US Army Corps of Engineers
Albuquerque District Website

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District Lake Statuses - as of April 8, 2020

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Albuquerque District is taking proactive measures at our lake offices across the region amid health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Public safety is our top priority and we are being proactive to reduce risk to guests, volunteers, and lake personnel.

We apologize for any inconvenience, and we appreciate your patience in helping us prioritize public safety during this time.

See the current operating statuses for USACE-Albuquerque District lakes below. This page will be updated with any further changes to operating statuses as they occur.

Abiquiu Lake

The visitor center, campgrounds and boat ramp are closed until further notice. The main office is open for phone calls, but closed to public walk-in. The Rio Chama day-use area is closed due to an ongoing habitat construction project. The Cerrito day-use area is closed to motor vehicle traffic as of March 25, 2020. Swim areas are closed due to low water levels. The walking trails are open; there will be designated parking areas where people can park and hike in to access the trails and lake for hiking and fishing.

Rangers will be on site, however, staffing levels are reduced. Please do your part to help prioritize safety when operating boats and hiking. Refunds are available to those who have already paid for reservations for campgrounds and group shelters.

Contact the Abiquiu Lake Main Office at (505) 685-4371 with additional questions.

Cochiti Lake

Cochiti Lake is closed to all recreation until further notice. The visitor center, campgrounds, day-use areas, swim areas, fishing areas, and walking trails are closed to the public. The main office is open for phone calls, but closed to public walk-in.

Minimal staff will be on-site for security and dam operations.

Contact the Cochiti Lake Main Office at (505) 465-0307 with additional questions.

Conchas Lake

The visitor center, campgrounds, and boat ramp are closed until further notice. The main office is open for phone calls, but closed to public walk-in. The Conchas Lake State park is also closed.  Walking trails are open for normal use. Day-use areas are open.

A ranger will be on site, however, staffing levels are reduced. Please do your part to help prioritize safety when operating boats and hiking, as our capacity to respond to emergencies and accidents is limited.

Contact the Conchas Lake Main Office at (575) 868-2221 with additional questions.

Santa Rosa Lake

The visitor center, campgrounds, boat ramp, and day-use areas are closed until further notice. The main office is open for phone calls, but closed to public walk-in. Walking trails are open for normal use.

Rangers will be on site. Please do your part to help prioritize safety when hiking.

Contact the Santa Rosa Lake Main Office at (575) 472-3115 with additional questions.

John Martin Reservoir

The visitor center is closed to the public until further notice. The main office is open Monday through Friday, from 7:00 am to 4:00 pm. Boat ramps, day-use areas, swim areas, campgrounds, and walking trails are open. The disc golf course is under construction, but open for use.

Rangers will be on site, however, staffing levels are reduced. Please do your part to help prioritize safety when operating boats and hiking.

Contact the John Martin Reservoir Main Office at (719) 336-3476 with additional questions.

Trinidad Lake

The USACE project office/visitor center is closed to public walk-in traffic until further notice. Phone calls will still be answered Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. Trinidad Lake State Park boat ramps, day-use areas, campgrounds, and walking trails are open.

CPW rangers will be on site, however, staffing levels are reduced. Please do your part to help prioritize safety when operating boats and hiking. Refunds are available to those who have already paid for camping reservations by contacting (719) 846-6951.

Contact the USACE Trinidad Lake Main Office at (719) 846-6951 with additional questions.