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New Mexico Camping Lakes

New Mexico camping lakes map.

Camping at the lake adds fun activities like swimming, fishing, boating and waterskiing to any camping trip. New Mexico has many great lakes with camping areas or campgrounds near the lake. Pack up the tent and boat, and take the family camping at one of these camping lakes soon. Some lakes in NM may require reservations to camp. If you plan to go fishing, local and/or state fishing licenses may be required. On some lakes canoe or boat rentals are available. Camping lakes are listed by region on this page for NM camping lakes.

Camping near lakes with RVs, motorhomes and tents.

Northwest New Mexico

Navajo Lake

Heron Lake

Northeast New Mexico

Conchas Lake

Sumner Lake

Southwest New Mexico

Caballo Lake

Elephant Butte Reservoir

Southeast New Mexico

Brantley Lake

Red Bluff Reservoir

Camping at lakes in NM

Family boating while on a camping trip

Great camping opportunities await you and your family at lakes throughout New Mexico. Many are only a short walk to the water, others are right near the waters edge. Kids of all ages love to skip rocks on the water, go swimming or fishing. Spend a relaxed day boating or take the kids water skiing. There are plenty of terrific lakes for boating and camping in NM.

Camping lakes in the USA, by state.