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Sumner Lake State Park
Location De Baca, New Mexico, United States
Area 6,700 acres (27 km2)
Elevation 4,300 ft (1,300 m)
Established 1966
Governing body New Mexico State Parks Division

Sumner Lake State Park is a state park of New Mexico, United States, located on the eastern plains about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Fort Sumner.

The park features a large 4,500-acre (18 km2) reservoir on the Pecos River, created in 1939 by the Sumner Dam of the United States Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir is home to various fish species including largemouth bass, catfish, crappie and walleye. The park elevation is 4,300 feet (1,300 m) above sea level.

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