Bluewater Lake State Park

Bluewater Lake State Park

Things To Do


Bluewater Lake and Bluewater Creek are stocked with Rainbow Trout, Cutthroat Trout, and Catfish. Other species found in the area waters include: Tiger Muskie, and Smallmouth Bass can also be found in these waters.  Numerous good fishing areas are easily reached by car. The park also is a popular spot for ice fishing in the winter months.


The park is host to many of nature's feathered friends.  Bird watching, whether by the expert or novice, is a must at the lake with at least 68 different species of birds calling the park home or a savory resting spot.


Bluewater Lake is situated on the north flank of the Zuni Mountains in the Las Tusas Basin. The reservoir is located in a valley carved in shale and limestone. The latter of which contains snail and brachiopod fossils.

Wildlife Viewing