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Lakes in New Mexico, United States



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Brantley Lake is located within Brantley Lake State Park approximately 12 miles north of Carlsbad, New Mexico off US 285. It is impounded by Brantley Dam, completed in the 1980s as part of the Brantley Project of the United States Bureau of Reclamation. The project's main purpose was to replace the old McMillan Dam, which had been declared unsafe....
    Full Pool: 3,256.7 MSL     Area: 8,600 Acres

Navajo Lake is a reservoir located mostly in Rio Arriba County, in northwestern New Mexico in the southwestern United States. Portions of the reservoir extend into Archuleta County in southern Colorado. The lake is part of the Colorado River Storage Project, which here manages the upper reaches of the San Juan River, storing and releasing water th...
    Full Pool: 6,085.0 MSL     Area: 15,600 Acres

Popular 8,200-acre lake with a shoreline of approximately 45 miles with a maximum depth of 88 feet. Winds for miles through a rocky canyon up the Canadian River and Ute Creek. Noted for Bass tournaments and some of the best walleye fishing in the southwest. Side canyons are popular for overnight on the water camping for houseboaters or cruising boa...
        Area: 8,200 Acres

 
OTHER LAKES IN NEW MEXICO (alphabetical)
Lake Name Full Pool *
(MSL) **
Acres River Map
Avalon 3,177.4 1,850
Cochiti 1,200
El Vado 3,200
Santa Rosa 3,544
* Full Pool - Highest normal summer pool level before flood stage
** MSL - Mean (average) feet above sea level

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State Population: 2,085,572
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