There have been more recent tales of gruesome car accidents, brawls between bikers due to paranormal activity, and state troopers that disappear altogether. No horses or horse trailers allowed. Hipcamp makes it easy to find unique camping experiences. Holy Ghost Campground is not operated by Hipcamp and can only be booked externally. Pets must be on a leash. Open: May through November. Hipcamp is working closely with the government to allow bookings here asap. Area Status: Open Situated in a beautiful steep canyon right along Holy Ghost Creek, 16 miles north of Pecos on NM 63 and FR 122. Have you ever braved the night at New Mexico’s most haunted campground? The 3 mile road to the campground is off NM 63 at Terrero; follow signs left to the campground. Bueller? Holy Ghost Campground is as eerie and beautiful as can be. Learn more about our photo removal policy if you would like to proceed with flagging this photo for removal. … This campground is also nestled in a canyon surrounded by the Pecos Mountains. $8.00 per day for picnicking. Please be prepared and recreate responsibly. Facilities: vaulted toilets, water, trash bins, tables and grills. Get ready to sit around the campfire and tell a truly scary story. Santa Fe National Forest Headquarters Address: Forest Service Road 122, Tererro, NM, 87573 For more information on camping at Holy Ghost Campground, you can visit the U.S. Forest Service website right here. Fax: (505) 438-5390. Professional freelance writer. We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive. Father, son, Holy Ghost Campground! All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”. No hook-ups or showers. Holy Ghost is a campground on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness, in a Ponderosa-Fir forest, right at the edge of the altitude where Aspen begin. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe. We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. 11 Forest Lane You'll see a sign for Holy Ghost to the left. Father, son, Holy Ghost Campground! Reminder — You can select the order of your own photos in your Host Dashboard so that they will show up exactly where you want them to on your listing. Users are encouraged to recycle and pack out trash. Love New Mexico? Learn more, I would like to sign up to receive email updates from Hipcamp. If you like picnicking, fishing, hiking, or any combination of the three, this campground is your best bet in Santa Fe National Forest. Take this even more winding, one-lane pothole-filled road (Forest road 122) about 2.2 miles to the trailhead right before you reach the Holy Ghost campground which is at the end of the road. Please keep your dogs on a leash for their own safety, to be courteous to other users, to respect & protect wildlife, and to protect vegetation. There’s no such thing as a free lunch here though, even picnickers must pay a fee. Uses: camping, picnicking, fishing, hiking. Others say that the priest was killed by the Pueblo people who were defending themselves. All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen. Recreate responsibly during COVID-19. Special Instructions: Horse trailers are not allowed, but can be parked at Terrero. Call a ranger to learn more about this camp at (505) 438-5300. Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs. Park only in designated areas. No trailhead fee. Facilities: vaulted toilets, water, trash bins, tables and grills. Explore and enjoy the palpable spirit of the great outdoors. Price: $8 per night. Of the many campgrounds in this area, only Jack's Creek might be nicer. Camping in the Land of Enchantment is always a true nature experience, but our state is also home to some of the nation’s creepiest haunted tales. (For now!) This eerie campground in an unincorporated town outside of Santa Fe is open to the public, and you can spend the night if you dare. 3 car per site limit. Please visit the Leave No Trace website for more information about frontcountry and backcountry outdoor ethics at www.lnt.org. Michael Romero/Google Local. Get more stories delivered right to your email. Where: Holy Ghost Campground is 16 miles north of Pecos village. $8.00 per vehicle per night. Holy Ghost Campground. If you like picnicking, fishing, hiking, or any combination of the three, this campground is your best bet in Santa Fe National Forest. Passionate about people. Avoid crowded areas to maintain social distancing and comply with state public health orders limiting group size. No one? Picnickers must pay fee. Be careful of what ghostly creatures might be hiding in the wilderness at New Mexico’s most haunted campground in the Santa Fe National Forest. Visit our, Accessible,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking. Horse trailers can be parked nearby at Terrero. Enter your email below to be notified when we get access.