|A small campground along the banks of Percha Creek. This campground is near the historic towns of Hillsboro and Kingston, and also within easy driving distance of several hikes.|
|Campground data||Waypoints||Maps||Getting to the campground||About the campground||Plants around the campground||Comments|
When we visited it:
|Cleanliness:||8. I found 7 and 9 small pieces of litter in two campsites and one aluminum can.|
Maps:Geohack online map list Paper maps:
|Map name||Cartographer||Year||Scale||Topo map?||Online access||Notes|
|Aldo Leopold Wilderness||US Forest Service||1984||1:63360||Y||From the National Forest Store (purchase)|
|Gila National Forest||US Forest Service||1997||1:126720||N||From the National Forest Store (purchase)||South half|
|Wildernesses of New Mexico||US Forest Service||1981||1:1000000||N||No online copies.||Base map with national forests, wilderness areas and highways.|
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Getting to the campground:
From I-25, take exit 63 (south of Truth or Consequences). Take NM 152 west. You pass through the twon of Hillsboro. About 25 miles from the Interstate, the campground is on the right. If you get to the town of Kingston (where main street separates from NM 152), you passed the campground.
About the campground:
A short gravel road parallels the highway, and the campsites are along this road. Just beyond the campsite and our truck is Percha Creek.
Here is another of the campsites.
Plants we saw around the campground:
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