Conchas Lake State Park is 25 mile reservoir (6,033-acre lake on the Canadian River) that offers secluded coves, canyons, sandy beaches, excellent for camping, boating, and fishing at an elevation of 4,253 ft.
Pease note Conchas Lake park is open daily to New Mexico residents only.
Conchas Lake Photos
Popular Types of Fish at Conchas Lake
There's a wide variety of fish that is offered at the Conchas such as Largemouth and smallmouth bass, bluegill, crappie, channel catfish and walleye.
Fishing is good Conchas Lake using top water lures, spinner baits, crank baits, jerk baits, tubes, senkos for bass and salt craws.
Highly Recommended Bait, Tackle & Gear
Directions to Conchas Lake State Park
501 Bell Ranch Road, Tucumcari, NM 87045
About 34 miles northwest of Tucumcari.
From Albuquerque go East on I-40 about 135 miles to the NM-129 exit- Exit 300 toward Newkirk. Exit. Turn left onto NM-129. Go north about 17.5 miles. Watch for a few sharp turns in the road and narrow shoulderson this stretch. Turn right onto NM-104 and go a distance of about 6 miles. Turn slightly left onto State Road 433 N for 2.6 miles following the road directions to the state park. Watch the narrow dam top crossing.
From Las Vegas New Mexico go southeast on NM 104 for 75 miles to State Road 433 N and go 2.6 miles following the road directions into the park. Watch the narrow dam top crossing.
Map: Printable park map. A privately made fishing and boating map is available at many marinas and boating stores statewide.