©

Eagle Nest trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close
Trip Planner USA  /  New Mexico  /  Eagle Nest

Eagle Nest

4.4
Eagle Nest is a village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 290 at the 2010 census. Situated on the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway, Eagle Nest is a small summer-home and resort area. Originally named Therma, the village was renamed Eagle Nest in the 1930s. The town is located in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains (a sub-range of the Rocky Mountains) in northern New Mexico near the Colorado-state line.GeographyEagle Nest is located in western Colfax County at, in the Moreno Valley, between the Cimarron Range to the east and the main mass of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains to the west. The village is at the north end of Eagle Nest Lake, a reservoir on the Cimarron River.According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 13.1km2, of which 10.9km2 is land and 2.2km2, or 16.76%, is water.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 306 people, 141 households, and 90 families residing in the village. The population density was 71.0 people per square mile (27.4/km²). There were 333 housing units at an average density of 77.3 per square mile (29.8/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 84.97% White, 0.33% African American, 3.27% Native American, 6.21% from other races, and 5.23% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.75% of the population.
Eagle Nest is in New Mexico (NM). To arrange what you want to do in Eagle Nest, use our United States journey planner .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Eagle Nest

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Eagle Nest

4.6
Duration: 2​h
4.8
Duration: 2​h
3.5
Duration: 2​h

Side trips from Eagle Nest

4.8
Duration: 2​h
4.6
Duration: 2​h
4.3
Duration: 2​h