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Eagle Nest Lake State Park


The courtesy docks have been pulled for the season, lake is still open for boating. Trout fishing has been very good with lots of limits caught especially from the shoreline, pike have turned on too, have seen them up to 36" recently. Some kokanee have been snagged on the south end of the lake in Cieneguilla Creek. Campground is open all sites are first come- first served, there are no hook-ups or dumpstation. Reservations are unavailable until spring. 11/7/2018 - ongoing


Cieneguilla Day-Use area is closed until Spring. 11/18/2018 - ongoing


Stage I Fire Restrictions: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited except in State Park developed camp and picnic grounds where grills and stoves are provided by the State Park. 8/7/2018 - ongoing
The use of devices fueled solely by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off is allowed. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three (3) feet of the device. Smoking is prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site/improved site, or while standing in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material. 8/7/2018 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 8,113.240
Surface (Acres): 1,430.160
Volume (Acre Feet): 33,354.000
Last Updated 11/5/2018

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(575) 377-1594
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