Bluewater Lake State Park facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsBluewater Lake State Park
|Location||Cibola, New Mexico, United States|
|Area||3,000 acres (12 km2)|
|Elevation||7,400 ft (2,300 m)|
|Governing body||New Mexico State Parks Division|
Bluewater Lake State Park is a state park in Prewitt, New Mexico, United States, located in the Zuni Mountains 30 miles (48 km) west of Grants. The park itself encompasses approximately 3,000 acres (12 km2), and the lake has a surface area of approximately 1,200 acres (4.9 km2).
The park is popular for fishing and bird watching, with 68 different species of birds either calling the park home, or passing through the park on their annual migrations. The lake is stocked with rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and catfish. Its high altitude (7,400 ft) and location in northern New Mexico cause the lake to freeze over in the winter, allowing ice fishing to take place.
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