Caballo Lake State Park Map and Information

Caballo Lake State Park entrance
Highway 187, Mile Markers 166-167,
Elevation: 4,447 ft
Geocoordinates: 32.9068129, -107.3116466
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, our three State Parks are open for DAY USE to NEW MEXICO RESIDENTS ONLY.  Open days are Thursday through Sunday until further notice. Parks are closed Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. Elephant Butte hours are 6am-6pm. Caballo and Percha hours are 7am-5pm. Information about social distancing and hygiene is posted throughout parks to ensure visitor safety. Capacity limits are being enforced. Overnight use and campgrounds remain closed. Use of exact change is encouraged when paying the day-use fee, to minimize contact with staff.

Beginning on October 1, our state parks will allow overnight camping for New Mexico residents onlyReservations must be made online. Groups larger than 10 remain prohibited.

map of Caballo Lake State Park in Sierra County NM

Sunset on the Caballo Mountains and LakeLocated 20 miles downstream from Elephant Butte, with the majestic Caballo mountains serving as a backdrop, Caballo Lake offers facilities for RVstent campingboating or kayakingfishing, and hiking.

Amenities at Caballo State Park include a beach (camping allowed), boat docks and boat ramps, 4 campgrounds, group campsites and a group picnic shelter, a playground, exhibits at the Visitor Center, restrooms with water, showers and toilets, and a dump station at Palomino Campground.

The park is located 16 miles south of Truth or Consequences. It is accessible via old Highway 187, or from I25 Exit 59.


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