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The Eagle Nest Lake State Park is a state park in Eagle Nest, New Mexico. It features stunning vistas provided by the Wheeler Peek and Baldy Mountain, which are also two of the highest peaks in the state.

Established in 2004, the Eagle Nest Lake State Park is also famous for its 2400-acre lake. The lake is a man-made body of water which occurred as a result of the creation of Eagle Nest Dam in 1922. It is now popular for fishing, being well stocked with kokanee salmon and rainbow trout.

Located at an elevation of 8300 feet, the Eagle Nest Lake State Park is also popular among those who are looking for a cool summer retreat. Activities that can be enjoyed at the site include wildlife viewing, fishing (ice fishing during winter months), snowmobiling, picnicking, boating, and fishing.
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