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Sugarite Canyon State Park

Nm-526, Raton, NM 87740-9743
+1 505-445-5607
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Spent part of day here while out poking around Raton. It is a beautiful, well kept park. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Larry J
via mobile
Very nice state park with a remote feel.

Once you hit the trails from the visitor center, it doesn't take long to get the sense of being in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
montanapescado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Travellers talk about
“coal mining” (10 reviews)
“lake maloya” (16 reviews)
“lake alice” (11 reviews)
LOCATION
Nm-526, Raton, NM 87740-9743
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+1 505-445-5607
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"coal mining"
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"lake maloya"
in 16 reviews
"lake alice"
in 11 reviews
"camp host"
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"visitor center"
in 12 reviews
"great fishing"
in 5 reviews
"new mexico"
in 11 reviews
"mule deer"
in 4 reviews
"beautiful hiking"
in 2 reviews
"nice lake"
in 3 reviews
"trout fishing"
in 2 reviews
"bear boxes"
in 2 reviews
"beautiful area"
in 4 reviews
"nice camping"
in 2 reviews
"capulin volcano"
in 2 reviews
"ice fishing"
in 2 reviews
"nice stop"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent part of day here while out poking around Raton. It is a beautiful, well kept park. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable. The scenery was outstanding. We even spotted a bear playing in the upper lake. We have spent several weeks in Raton...More

Thank Larry J
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Once you hit the trails from the visitor center, it doesn't take long to get the sense of being in a wilderness area. The air is very clean and the woods very attractive. The main trail is good either for a hike or a mountain...More

Thank montanapescado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful park with some easy hiking trails. Used to be a coal mining camp and some of the ghost town still remains. Worth the stop.

2  Thank ladybugTAZ
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We hiked the trails around Maloya Lake and also the River Walk trail at the entrance to the park. They are easy hikes with beautiful views. The fire from a few years back has hurt the landscape but the park is still beautiful and the...More

Thank chiefsfan217
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The state park is off the highway and worth the trip. It has 3 lakes many hiking trails. It is open year round and there is camping. I read signs about boarding horses while camping but did not participate it that activity. very dog friendly....More

Thank Barbara A
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Reviewed 1 April 2018

If you driving on I-25 from ABQ to denver this could be a nice stop with kids. it not that off from I-25, only ~20 minutes from Raton, we went to the lake, it was very cold, go all the way up, cross the bridge...More

Thank Harel F
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

This is only a few miles outside of Raton and it is well worth the trip! Many activities are scheduled year round and they offer interesting information in a beautiful setting. Friendly Rangers and a variety of hikes.

Thank Carol B
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This state park is very close to the Capulin Volcano area. Be sure to stop at the visitor center to get all the information you need for your visit. There is an easy trail behind the visitor's center where you can see ruins of what...More

2  Thank Buffer2014
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

drove up to have a look around, nice area, and nice lake for fishing. I heard they stock it with some big one for the fishing derby and not all get caught. nice mountain area and fresh air

Thank lick007
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Easy to access, one stop if you are looking for a place to picnic, to hike, to take a walk in nature or to throw a line to catch some fresh water trout. Lake Maloya is the venue for the annual Polar Bear Plunge on...More

Thank InfinitePotential
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bgumlia
27 April 2018|
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Response from Buffer2014 | Reviewed this property |
I only know by what I read on the website, which says no cabins or kayaks to rent.
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