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Eagle Nest Lake State Park

Located on the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, Eagle Nest Lake is surrounded by the stunning scenery of the high mountains of the Moreno Valley. This lake is regularly stocked with trout and salmon. Anglers can fish from the banks or by boat and ice fish in the winter. 

At 8,300 feet in elevation, the park offers a cool retreat from the summer heat for fisherman, boaters, campers, hikers and wildlife enthusiasts. An abundance of animals make Eagle Nest Lake an ideal location for wildlife viewing.
Park Elevation 8,196 ft

The park is open daily to New Mexico residents only. Camping is available by online reservation only. Please click on Park Alerts for more information.


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42 Marina Way
Eagle Nest, NM 87718


Lee Ferguson
Park Superintendent


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