Cimarron Canyon State Park

Cimarron Canyon State Park

Quick Facts

Cimarron Canyon State Park

New Mexico

(575) 377-6271

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Things To Do


Spectacular palisade cliffs and clear running water dominate the landscape in the high country surrounding Cimarron Canyon State Park. Within the 33,116-acres of Colin Neblett Wildlife Area, visitors can experience many recreational activities such as fishing, wildlife viewing, birdwatching, hunting, camping, hiking and cross-country skiing.

Map of Cimarron Canyon (NM)

Latitude, Longitude: 36.538920, -105.147220



  • Bicycling

    Call the park for more information.

  • Camping

    Tent camping is available in the park.

  • Fishing

    The cool, high mountain park offers excellent trout fishing. Anglers can fish eight-miles of premier brown trout waters for stocked browns or rainbows. Smaller trout and solitude can be found in the Cimarron River's tributaries -- Clear Creek and Tolby Creek.

  • Hiking

    Day hikes are very popular from the main canyon.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic tables are available within the park.

  • Water Sports

    Call the area for more information.

  • Winter Sports

    Cross-country skiing is popular on the trails during the winter months.


Average winter temperatures range from lows in the lower teens to highs in the mid-40s. Summer average temperatures range from a low in the upper 40s to highs in the mid-80s.

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Cimarron Canyon State Park is three-miles east of Eagle Nest, along US 64.

Phone Numbers


(575) 377-6271