Sandia Lakes Recreation Area, Bernalillo

#160 of 167 in Outdoors in New Mexico
Whether your coming for a day of relaxing fishing or attending an event, Sandia Lakes is the perfect backdrop for a memorable day.

Enjoy fishing on our 3 lakes, or enjoy a picnic with the family. Our passes start at 3 dollars for a pass to the property or pay for a license to fish for only 20 dollars.

Fully equipped for any size event; weddings, staff parties or your families annual gathering, you can be assured that Sandia Lakes will have everyone wanting to come back again. Plan your Sandia Lakes Recreation Area visit and explore what else you can see and do in Bernalillo using our Bernalillo online travel route builder .
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  • I took my son for his 13th birthday on 7/28/19 and we had a phenomenal time. We took home several large catfish as did most of the other people fishing. You have to understand that there are only two....  more »
  • Want to fish? Take a peaceful walk or jog? Join in events such as the Water Lantern Festival? Go to Sandia Lakes Recreation Area then! Aptly named, this place affords its visitors a breathtaking view of the Sandia Mountains, and there are three lakes in which one can enjoy. Another plus? Indoor bathrooms placed throughout the park! There are several covered seating areas as well (perfect for a picnic, a first date, time with family, or an outdoor venue to use as an exercise start or stopping point), and PLENTY of parking. I recommend this place to New Mexico natives and visitors to the state as well.
  • We enjoyed a company picnic here. It was a beautiful evening in their pavilion with bathrooms, grass areas and playground, kitchen, and outdoor grills. Very clean and great views of the Sandia mountains! Very well maintained and reasonably priced for the event.

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