The Cochiti Lake provides for flood control, recreation, and wildlife habitation. It lies within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. The recreation area includes two public areas: Cochiti on the west side of the lake and Tetilla Peak on the east side.
82 Dam Crest Rd
Pena Blanca NM 87041
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Sailing, wind surfing, kayaking, and fishing. There is a swim beach and playground.
Facilities include a visitor center, campgrounds and campsites, many with water and electric hookups, RV Dump station, boat ramp, restrooms with vault toilets.
The campground consists of four loops. Juniper Loop campsites have electric hookups and some have water. Elk Run and Ringtail Loops are non-electric and have community water spigots. All sites in Buffalo Grove Loop have water and electric hookups.
The boat ramp has four concrete lanes for loading and unloading.
• No lake use fees required.
• Fees for campground use.
• A valid New Mexico fishing license is required.
This lake is well stocked with bass, crappie, walleye, catfish, sunfish and trout.
New Mexico Game and Fish
The lake is a no wake lake open to non-motorized boating, sailing, wind surfing, kayaking and swimming.