Eagle Nest Lake State Park

Eagle Nest Lake State Park

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Eagle Nest Lake State Park

New Mexico

(575) 377-1594

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At 8,300 feet in elevation, set in the beautiful Moreno Valley, Eagle Nest Lake State Park offers a cool retreat from the summer heat. Fishermen, boaters, campers, and wildlife enthusiasts can all find a special place at this park. A new campground offers 19 dry sites with a vault toilet and available community water. A new state-of-the-art green visitor center features exhibits, a classroom, and an expansive patio overlooking the lake. Elk, bear, mule deer, eagles, turkeys and other birds inhabit the area, making Eagle Nest Lake an ideal location for wildlife viewing. In the winter, ice fishing and snowmobiling are popular sports when ice thickness permits.

Map of Eagle Nest Lake (NM)

Latitude, Longitude: 36.533980, -105.265250



  • Boating

    Boating opportunities are available on Eagle Nest Lake.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is open year-round, including ice fishing in the winter.

  • Winter Sports

    Snowmobiling and ice-fishing are popular sports when ice thickness permits. Snowmobiling is limited to the lake surface.


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

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Eagle Nest Lake State Park is about 160-miles northeast of Albuquerque, 32-miles east of Taos, and 65-miles southwest of Raton, New Mexico, off of U.S. 64. Surrounding communities include Eagle Nest, Angel Fire, Red River and Cimarron.


The closest, large airport is in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 160-miles away.

Phone Numbers


(575) 377-1594