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Brantley Lake State Park

The southernmost lake in New Mexico is an oasis of water, wildlife, plant life, gorgeous sunsets and stunning night skies.  Located twelve miles North of Carlsbad, NM, the park offers boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking trails, exceptional bird watching, developed and primitive campsites and restrooms with showers. Whether you’re picnicking for the day, or camping in your RV for a week, you’ll be sure to find adventure at Brantley Lake State Park!

Park Elevation 3,295 ft

Brantley Lake is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. No camping or overnight use


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33 East Brantley Lake Rd.
Carlsbad, NM 88221


Leila Haver
Park Superintendent


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