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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  • Lake Farmington (Map #4)

    Lake Farmington covers 215 acres and is managed by the City of Farmington. It is popular for family friendly outdoor adventures and is open year-round for fishing and seasonally to electric and non-motorized watercraft.
    City of Farmington
    Main Street/NM 516
    Farmington, NM
    (505) 599-1400


    Hiking Mountain Biking
    Horseback Riding Wildlife Viewing
    Boating, fishing, swimming, bird watching, trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Swimming and kayak rentals.


    Restrooms Beach
    The Paddle Shack provides kayak and paddle board rentals.


    Lake access fees are required for park entrance and daily boating fee.


    Fishing is permitted year round. Lake species include rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish and even pike. A valid New Mexico Game and Fish fishing licenses required.

    Fishing License

    New Mexico Game and Fish
    (505) 222-4700

    Water Recreation

    A section of the lake, The Beach, is open for swimming. Lifeguards and water recreation equipment is onsite. Electric and non-motorized boating is permitted once a boat inspection has been completed. Kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent.