Fenton Lake recreation area is managed by the New Mexico State Parks. Dam operations are by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
455 Fenton Lake Road
Jemez Springs, NM 87025
(877) 664-7787 (for reservations)
Boating (no gas powered boats), canoeing, camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking, various water and some winter recreation.
Fenton Lake has camp sites, restrooms with toilet vaults, RV dump station, and a boat ramp.
Six loop campground sites with 30 developed campsites, five which have water and electric hookup. Restrooms are vault toilets. RV dump station also available.
• No lake use fees required.
• Fees for campground use.
• A valid New Mexico fishing license is required.
Rainbow, brown and Rio Grande cutthroat trout, and chub sucker.
New Mexico Game and Fish
Canoeing, row boating, kayaking, small boats Class A (16' and under) with electric trolling motors only. No swimming.
Depending upon snow availability, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is common along the trails. However, ice fishing is not allowed.