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FRIENDS hosts year round activities for children and adults at both Eagle Nest Lake and in Cimarron Canyon.

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FISHING TIPS FOR BEGINNERS

An ongoing series of informational entries

27th Annual Fish Fest

September 24-27, 2020

Enjoy a long weekend of fishing on Eagle Nest Lake in September. To make sure this event is still happening, call 575-377-6941 or go to EagleNestCabins.com.

Firemen's BBQ & EMT 911 Sundaes
4th of July Fireworks over the Lake

July 4th, 2021

Enjoy delicious BBQ at the 41st Annual Eagle Nest Volunteer Fire Department BBQ Benefit. Barbecue beef, beans, coleslaw, roll and beverage will be $12 per plate donation. The EMT 911 Sundae proceeds will benefit the Eagle Nest Volunteer Ambulance Service.

After dark, enjoy the firework display over the Eagle Nest Lake.
See State guidelines for the fireworks display this year.

EVENTS AT EAGLE NEST LAKE 

HOSTED BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS


PADDLE IT! 

June 2021

Canoe, Kayak and SUP (stand-up paddle board) event on Eagle Nest Lake. For more information, call 505-721-0704, email at [email protected], or go to visiteaglenest.org.

5th Annual Eagle Fest

EAGLE FEST HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2020.
See you in August of 2021 at the Enchanted Eagle Park in Eagle Nest,
hosted by the Village of Eagle Nest with volunteer support by many FRIENDS members.

Bring your family and friends for a weekend of fun. Events include music, hot air balloons, arts & crafts, food & beverages, plus more!  For more details, call 575-377-2486 or visit eaglenest.org. Events may be limited this year due to social restrictions.

Shore Clean Up Days

Eagle Nest Lake Shore Clean Up Day

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Meet at the Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center. We will be cleaning the area along the lake bank from the visitor Center to the South Boat Ramp.

River Roundup at Cimarron Canyon State Park

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Help with the most fun treasure hunts of the season. Enjoy a beautiful walk along the shoreline collecting trash and treasures. You will enjoy a great day full of good deeds as we scour the shore. Bring gloves and water. Dress for sunny weather, potentially muddy banks and tall weeds. Trash bags will be provided by the State Park.  Come join the fun!  

Summer FRIENDS Membership Meeting

and Board Elections

July 2021

Come see what FRIENDS is all about. Join us at our Summer Membership Meeting where we will elect officers for this next year. 

National Trails Day Hike

June 5, 2021

Enjoy a beautiful hike on Clear Creek Trail in Cimarron Canyon. Meet at the Trail head at 9:00 am.

Children's Fishing Derby

May 8, 2021

Fun for children ages 3-11 at the Maverick Campground in Cimarron Canyon State Park. Meet at the Gravel Pit Lakes. Registration starts at 10:00 am and fish until 1:00 pm. For more information call 575-377-1594 or 575-377-6271.

Annual Winter FRIENDS 

Meeting and Potluck

February 8, 2021

Come see what FRIENDS is all about. Join us at our Winter Meeting and Potluck. If you want, bring your favorite dish to share. Meeting will take place at 5:30 pm at the Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center, 42 Marina Way, Eagle Nest NM.

Ice Fishing Tournament

January 30, 2021

There are 4 categories:  Trout/Salmon, Perch, Pike, and Creel (Points for total fish in the Creel category are based on entry into one or more of the species categories.)

Registration from 6:00-11:00 am at Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center, 42 Marina Way, Eagle Nest NM. Phone 575-377-1594. Submit winning fish to tournament judges by 2:00 pm to be eligible for prizes. Cash prizes, raffle items and goodie bags available. New Mexico Game & Fish and State Park regulations will be enforced. Link to flyers below:

Ice Fishing Information Flyer

Tournament Rules

Registration Form

Polar Bear Plunge and Stomp

January 1, 2021

Participate in the Polar Bear Stomp along the Eagle Nest Lake Trail. Then take the Polar Bear Challenge and plunge into the Eagle Nest Lake on New Year's Day! Hot beverages and refreshments will be provided. There is no fee to register, however a $5 Park fee will apply. Registration for both events begins at 9 am. Polar Bear Stomp begins at 10 am and the Plunge begins at 11 am. Shoes are required to take the plunge. Come to the Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center, 42 Marina Way, Eagle Nest NM. For event info, call 575-377-1594.  

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Eagle Nest Lake State Park                       Cimarron Canyon State Park

Visitor Center                                             Visitor Center

42 Marina Way                                            28869 Highway 64

Eagle Nest NM 87718                                  Eagle Nest NM 87718


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