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Coyote Creek State Park
Address: Coyote Creek State Park is 18 miles north of Mora on Highway 434. Highway 434, Mile Marker 17, Guadalupita, NM 87722
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Coyote Creek State Park, one of the most heavily stocked trout waters in the state, is nestled 7,700 ft in the eastern foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. With numerous camping and picnicking sites, some with electric hookups. The park also has showers, a playground, and a two-mile nature trail where visitors can enjoy the area’s wildlife and seasonal wildflowers.

Coyote Creek State Park, about an hour southeast of Taos, is nestled in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains along a meandering stream. Enclosed by a forest of spruce and pine, the small valley displays abundant wildflowers and beautiful fall foliage. The park is ideal for fly fishing, camping, hiking and birding.

Park Elevation 7,667 ft

Business Phone Number: (575) 387-2328
Morphy Lake State Park
Address: Morphy Lake State Park is on the road to Ledoux, about 4 miles south of Mora on Highway 94. (Murphy Lake Road
Mora, NM 87732)
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Morphy Lake State Park, at 8,000 ft among ponderosa pines and surrounded by mountains, offers excellent trout fishing, hiking, camping, canoeing, picnicking, and wildlife viewing. Due to its remote location and harsh winters, the park is closed Nov. 1- April 1. The park has plenty of camping and picnicking sites, and is ideal for primitive camping. There are no utilities or portable water. Only electric motors are allowed on the water, making a great place to launch a canoe or kayak. Only RV’s 18′ or smaller are allowed.

Business Phone Number: (575) 387-2328