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Cabresto Lake Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

Surrounded by high peaks, this small campground at 9500 feet overlooks the 15-acre Cabresto Lake from a level ridge at the head of a 4 mile trail to Heart Lake. One of the few places in NM for catching brook trout


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets

For Vehicles


    • Drive In
      Park next to your campsite
    • Walk In
      Park in a lot, walk to your campsite


    5 Reviews of Cabresto Lake Campground

    Ratings Breakdown

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    Lila L.
    Reviewed May. 8, 2021

    Bit disappointed

    So... luckily we have Jeep. The road up to the lake is pretty rocky so we had to air down our tires so that we don’t get back aches after our day 4x4 goose lake trail getaway. The road is not tricky but just too many sharp rocks/pebbles. We were able to find a dispersed campsite by the cliff and…

    DThe Dyrt PRO User
    Reviewed Sep. 16, 2020

    A Nice Area

    A vehicle with off-road capabilities is recommended if you want to reach this campground. While not impossible with a regular sedan, it does take navigating up some unpaved switchbacks. The campsites here are undeveloped but there are picnic tables. Also most of the sites are on some sort of slope.…

    Reviewed Jul. 5, 2020

    Beautiful Mountain lake

    Definitely need an all terrain vehicle for the drive up to lake. Rough dirt road. Got a flat tire Beautiful mountain lake. No luck fishing.

    Nice hiking trail. Can hike to Heart Lake. 9 mile round trip hike. Saw quite a few backpackers

    Campgrounds undeveloped. Very crowded. Lots of traffic…


    Cabresto Lake Campground is located in New Mexico


    5 miles northeast of Questa on Forest Road 134 then 2 miles north on Forest Service Road 134A.  The last 2 miles on Forest Road 134A are on a primitive road.


    36.7475729 N
    105.49956536 W

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