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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 19-27, 2020

Enjoy a week of fishing on Eagle Nest Lake in September. For details, call 575-377-6941 or go to EagleNestCabins.com.

4th of July Fireworks over the Lake

July 4th, 2020

After dark, enjoy the firework display over the Eagle Nest Lake.
For more information, contact 575-377-2420 or visit
EagleNestChamber.org.

EVENTS AT EAGLE NEST LAKE 

HOSTED BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS


PADDLE IT! 

June TBD, 2020

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

August 14-16, 2020 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.

River Roundup at Cimarron Canyon State Park

August 1, 2020 from 9:00-11:00am

Help with the most fun Treasure Hunt of the Season. Enjoy a beautiful walk along the Cimarron River collecting trash and treasures. You will enjoy a great day full of good deeds as we scour the shore line, watermelon following as we compare our best finds. Meet at the Maverick Campground at 9:00am. Wear boots and bring gloves, trash bags will be provided.  Come join the fun!  Remember, the treasure chest with over a million $$$ is still out there somewhere!!

Summer FRIENDS Annual

Meeting and Potluck

July 13, 2020

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

National Trails Day Hike

June 6, 2020

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

Children's Fishing Derby

May 9, 2020

NOTE:  The Children's Fishing Derby has been postponed at this time. Please check back for updates.

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

Annual Winter FRIENDS 

Meeting and Potluck

February 10, 2020

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 5:30pm at the Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center, 42 Marina Way, Eagle Nest NM.

Ice Fishing Tournament

January 25, 2020

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 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, 2020

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 10am and the Plunge begins at 11am. 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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