Snow Lake

Location of campground

Description: Scenic 100 acre lake in the Gila

Directions: From Albuquerque about 220 miles. Southeast of Reserve New Mexico 55 miles via NM 435 and FRs 141, 28 & 142


Water Sports: Fishing.

Ramps: One.  ADA accessible fishing pier.

Marinas/Rentals: None

Wind Warning Lights: None

Fish Species:  Stocked Rainbow trout.

Special Boating Restrictions: Boat use is restricted to boats with oars or electric motors.

Camping:   There is a Gila National Forest closure north of the northern boundary of the Gila Wilderness. On 9/1/06 FR142 will open leading to Dipping Vat Primitive Campground at Snow Lake a fee demonstration project of the US Forest Service with 40 campsites, vault toilets and potable water from April to November Phone (505) 533-6232, Fax (505) 533-6605


Recreation Areas Managed By: New Mexico State Game and Fish

Information: 505-533-6231

NM Game & Fish-Southwest Office
566 N. Telshor Blvd.
Las Cruces, NM  88011


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