Bluewater Lake is situated on the north flank of the Zuni Mountains in the Las Tusas Basin. The 1,200 acre reservoir is located at 7,400 ft in a valley carved in shale and limestone. The latter of which contains snail and brachiopod fossils.
Facilities at the park include a visitor center,
This 15,000-surface-acre lake dominates water recreation in the Four Corners Area. The main body is formed at the confluence of the Pine River flowing from the north, San Juan River from the northeast and France Creek from the east. A paved ramp serves boaters where the Pine River enters the main