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Cimarron Canyon State Park

28869 Us-64, Eagle Nest, NM 87718
+1 888-667-2757
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Beautiful camping and great trout fishing at Maverick Campground but beware the poison ivy~

It's no secret that there is poison ivy in Maverick Campground. They have signs on every campsite... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
kisstab
What Happened??????

Very disappointed in the New Mexico State Parks, especially Cimarron Canyon State Park this used to... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2016
mountains74
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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Part of the 33,1160-acre Colin Neblett Wildlife Area, the largest wildlife area in the state, this state park features the soaring 400-foot granite formations known as the Cimarron Palisades.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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28869 Us-64, Eagle Nest, NM 87718
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+1 888-667-2757
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"great drive"
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"beautiful area"
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"spectacular rock formations"
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"slow drive"
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"northern new mexico"
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"trout fishing"
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"clear creek trail"
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"hiking trails"
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"enchanted circle"
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"great campsite"
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"camp host"
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"scenic drive"
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"trail head"
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"angel fire"
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

It's no secret that there is poison ivy in Maverick Campground. They have signs on every campsite and on the trails, and they are well needed. We had to make sure our dogs didn't go nosing in the foliage at our campsite and stayed on...More

Thank kisstab
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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in the New Mexico State Parks, especially Cimarron Canyon State Park this used to be one of my favorite places to fish, not anymore. The gravel pits (pictured) had more than 15 dead fish (gross) at one end & the smell of decomposition...More

Thank mountains74
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

Dry camping, no water or electric hookups. If fire band in effect no way to cook with out propane stove. Stocked stream for fishing and several hiking trails.

Thank Betsy G
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful canyon. The steep rocky cliffs, the Aspen's, pines, hiking trails and streams are worth the time. Awesome!!

Thank Fishinsummer
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Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Great drive or place to camp. Great fishing too. Stop and look at the Palisades.

1  Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

This was such a beautiful drive! Make sure to stop along the way and enjoy the creek that runs along side of the road. The creek is clear, crisp, clean mountain water at its best. The views are absolutely breath taking! My 11 year old...More

3  Thank Summerfun1234
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

oh my goodness. I just happened to be back on this site and saw that I only gave it one star. Total mistake! This is one of my favorite places any where!!!!

Thank pegleg1
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Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful!! Beautiful drive. Can and will see GODs handy work at its Best. Incredible views. A must drive with great towns on either end. Time well spent.

1  Thank txrangrpopins
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Reviewed 24 May 2016

This park is a must stop for nature lovers and hikers! It has a lot of places to stop next to the streams. The view of the rock wall is absolutely a spectacle. I fell in love with this place. They even have an RV...More

1  Thank Ivonne G
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Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

You always drive right through this when you come in from Texas! It's a great spot to slow down, stop and take some great pictures...especially if there's a little snow on the ground!!

Thank Cary and Kelly R
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