Coyote Creek State Park

Coyote Creek State Park

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Coyote Creek State Park

New Mexico

(575) 387-2328

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Overview

Coyote Creek State Park is nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains along a meandering stream. Enclosed by a forest of spruce and pine, the small valley displays abundant wildflowers and beautiful fall foliage. The park is ideal for fishing, family camping and leisurely nature walks. The park's refreshing temperature offer relief during the height of New Mexico's summers. Coyote Creek has the most densely stocked waters in New Mexico. Trout are abundant and provide excellent fishing for children of all ages.

Along a meandering stream you will find the Coyote Creek State Park, nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. Enclosed by a forest of spruce and pine, the small valley displays abundant wildflowers and beautiful fall foliage. The park is ideal for fishing, family camping, and leisurely nature walks. The park's refreshing temperatures offer relief during the height of New Mexico's hot summers. Coyote Creek has the most densely stocked waters in New Mexico. Trout are abundant and provide excellent fishing for adults and children of all ages. The park also offers one-and-a-half miles of hiking trails through a forest of ponderosa pines.

Map of Coyote Creek (NM)

Latitude, Longitude: 36.177860, -105.234518

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Activities

  • Camping

    In a beautiful mountain setting, well away from the beaten track, plenty of camping opportunities can be found. Private campsites scattered along the creek, are sheltered by cottonwood trees and willow plants.

  • Fishing

    Coyote Creek is stocked with rainbow trout and some native trout. To increase the fishing potential, ponds have been created behind small dams constructed of natural rocks and beaver dams.

  • Hiking

    Hiking is available within the park.

  • Picnicking

    There are picnic tables and grills in the park, some of which are fully-accessible.

  • Water Sports

    Fishing is a popular water sport.

Seasonality/Weather

The average summer temperatures range from lows in the mid 50s to highs in the upper 80s. Winter temperatures average lows in the mid teens to highs in the upper 40s.

Directions

Driving

Coyote Creek State Park is 17-miles north of Mora, via NM 434. The park is 2 hours from Santa Fe, via I-25 N.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(575) 387-2328

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