Visitors to the lake will need to make a reservation by purchasing a ticket at least 24 hours in advance through www.recreation.gov. The website will be open to make reservations on Dec. 23, 2020, for dates starting Jan. 4, 2021.
Tickets and reservations will NOT be sold at the lake. The ticket cost consists of a $3.00 personal vehicle fee and a $2.00 non-refundable reservation fee, for a total of $5.00. The cost of the ticket is the day use fee and applies to entry to the park.
Interagency passes will be accepted through www.recreation.gov. The visitor(s) will have to present them upon arrival at the lake. This option can be chosen at the time of ticket purchase.
As a reminder, Cochiti Lake is a no-wake lake and alcohol is banned so all visitors will have a safe and enjoyable recreation experience.