Navajo State Park

Navajo State Park


Location:US 160 west from Pagosa Springs for 17 miles, southwest onto CO 151 for 18 miles to the town of Arboles, then 2 miles south on County Road 982.
Facilities:138 campsites, electrical and sewer hookups, showers, 3 cabins, camp store, 25 picnic sites, 2 group picnic areas, snack bar, hiking trail, boat ramp, marina, boat rentals, jet ski rentals, visitor/nature center (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, sailboarding, jet skiing, hiking, mountain biking, hunting (with restrictions), winter camping, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Navajo Lake extends for 35 miles south into New Mexico and yields record-size fish in open waters without crowds. While the lake is the focal point of many of the activities at the park, visitors can also view wildlife and see interesting artifacts of the Anasazi Indians, who were the original inhabitants of this area.
Address:1526 County Road 982
Box 1697
Arboles, CO 81121

Phone:970-883-2208
Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 2,672 acres land; 15,600 acres water. Elevation: 6,100 feet.

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The Bureau of Reclamation, in collaboration with the Palisade Insectary and Colorado Parks and Wildlife, will apply an innovative and environmentally conscious method to control weeds this spring in wetland areas at Navajo State Park in Colorado and Simon Draw Wildlife Area in Montezuma County, Colorado.

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