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Sugarite Canyon State Park

Box 386 HC 63, Raton, NM 87740-9743
+1 505-445-5607
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sugarite canyon/lake maloya

Always enjoy going here.. close to Raton, and good fishing. excellent place to kick back and relax... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Hennessey, Oklahoma
Nice State Park

I stopped in Raton for a couple of days in the middle of a 17 day road trip. While there, I spent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Randolph, Vermont
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Box 386 HC 63, Raton, NM 87740-9743
+1 505-445-5607
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always enjoy going here.. close to Raton, and good fishing. excellent place to kick back and relax. it is really greening up again after the bad forest fires of several years ago which is nice to see.

Thank coltkev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped in Raton for a couple of days in the middle of a 17 day road trip. While there, I spent an afternoon hiking the Ponderosa and Opportunity Trail loop which is about 5 miles. Pleasant walk, not too difficult but has some sections...More

Thank Mick7Fairlee_Vermont
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Don't miss this beautiful hiking trail if you are at the park for hiking. It is near the stream in several places and goes by a beaver pond and small waterfall. Hundreds of wildflowers line the path on both sides all the way from one...More

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The old people who run the campground allow only other old retirees to stay there in the few spots available. They are grumpy and rude. We will never visit the park again.

1  Thank dliwsgerg
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Look these opinions are very subjective. If you have seen the Grand or Palo Duro, this is no comparison. But it is a nice drive with two nice lakes, very scenic. Good walking paths but not much more. All vegetation, no wild life. Fine for...More

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We drove through Sugarite Canyon on our way back to Raton through Johnson Mesa after spending a half day at Capulin volcano. What an awesome drive!! The beauty was WOW! So green!! The wildflowers were so colorful & prolific! A must see!!!

Thank dlworth72
Reviewed 10 July 2017

There are two beautiful mountain lakes in this state park, Lake Alice (smaller) and Lake Maloya (larger). Good trout fishing to be had in Lake Maloya.

2  Thank David R
Reviewed 20 June 2017

The visitor center staff and camp host Ben were SO nice and helpful! It was my first solo camping adventure and no reservation. Everyone was great. A little disappointed that the shower building was locked early the night I stayed but otherwise, no complaints. Clean...More

2  Thank Deb A
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Great hike up to Lake Dorothy. Wish we would have hiked the coal mining trail but it was hot this day so we opted for a place to take the dog swimming. Get your Co. Fishing license and fish in Lake Dorothy - worth the...More

3  Thank rbca314
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We were passing through briefly and this a nice park! The campgrounds were very clean and they provided bear boxes at every site. We would definitely camp here. Be sure to bring your own water as there was no potable water. It seems to have...More

Thank Gina A
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