Abiquiu Lake is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers managed lake, with recreation areas and a campground. The lake is a 5,200-surface-acre reservoir and offers some of the finest fishing in northern New Mexico. The area includes a fine panoramic view of the Cerro Pedernal (Flint Mountain) from the dam. The scenery of the area includes Pinon (Pine), Juniper and Sage among colorful rock formations. Reptile fossils 200 million years old have been found in the area.
Surrounding attractions include:
- Ghost Ranch
- Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
- San Pedro Wilderness
- Cumbres Toltec Railroad
- Chaco Canyon
- Bandelier National Moument
- Taos and Santa Fe, N.M.
Geocaching is permitted on Corps lands only with express knowledge and approval of the project manger. Contact Abiquiu Lake for details.
N.M. fishing regulations and weekly fishing report
Abiquiu Lake weather
Protect Your Waters and Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers!
Clean, Drain & Dry before transporting your boat or equipment.
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