Caballo Lake State Park, Truth or Consequences

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Caballo Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located 16 miles (26 km) south of Truth or Consequences on the Rio Grande. Caballo Lake was created in the 1930s when an earthen dam was built across the Rio Grande. The dam is 96 feet (29 m) tall and 4,558 feet (1,389 m) across. The size of the lake varies by season, but when the lake is full, it is over 11,500 acres (47 km2) in area, and 18 miles (29 km) long, making it New Mexico's third largest lake.

The primary attraction of the lake is fishing, with bass and walleye fishing most popular.
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  • I wake up to a beautiful mountain view every morning! I just returned from the showers and there was plenty of hot water and the restrooms are very clean. I am in the Palomino campground with full...  more »
  • nice place good fishing ! we tried this place out for fishing and it was good, the water was low but still the fishing was good, Sgt Eddie DeLuca  more »
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  • Had a great time, it was my first time camping and loved it. Planning another camping trip!
  • Excellent fishing lake Full of White Bass and Walleye.
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