Programs & Services

Clayton Lake State Park and Dinosaur Trackways

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The park is an oasis in the rolling grasslands of northeastern New Mexico.

Enjoy boating, picnicking, camping, fishing and hiking. Get a unique glimpse of the past when you explore one of the most extensive dinosaur trackways in North America and a close-up look at the stars at the Lake Observatory.

Park Elevation 5,186 ft

Please see the Park Alerts section for more information.

Activities

  • Boating
    • Motorized
    • Non-motorized
    • Canoe/kayak/Board
      Trolling speed only
  • Camping
  • Education Programs
  • Fishing
  • Picnicking
  • Trails
    • 1.4 Miles
    • Hiking
    • Interpretive Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
    • Birding
  • Prohibited Activities:
    • Hunting

Amenities

  • Boating Facilities:
    • Boat Ramp
  • Campground Facilities
    • 5 Campgrounds
    • 26 Developed Campsites
    • 7 Sites with Water
    • 9 W+ E Sites (30 amp)
    • Group Campsites
  • Restrooms
    • Restrooms with water
    • Showers
    • Vault Toilets
  • Group Facilities
    • 2 Group Picnic Shelter
    • Group Camping
  • Pre-Historic Site: Dinosaur Tracks
  • Visitor Center
    • Exhibits
  • Observatory

ADDRESS & PHONE

141 Clayton Lake Road
Clayton, NM 88415
575-374-8808

CONTACT

Mark Funk
Park Manager
Mark.Funk@state.nm.us