Log In
Join Now

Camping at Tetilla Peak Campground

Scan for Cancellations
All campsites booked in Tetilla Peak Campground? Create a scan and we’ll notify you when somebody cancels.
Scan for Cancellations

Location and Access

Tetilla Peak Campground is located near Cochiti Lake, which is situated in the north-central part of New Mexico. The campground is accessible via NM-22 and Tetilla Peak Road. Visitors can use GPS and road signage to navigate to the site.

Campsites and Reservations

Campsites at Tetilla Peak Campground offer basic amenities that typically include picnic tables, fire rings, and grills. Visitors should check ahead for the availability of potable water and electrical hookups, as these facilities can vary.

Reservations for campsites can usually be made in advance through the official reservation system provided by the managing agency (which can either be a federal or state entity like the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers or New Mexico State Parks). Some sites may be available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Cochiti Lake offers a variety of recreational activities which can include:

  • Boating: The lake has a boat ramp for easy water access.
  • Fishing: Anglers can fish for species like bass, crappie, and trout.
  • Hiking: There might be trails in the vicinity for hiking and nature walks.
  • Wildlife Viewing: The area can be good for birdwatching and seeing local wildlife.


Amenities at the campground are typically minimal but functional. They often include:

  • Restrooms
  • Trash collection points

However, amenities like showers, laundry facilities, and a camp store may not be available, so plan accordingly.


There will be a nightly fee for camping, which can vary depending on the site and amenities offered. Additional fees may apply for extra vehicles, day-use, or watercraft.


Tetilla Peak Campground may operate seasonally or year-round. It's important to check current operating dates and any seasonal restrictions or closures before planning your trip.

Safety and Regulations

  • Fire Safety: Check for fire restrictions or bans, especially during dry seasons.
  • Water Safety: Life jackets and proper safety gear are advised for water activities.
  • Wildlife: Store food properly and be aware of any potential wildlife dangers.


Pets are often allowed at campgrounds but must be kept on a leash and under control. Some areas like beaches or trails may have restrictions on pet access, so verify ahead of time.


For those with disabilities, check if the campground provides accessible facilities such as restrooms and campsites that meet ADA standards.

Respecting Nature

Preserve the natural environment by following Leave No Trace principles:

  • Pack out all trash.
  • Leave natural objects and plants undisturbed.
  • Minimize campfire impacts.

Contact Information

For the most up-to-date information, it is advisable to contact the managing agency directly, which could be the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, or another local authority responsible for Tetilla Peak Campground. They can provide recent updates on conditions, closures, and specific rules to follow during your stay.

Location of Tetilla Peak Campground
Other Campgrounds in Cochiti Lake
Scan for Cancellations
All campsites booked in Tetilla Peak Campground? Create a scan and we’ll notify you when somebody cancels.
Scan for Cancellations
National Parks Badges

Get The Campsite Reservations You Want

Create a scan to get notified once a reservation opens at a campground you're interested in.