Prior to fishing at these lakes, make sure that you have the appropriate licenses and are familiar with the governing agency's fishing regulations for that particular lake.

New Mexico Regulations

New Mexico Game and Fish
New Mexico Game and Fish
(505) 222-4700
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  • Abiquiu Reservoir (Map #9)

    Owned by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Abiquiu Reservoir serves as a water supply and sediment / flood control. Los Alamos County operates the powerplant below the dam.
    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
    Abiquiu Project Office
    PO Box 290
    4731 State Highway 96
    Abiquiu, NM 87510-0290
    (505) 685-4371
    ➠ Directions (Google Map)


    Boating Hiking
    Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and a variety of water recreation.


    Camping Picnicing
    Boat Ramp RV dump
    Showers Restrooms
    Electric Hookup Water Hookup
    Recreation areas and Riana campground is managed by the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Albuquerque District. Hosting 54 campsites, a number of sites include electric hookups and water hookup, shelters, grills, lantern holders and tent pads. Other facilities include a play structure, showers, dump station, picnic and fishing areas. Boat ramp is approx. 1 mile north of the Riana Campground.

    Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. During the open season, there is an attendant available at (505) 685-4561.

    Beach Swimming
    Located in the Cerrito Recreation Area by group shelter 4, is a beach. Use at your own risk as there are no life guards on duty. No pets or glass are allowed on the beach.


    • No lake use fees required.
    • A valid New Mexico fishing license is required.


    This lake is well stocked with walleye, small mouth bass, rainbow and brown trout.

    Fishing License

    New Mexico Game and Fish
    (505) 222-4700

    Water Recreation

    Boating Sailing
    Jet Skiing Water Skiing
    Wind Surfing
    The lake is open to all types of water sports, including water-skiing, personal watercraft, and windsurfing.