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Bluewater Lake State Park, Bluewater

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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3.6/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
Bluewater Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located in the Zuni Mountains 40mi west of Grants. The park itself encompasses approximately 3000acre, and the lake has a surface area of approximately 1200acre.The park is popular for fishing and bird watching, with 68 different species of birds either calling the park home, or passing through the park on their annual migrations. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and catfish. Its high altitude (7,400 ft) and location in northern New Mexico cause the lake to freeze over in the winter, allowing ice fishing to take place.
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  • Met my brother here for my first time. He is spending a week here camping and fishing. I'm not a camping guy, but this is a good place to spend time with friends fishing. 
  • We tent camped Bluewater State Park this past weekend. Had never been before and were pleasantly surprised. Campgrounds were clean, landscape was beautiful and the park rangers were great! Kids walked...  read more »
  • Unfortunately, the campsite was dirty...littered with previous campers' refuse, such as water bottles, soft drink cans, discarded bandages, and more. No ranger on site and the showers have been remove...  read more »
  • Had fun. Such beautiful sunrises. Caught alot of New Mexico seaweed. Aka line, nets, umbrella, fishing pole. Just no fish. I didnt stay at the campgound but the restrooms were clean. 😊
  • It was the worst experience we ever had. My husband is a wonderful black man who was sitting down minding his own when a forest ranger started to harassing him... Which lead him getting arrested ..... FOR NO REASON AT ALL.... WHICH LEAD TO MY KIDS FREAKING OUT.... THEY CRYED ALL NIGHT LONG... NOT ONLY THAT I AM DISABLED AND WAS LEFT TO DRIVE A TRUCK AND A 5TH WHEEL ALL ALONE... THEY HAD NO REGAURDS IN HOW MY FAMILY WOULD GET HOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?? They are here to serve and protect not to harass people and tramatize little children... I DO NOT RECOMMENDED THIS PLACE AT ALL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • This is our family's home, literally, we live one mile from the lake. My husband was raised here and it is one of the must sees of New Mexico, even if it's just to look at the lake and scenery, it's worth it!
  • Very quiet place. Loved my early morning walks to watch the sunrise and evening walks to watch the sunset. Very much loved bein at Bluewater Lake!!
  • I had a wonderful time here at this park. Everyone was very friendly and helpful. I plan on going back soon.
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