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Bill Evans Lake Wildlife Area

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Scenic Lake for Camping, Fishing, Wildlife-Watching

This 62 acre man-made lake is maintained by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and open all... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2016
CrankingChick
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Tucson, Arizona
A good place to fish or to watch birds

This is a man-made lake which seems to be primarily for fishing. It is quite crowded on weekends... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2019
Bern666
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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7 Feb 2019
“A good place to fish or to watch birds”
6 Jan 2019
“This is a man made round hole trimmed with trash”
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Evans Lake Road, 25 miles west of Silver City off US180, turn on Bill Evans Rd., then Evans Lake Rd., Silver City, NM 88061
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

This is a man-made lake which seems to be primarily for fishing. It is quite crowded on weekends, but less so during the week. It is also very good for bird watching. There are pit toilets but they are not the best we have ever...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019

This is a man made round hole in the earth filled with water and surrounded with trash. Do not waste your time and gas to go to this !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

My title says it all. We felt we had sort of wasted a trip driving there. It's basically a reservoir created by a dam.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Gretchen R
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Clean and attractive! Easily accessible for fishing and watching the water fowl swim around and dive for food.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Timothy T
Reviewed 13 October 2016

This 62 acre man-made lake is maintained by the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish and open all year. Water is pumped into the lake from the Gila River. Located about 4 miles off US180, access is via paved roads (Bill Evans Rd. and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
6  Thank CrankingChick
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