Southwestern New Mexico Sights

Caballo Lake State Park

  • Park (National/State/Provincial)

Published 10/27/2015

Fodor's Review

Caballo Lake State Park provides winter nesting grounds for golden and bald eagles, often sighted gliding aloft as they search for prey. Fishing and water sports are popular at the lake, and hiking trails lead through the desert areas where yucca, century plants, and numerous varieties of cacti are abundant. A great time to visit is late March or early April, when prickly pears and other succulents are in bloom.

Sight Information


State park exit (Exit 59) off I–25, about 16 mi south of Truth or Consequences and 58 mi north of Las Cruces, Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, 87931, United States



Sight Details:

  • $5 per vehicle
  • Visitor center daily 7:30–4:30, open later in summer

Published 10/27/2015


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