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Brantley Lake State Park

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The southernmost lake in New Mexico is an oasis of water, wildlife, plant life, gorgeous sunsets and stunning night skies.

Located twelve miles North of Carlsbad, NM, the park offers boating, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, hiking trails, exceptional bird watching, developed and primitive campsites and restrooms with showers. Whether you’re picnicking for the day, or camping in your RV for a week, you’ll be sure to find adventure at Brantley Lake State Park!

Park Elevation 3,295 ft

 

Activities

  • Boating:
    • Motorized
    • Non-motorized
    • Canoe/Kayak/Board
    • Personal Watercraft
    • Sailing
    • Water Skiing
  • Camping
  • Education Programs
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Swimming
  • Trails:
    • 2.6 Miles
    • Hiking
  • Wildlife Viewing:
    • Birding

Amenities

  • Shoreline Access
  • Boating Facilities:
    • 2 Boat Ramps
  • Campground Facilities:
    • 51 Developed Campsites
    • 38 W+ E Sites (30 amp)
    • 10 W+ E Sites (50 amp)
    • 3 W+E+S Full Hookup Sites (50 amp)
    • Water in Campground
    • RV Dump Station
  • Primitive Camping:
    • Shoreline Camping
    • Boat-in Camping
  • Restrooms:
    • Restrooms with water
    • Showers
    • Vault Toilets
  • Group Facilities:
    • Group Picnic Shelter (2)
  • Playgrounds 
  • Visitor Center:
    • Exhibits

ADDRESS & PHONE

33 East Brantley Lake Rd.
Carlsbad, NM 88221
505-470-9047

CONTACT

Ramon Carrillo
1-505-690-2757
ramon.carrillo@emnrd.nm.gov