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Holy Ghost Group Area

Santa Fe National Forest



Holy Ghost Campground is an accessible group campsite nestled in the Santa Fe National Forest, on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness. The campground offers numerous trails for hikers and horseback riders as well as fly-fishing opportunities on the Holy Ghost Creek. It is surrounded by a ponderosa pine and fir forest with summer blooms of vibrant wildflowers and views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. The nearby town of Pecos is just 16 miles away.


Holy Ghost Campground sits in the Santa Fe National Forest on the edge of the Pecos Wilderness within Holy Ghost Canyon. The Holy Ghost Creek runs alongside the campground. Numerous trails in the area lead hikers and horseback riders into the surrounding wilderness area.


Hiking and horseback riding are the most popular activities at Holy Ghost Campground. The trailhead at the campground accesses a 350-mile network of trails within the Pecos Wilderness, including Holy Ghost Trail, which accesses Skyline Trail and beautiful Stewart Lake.

Anglers enjoy fly-fishing on Holy Ghost Creek. Brown trout and stocked rainbow trout are found in the cool waters.


The campground offers one accessible group campsite that can accommodate up to 30 people. It is equipped with a picnic shelter, tables and a grill.

Group campsite is nearby individual campsites which are available on a first come, first served basis. These sites each contain a grassy tent pad, table and campfire ring with grill.

Accessible vault toilets and trash collection are provided. No hookups are available. The road to the campground is narrow in places.

Natural Features

The campground is nestled among a ponderosa pine and fir forest, right where aspen trees begin to grow, in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains of New Mexico. Vibrant wildflowers bloom throughout the area in the summertime.

The Holy Ghost Creek borders the campground, and offers scenic views of the forest and mountains. A variety of wildlife and birds are found in the surrounding area.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Pecos is located about 16 miles south of the campground.
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