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Cabresto Lake Campground

5 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Dispersed
  • Tent Cabin

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Access

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

Reviews

5 Reviews of Cabresto Lake Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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  • 3
  • 2
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Lila L.The Dyrt PRO User
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…

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Month of VisitNovember
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.…

Month of VisitSeptember
Karen  N.
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…

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Location

Cabresto Lake Campground is located in New Mexico

Directions

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.

Coordinates

36.7475729 N
105.49956536 W

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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

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