Ponderosa Group Campground (Bandelier National Monument)

State: New Mexico

Short Name: Ponderosa Group Campground

Open: Seasonal

Number of Sites: 2

About: Ponderosa Group Campground is located on State Route 4, six miles west of the park entrance and near the turnoff to Los Alamos, State Route 501. This campground is located at 7600 feet and is not open during the winter. It is usually available from mid-April through late October. Unlike Juniper Family Campground, reservations are required for Ponderosa Group Campground. Demand is high for this campground, which only has two sites.

Facilities: There are picnic tables, fire grates, and small cooking shelters. Pit toilets are provided but there are no restrooms with running water. Ponderosa Group Campground is for tent camping. Only one vehicle in a group may be an RV. There is a minimum of 10 people per site and a maximum of 50 people.