Ute Lake State Park Nature Trail, Logan, New Mexico

Logan, New Mexico - December 8, 2018 - Ute Lake State Park is a state park in New Mexico, located on the eastern plains. The park features a large 8,200-acre reservoir on the Canadian River that is home to various fish species including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and walleye. The state-owned Ute Dam creating the reservoir was completed in 1963 without federal funding. The park elevation is 3,900 feet above sea level. The park is located 2 miles west of the town of Logan, New Mexico. This reservoir on the Canadian River is one of the longest lakes in the state at nearly 13 miles, and boasts a variety of fun water sports. The campgrounds offer a variety of camping experiences, including the Yucca Campground, designed for RVs.

Ute Lake Nature Trail

This network of trails provides a unique experience of Ute Lake State Park as it winds through the desert, in and out of arroyos, and along the edge of a narrow canyon of fractured bedrock. There are several spur trails that will take you to benches overlooking the lake. Create a 2 mile loop between the Logan and Rogers Trailheads.

Blue sky, light breeze. A perfect day for hiking.