Caballo Lake State Park, Truth or Consequences

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Caballo Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located 16 miles (26 km) south of Truth or Consequences on the Rio Grande. Caballo Lake was created in the 1930s when an earthen dam was built across the Rio Grande. The dam is 96 feet (29 m) tall and 4,558 feet (1,389 m) across. The size of the lake varies by season, but when the lake is full, it is over 11,500 acres (47 km2) in area, and 18 miles (29 km) long, making it New Mexico's third largest lake.

The primary attraction of the lake is fishing, with bass and walleye fishing most popular.
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  • A great well maintained park with lots of walking trails that are not strenuous. Quite and relaxing. Rv spots were easy to get into with little to no backing up required . Also some nice boondock... 
    A great well maintained park with lots of walking trails that are not strenuous. Quite and relaxing. Rv spots were easy to get into with little to no backing up required . Also some nice boondock...  more »
  • I wake up to a beautiful mountain view every morning! I just returned from the showers and there was plenty of hot water and the restrooms are very clean. I am in the Palomino campground with full... 
    I wake up to a beautiful mountain view every morning! I just returned from the showers and there was plenty of hot water and the restrooms are very clean. I am in the Palomino campground with full...  more »
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  • So beautiful! Sadly, Lake is getting low do to lack of rain
  • Relaxing and peaceful

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