Fenton Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, USA, located 33 miles (53 km) north of San Ysidro, in the Jemez Mountains. The 37-acre (15 ha) lake is a popular fishing destination.Add Fenton Lake State Park and other attractions to your Jemez Springs trip itinerary using our Jemez Springs trip planner.
It was featured as a filming location (showing the splash-landing of an alien spacecraft) in the 1976 movie The Man Who Fell to Earth.
Fenton Lake State Park reviews
I know the park rangers are spread thin, but the check-in system is pretty disorganized. If you aren't familiar with the park and campground, it could be easy to take a wrong turn if you're trying... more »
Fenton Lake is a beautiful spot, great for a day out and picnic. We did not catch any fish but had a wonderful day! more »
So awesome just like the ride up there...
We had a great time camping here! Thing fancy, but they do a lot to keep the bathrooms clean. The camping spots are very spread out. We will return as often as we can!
Plan your trip to Jemez Springs
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
Popular things to do in Jemez Springs
Side trips from Jemez Springs
Hidden gems in Jemez Springs
Nature in Jemez Springs
Nearby attractions in Jemez Springs
Trips to Fenton Lake State Park by other users
31 days in Los Alamos BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Tsankawi prehistoic site - bandelier national monument White Rock Overlook Park Anderson Scenic Overlook 5 days in Jemez Springs BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Battleship Rock Fenton Lake State Park Spence Hot Springs 22 days in Madrid BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Madrid Ghost Town Maggie’s Diner From Wild Hogs Movie Set Connie's Photo Park 29 days in Madrid BY A USER FROM SPAIN Canyon Trail Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument Cave Loop Trail 60 days in Bolivia & Central New Mexico BY A USER FROM BOLIVIA Bolivia Jemez Springs Albuquerque 20 days in New Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Albuquerque Jemez Springs Santa Fe