Cochiti Lake

Description:

Cochiti Lake is located within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public. Cochiti Lake is on the Rio Grande, about half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earthfill dams in the US. It is one of the four units for flood and sediment control on the Rio Grande, operating in conjunction with Galisteo, Jemez Canyon, and Abiquiu Dams.

Directions:

From Santa Fe, south on I-25 to exit 264, west on Highway 16 and north on Cochiti Highway (Hwy 22). From Albuquerque, north on I-25 to exit 259, northwest on Highway 22.

Phone:

(505) 465-0307

Email:

Address:

82 Dam Crest Road Pena Blanca, NM 87041

Activities:

Boating Camping Fishing Picnicking Visitor Center Water Sports Wildlife Viewing Playground Park Specialized Sport Site

Organization:

USACE - US Army Corps of Engineers

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