This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers impoundment is a no-wake lake with a paved boat ramp and campground with showers on each side. It has a slip-rental marina with no services. Top water activities at the lake are sailing and wind surfing (April-October), followed by swimming in warm months.
Location: About halfway between Santa Fe and Albuquerque, 14 miles from junction of NM 22 and I-25 (US 85).
Contact: Operations Manager, Cochiti Lake
82 Dam Crest Road, Pena Blanca, N.M. 87041