Brantley Lake State Park

Brantley Lake State Park

Quick Facts

Brantley Lake State Park

New Mexico

(575) 457-2384

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Things To Do


Catch a variety of warm water fish, enjoy refreshing water sports, or camp overnight at Brantley Lake State Park, New Mexico's southernmost lake. Don't forget to check out the park's visitor center which includes historical exhibits about the Wild West town of Seven Rivers.

Map of Brantley Lake (NM)

Latitude, Longitude: 32.569509, -104.354310



High temperatures range from the 60s to mid 90s throughout the year, with lows ranging from the upper 20s to mid 60s.



Brantley Lake State Park is located 14-miles north of Carlsbad via US 285, then 4.5-miles northeast on Eddy County Road 30.

From Albuquerque, travel east about 55-miles on I-40 to Exit 218. Take US 285 southbound about 180-miles to Artesia, New Mexico. Go 21-miles south of Artesia via US 285 and then 4.5-miles northeast on Capitan Reef Road (new Eddy County Road 30 sign will be coming up) to the main park entrance.


Albuquerque International Airport is about 5 hours from the park.

Phone Numbers


(575) 457-2384