Caballo Lake State Park

Caballo Lake State Park

Quick Facts

Caballo Lake State Park

New Mexico

(575) 743-3942

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Things To Do

     

Overview

The Caballo Mountains serve as a majestic backdrop for Caballo Lake State Park, which boasts a full array of water sports, winter waterfowl watching and cactus gardens in bloom. Visitors can stroll among yuccas, century plants, ocotillos, prickly pears, and other desert cacti growing in the park's two cactus gardens. Boating, sailing, swimming, water skiing, fishing and windsurfing are some of the activities available at the park. Lake and river opportunities also provide anglers with the opportunity to catch a variety of fish.

Map of Caballo Lake (NM)

Latitude, Longitude: 32.961395, -107.294852

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Activities

  • Camping

    There are developed campsites on a bluff overlooking the lake, with all the usual amenities, and even a few trees. The bulk of the park facilities are in the main section on the west side of the lake, just north of the dam.

  • Fishing

    Both lakes and rivers provide anglers with the opportunity to catch a variety of fish. The area is home to large-mouth bass, walleye, white bass, catfish, crappie, bluegill, northern pike, sunfish, and an occasional rainbow trout.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming, skiing, fishing, jet skiing, and windsurfing are some of the water activities available at the park.

Directions

Driving

Caballo Lake State Park is 16-miles south of Truth or Consequences via I-25, exit 59 and NM 187.

Flying

Albuquerque International Airport is two-and-a-half miles from the park.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(575) 743-3942

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