Canjilon Lakes

Description:  Located on the Carson National Forest up in the high country at almost 10,000 feet.  These 2-6 acre lakes are the west at the best.  Close on the Continental Divide and surrounded by towering pines and firs these lakes are made for an afternoon of slow paddling/fishing.

Directions:   About 40 miles North of Espanola.  From Albuquerque go north on I-25 The access road is better to Canjilon Lakes.  About 12 miles NE of the town of Canjilon. In rainy or slick weather travel for 2 wheel and 4 wheel drive vehicles is discouraged the few miles of dirt road become a virtual mud bog. In dry weather one can travel with an average 2 wheel drive vehicle

Map:  Printable


Fee: Trout Lakes, no; Canjilon Lakes, yes

Recreation Managed by :  US Forest Service


More info: 505-684-2486

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