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.
For more details on the Picnic Day Use Area or to reserve a group shelter please call (505) 465-0307
Annual and Lifetime passes are accepted as your reservation ticket fee. See Fees and Cancellation section for valid entrance passes.
7:30 AM – 7:30 PM Mountain Time
Please check here (https://www.spa.usace.army.mil/Missions/Civil-Works/Recreation/Updates/) for more details regarding the status of the lake.
Cochiti Lake is a NO ALCOHOL lake. As per Title 36 CFR Section 327.12 (e): The possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages on any portion of the project land or waters, or the entire project, may be prohibited when designated by the District Commander.