There is a boat ramp at the north end of reservoir, via State 95, limited to high water use. The lake is not serviced by concessionaires and there is no lodging within park. Nearest lodging is 23.5 miles from the lake headquarters to Chama.
Year-round fishing for rainbow and brown trout. State license and trout stamp required. Kokanee salmon season Nov. 1-Jan. 31. Stream fishing downstream from dam. Boating must conform to New Mexico regulations.