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Camping and fishing.

Nice little lake near Los Alamos. Fishing is ok after stocking, but it really depends on how good... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2016
gregnx
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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This is a popular getaway, so you best have reservations, especially on the weekend. The tent sites... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
christylou60
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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455 Fenton Lake Rd, Jemez Springs, NM 87025-8106
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

One of the best places I have ever gone camping. Fish were biting in the lake (there is a creek you can fish in too). The lake is small but good fishin! The campground has a toddler park, pit toilets that are pretty clean. The...More

Date of experience: October 2017
2  Thank tlyntp
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

For this time of year the fishing is good but the crowds are thick especially on the weekends, we arrived just as the sun was lighting up the lake we heard a coyote yipping on the east side of the lake

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Date of experience: March 2017
Thank mountains74
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Nice little lake near Los Alamos. Fishing is ok after stocking, but it really depends on how good you are.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank gregnx
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were here for three days. We came in on the weekend and since our trailer is self contained with solar, we parked in the primitive loop. The park staff was very friendly and the park was pretty clean. The sites can be a little...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank E4796JApaulm
Reviewed 29 August 2016

I have misse that, thought will be a nice place to stop with the kids for them to swim, but this place is mostly for fishing, not for swimming, day entrance cost 5$, you can go east shore it is less crowded than the west...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Harel F
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Took my boys fishing here for the first time. It was a pretty cute lake. They were able to cast the line and had a great time, but weren't catching fish. Recommend the fish hatchery about 3 miles away if you are fishing with little...More

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Kimberly85044
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Fenton Lake is a must-go between Los Alamos or Jemez Springs and Cuba. Picnic area and campsites are well-maintained and spacious, and the view of the world from under the tall, cool Ponderosa Pines is restorative. Some decent trout fishing in the lake when the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Firplace
Reviewed 11 July 2016

This is a popular getaway, so you best have reservations, especially on the weekend. The tent sites are nicely spread out with trees in between. They also offer great views of the beautiful valley and meadowland. The RV sites, not so much. A dirt road...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank christylou60
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Made the drive from San Antonio to Fenton lake in early June. On drive there we started to lose internet service right after Jemez Pueblo and service picked up again briefly around Jemez Springs. Amanda's store is last convenience store before you hit before lake...More

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank jzertu
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful lake and I have seen others catch fish here. In the cooler months, this lake is very peaceful. The camp sites are pretty good and the entire Park seems to be well-maintained. I am heading back there today, during the week...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank 97gregorys
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Jayandness
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It's a popular place, pretty full most weekends. Safer to reserve for 2 nights.
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