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
➠ Directions (Google Map)
Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, picnicking, and a variety of water recreation.
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. ➠ www.recreation.gov
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.
New Mexico Game and Fish
The lake is open to all types of water sports, including water-skiing, personal watercraft, and windsurfing.