Swim Beach Day Use Area

Cochiti Day Use Area Tickets

Cochiti Lake is located within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation, on the Rio Grande River about half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earth-fill dams in the US. The Cochiti Swim Beach Day Use Area is a fee area and display of day use pass is strictly enforced, please take time to ensure that the day use pass is displayed clearly and properly. This Day Use Area is open to the public for swimming, picnicing, and general activities. No fishing is allowed from the beach shoreline. No pets are allowed on the beach (service animals are exempt). Please take time to ensure you follow all Pueblo regulations, and do not trespass on lands closed to public access

Starting Thursday July 01, 2021 day use reservations will no longer be required to enter the Cochiti Lake Project. Day use fees may be paid online, or on site. Day use passes and/or hang tags must be displayed on vehicle dash board while in day use fee areas.

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