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Caballo Lake State Park


Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Station located next to Visitor Center is available to the public for use. A $5 vehicle entry fee is required 3/17/2021 - ongoing
Hours of operation for day use 6am to 9pm daily 3/30/2021 - ongoing
Primitive Camping allowed on first come first serve basis 5/17/2021 - ongoing
DIRECTIONS: On Google Maps use “EV Charging Station” as your destination for the Visitor Center. Iphone maps app is correct by typing Caballo Lake State Park. If you end up at Smith Ranch, turnaround head south and make a left onto HWY 187 for six miles and Caballo Lake’s main entrance will be on the left side. 3/17/2022 - ongoing


East side boat ramp closed 7/4/2020 - ongoing


Stage I Fire Restrictions: Building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited except in State Park developed camp and picnic grounds where grills and stoves are provided by the State Park. However, campfires are allowed on the lake shoreline in areas cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet. 8/4/2022 - ongoing
The use of devices fueled solely by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off is allowed. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three (3) feet of the device. Smoking is prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or building, a developed recreation site/improved site, or while standing in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material. 8/4/2022 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 4,142.150
Surface (Acres): 2,900.510
Volume (Acre Feet): 34,603.000
Last Updated 9/12/2022

Ramp Status

West Ramp (Open)
East Ramp (Closed)

Office Phone

(575) 743-3942
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