Cochiti Day Use Area is open to the public for swimming, boating and fishing. Social distancing and COVID safe practices must be followed to ensure a safe and enjoyable time while at the lake. Each private vehicle entering the day use area will need a reservation ticket. Only one day use reservation is required for the vehicle and all the occupants. Please take time to ensure you follow all Pueblo regulations, and do not trespass on lands closed to public access. No alcohol is allowed on the premises.
You must arrive on the date reserved. Reservation tickets must be purchased online at Recreation.gov or using the Recreation.gov mobile app. Reservations will not be sold at the park. Day use reservations are nontransferable, and resale or auction of reservations is prohibited.
Visitors are allowed up to 1 private vehicle reservation ticket per day with a maximum vehicle capacity of four (4) passengers per designated vehicle. Reservation holder must be in the vehicle at the time of entry and prepared to show photo ID. The ticket is required for the vehicle and the four (4) allowed occupants.
Please have a printed or digital copy of your reservation ticket available to be scanned at the park entrance station. Pass holders must provide Annual or Lifetime Pass (if applicable) for validation.
07:30 AM – 05:00 PM Mountain Time.
You may exit and re-enter the Day Use area only for the date on your reservation ticket.
No alcohol is allowed at Cochiti Lake.