Dipping Vat Campground - Gila National Forest (NM)

The campground, composed of two loops - upper and lower, is located along a mountainside nestled among Ponderosa pine and aspen. The lower loop overlooks Snow Lake. Surrounding views are of mountain meadows
dotted with stands of Ponderosa pine.
Shot from campsite of Snow Lake and boat ramp area Forest Rt. 141 on the way to campground "Modern" pay phone booth along Forest Rt. 28 at Negrito Fire Base, NM Endless vista from Forest Rt. 141
Fire damage along Forest Rt. 142 High desert plains along Forest Rt. 28 Picnic lunch at South Fork Negrito Creek with deer skeleton (lower right). Campsite - upper loop
Campsite in lower loop Pull-through overlooks Snow Lake dam Walkway to fishing dock on Snow Lake. Story of Elfego Baca and his quest to enforce the law as told at this dedication in Reserve, NM, about 45 miles from campground - see the next slide