsite an ideal basecamp for area exploration.

Escape to the simplicity and serenity of Carson National Forest at this secluded campsite, perfect for those seeking a peaceful retreat amidst nature's beauty not far from Taos, New Mexico.

Always tread lightly, leave no trace, respect the wishes of landowners, and leave campsites cleaner than you found them. Be the very best steward of our public spaces that you can possibly be so that they remain public.

Status – OPEN

We’ve been here in-person, but it might have been a while. To our knowledge, this spot is currently open and accessible, but that can easily change, so always have a back-up plan!

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