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Lake Carlsbad Recreation Area, Carlsbad

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  • We didn't swim here - it wasn't warm enough yet. It is a nice place to take a walk or picnic right on the water and well maintained.  more »
  • We had a 1 1/2 year old and a 7 year old grandchildren and they needed to blow off some steam so we took them to this park. Work rather well. Crossing the floating bridge was pretty exciting. but ther...  more »
  • We were in town to visit the caverns, but had some time to spare. Luckily, we found this nice park, where we rented a paddle boat for a while, then splashed around in the Pecos River. Lifeguards were ...  more »