Caballo Lake State Park

Caballo Lake State Park


Location:16 miles south of Truth or Consequences via I-25 exit 59 and NM 187.
Facilities:135 developed campsites (63 with electric hookups), restrooms (é), showers, picnic areas (é), group shelter, playground, 2 boat ramps, 3 docks (1 @di), visitor center.
Activities:Camping, boating, sailing, canoeing, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing, birding.
Special Features:The Caballo Mountains serve as a majestic backdrop for Caballo Lake, an impoundment on the Rio Grande. Starting in late October, bald and golden eagles arrive to nest in and around the park. The park also features two cactus gardens where visitors can stroll among yuccas, century plants, ocotillos, cow tongues, and prickly pears, most of which bloom in late March and early April.
Address:PO Box 32
Caballo, NM 87931

Phone:505-743-3942
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/caballo.htm
Size: 5,300 acres land; 11,500 acres water. Elevation: 4,100 feet.

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