New Mexico Boating
Plenty of fun places to go boating in New Mexico. Whether it's a family outing or just the guys going fishing or skiing, boating is fun for all. And there is boating in all corners of of the state. Whether you live in the northwest, northeast, southwest or southeast part of the state, chances there are plenty of opportunities to go boating nearby.
Boating in NM
For further information about boating in New Mexico, contact the New Mexico State Parks - Boating Licenses located at 1220 South St. Francis Drive, Santa Fe, NM 87505. The phone number is 505 476-3355.
For convenience, resources are listed first by area of the New Mexico, then by proximity to cities, waterways, parks, campgrounds and other relative attractions in NM. Cities listed in this section include Albuquerque, Farmington, Gallup, Grants, Los Lunas, Cimarron, Espanola, Las Vegas, Los Alamos, Santa Fe, Deming, Las Cruces, Magdalena, Silver City, Truth Or Consequences, Alamogordo, Artesia, Carlsbad, Carrizozo and Roswell.
Resources are also identified nearby campgrounds including Bluewater Lake State Park, El Vado Lake State Park, Navajo Lake State Park, Clayton Lake State Park , Morphy Lake State Park, Storrie Lake State Park, Caballo Lake State Park, Elephant Butte Lake State Park, Leasburg Dam State Park, Bottomless Lakes State Park, Brantley Lake State Park and Sumner Lake State Park.
Rivers & Lakes For Boating in NM
New Mexico lakes with boating opportunities are listed within quadrants of New Mexico include Abiquiu Reservoir, Bluewater Lake, Cutter Reservoir, Morgan Lake, Navajo Lake, El Vado Lake, Heron Lake, Santa Rosa Lake, Sumner Lake, Ute Lake, Acomita Lake , Caballo Lake, Elephant Butte Reservoir, Paguate Reservoir, Togeye Lake, Brantley Lake, Conchas Lake, Eagle Nest Lake, Lake McMillan and Red Bluff Reservoir. Many of these lakes offer multiple boat launching facilities at various locations around the lake.
New Mexico also affords some boating or canoeing on rivers like Rio San Jose, San Juan River, Corrizo Creek, Ute Creek, Gila River, Rio Grande, Pecos River and Rio Penasco.
Boating opportunities in New Mexico
NM boating equipment and gear.
Throughout New Mexico you can find boat dealers, outdoor centers, sporting good stores, bait and tackle stores, RV centers and discount stores offering a wide variety of boating equipment, accessories and supplies.
Go boating in New Mexico
Gather up the family along with some snacks and refreshing beverages and go enjoy the thrill of fresh air in your face and the sun on your back. When boating you can see parts of New Mexico accessible only by water. Often you'll see birds and wildlife not normally seen in city areas. Plus, sunrises and sunsets always seem more majestic when you are in the great outdoors.