Operated and managed by New Mexico State Parks, Bluewater Lake is about 28 miles west of Grants and is set in a pinon-juniper landscape with views towards the Zuni Mountains.
Bluewater State Park
30 Bluewater State Park Road
Prewitt, NM 87045
(877) 664-7787 (for reservations)
➠ Directions (Google Map)
Boating, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, wildlife/bird watching, and various water recreation.
Bluewater Lake has a visitor center, standard/primitive and group campground sites, restrooms with water/showers/vault toilets, boating facilities, and a RV dump station.
Bluewater Campground consists of 149 developed campsites with restrooms that have showers, water, and vault toilets. Electric hookups and RV Dump station also available.
• One concrete ramp west of the park office.
• One concrete ramp at the Stoneridge Recreation Area.
• One beach ramp at Las Tusas Recreation Area.
• No lake use fees required.
• Fees for campground use.
• A valid New Mexico fishing license is required.
This lake is well stocked with rainbow trout, tiger muskie, and channel catfish by New Mexico Game and Fish. Smallmouth bass is also present.
New Mexico Game and Fish
The lake is open to all types of water sports, including boating, swimming, waterskiing, personal watercraft, sailing, kayaking, and fishing.