Cabresto Lake Campground
Surrounded by high peaks, this small campground of 9 sites at 9500 feet overlooks the 15-acre Cabresto Lake from a level ridge at the head of a 4 mile trail to Heart Lake. One of the few places in NM for catching brook trout.
At a Glance
|Area Amenities:||Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets|
|Open Season:||Generally May - November (weather dependent; call ahead)|
|Closest Towns:||Cabresto Lake is approximately 7 miles northeast of the town of Questa, NM.|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||For more information contact: Questa Ranger District, P.O. Box 110, 184 SR 38, Questa, NM 87556. (575) 586-0520.|
5 miles northeast of Questa on Forest Road 134 then 2 miles north on Forest Service Road 134A. The last 2 miles on Forest Road 134A are on a primitive road.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Open May through September. 9 campsites at elevation 9,500.
|No. of Sites||9 single site(s)|
|Reservation Info||Not reservable|
|No. of Accessible sites||None|
Lake and Pond Fishing
An excellent fishing lake for several species of trout. Access from Forest road 134, nine miles from Questa. Turn left or North on Forest road 134A. High clearance vehicles recommended. Camping permitted at the lake. Lake is fifteen acres in size.
Hiking Trails - Trailheads for Latir Peak Wilderness
Trail #82 Lake Fork Trail.
PicnickingOpen from May through September.
|Tent camping:||9 Campsites for tent or truck campers.|