Water is not available from October 1 to April 30.
Generally ATVs are allowed on the Forest but they must be licensed and users must follow all state laws regarding use. ATV use is not allowed in Quemado Lake Recreation Area.
The nearest store is Snuffy's, just west of the lake. The store no longer sells fishing licenses. The only location to purchase a fishing license is the Apache Creek Store in Apache Creek, NM located 25 miles South of the Quemado Lake area on Highway 32. Snuffy's also has a restaurant.
Just west of Quemado, NM, go south on NM 32 for 14.2 miles to Quemado Lake/NM 103 sign. At the sign go east on NM 103 for 4 miles to where Forest Road 13 (gravel) begins.
Maps are currently being developed for the recreation area.