Heron Lake State Park

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Heron Lake State Park


Location:11 miles west of Tierra Amarilla via US 64 and 84 and NM 95.
Facilities:250 developed campsites (54 with electric hookups), primitive campsites, restrooms (é), showers, picnic areas (é), 2 group shelters, trails, marina, mast-up sailboat storage facility, boat ramps, 4 courtesy docks, visitor center.
Activities:Camping, boating (no-wake speeds only), sailing, fishing, ice fishing, swimming, windsurfing, paddlesports, hiking, wildlife viewing, cross-country skiing.
Special Features:Lake Heron is a picturesque lake set among tall pines. A hiking and fishing trail along Rio Chama is accessed by a dramatic caprock stairway near Heron Dam. The 5.5-mile trail to El Vado Lake State Park (see separate entry) crosses the river by suspension bridge and offers scenic views along the route.
Address:PO Box 159
Los Ojos, NM 87551

Phone:505-588-7470
Web: www.emnrd.state.nm.us/PRD/heron.htm
Size: 4,100 acres land, 5,900 acres water. Elevation: 7,200 feet.

See other parks in New Mexico.