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Hopewell Lake Campground, New Mexico
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Description: Fishing galore is found at this 19-acre lake above 9800 ft which was renovated in 1998. Canoeing is possible. 32 campsites above the lake have been added. While large areas of aspens along US 64 have disappeared due to an infestation of western tent caterpillars, much of the aspens in Hopewell Lake Campground have survived, making it a photographers paradise. The lake is regularly stocked with Rainbow trout. Horse campers are welcome with several sites available. Bear, mountain lion and bobcat are common. The abandoned mining camp of Hopewell can be explored nearby. Forest Roads 1892 and 1893 are 2 miles west; roads used for hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, X-C skiing and snowmobiling. The group area accommodates up to 40 people camping. Group area has 21ft pull-throughs. Group shelter for picnicking holds up to 100 people.

Location: 20 miles northwest of Tres Piedras via US 64.   Latitude: 36.7044598   Longitude: -106.2355805

Address: Tres Piedras Ranger District
Carson National Forest
PO Box 38
Tres Piedras, NM  87577
Phone: 575-758-8678

Season: late May- October

Fee: $12/night-single;$30-$60/night-group

Reservations: tel: 1-877-444-6777  |  link: www.recreation.gov
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Trailer/RV length limit is 32ft. Road to lakeside Day Use area can get pretty bumpy, but campground road is gravelled. Day use shelter available for groups.
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