Hopewell Lake Campground

Tierra Amarilla, New Mexico


Hopewell Lake Campground sits next to its scenic namesake lake between Tres Piedras and Tierra Amarilla in northern New Mexico. Visitors enjoy horseback riding, hiking, fishing and canoeing.


The 14-acre lake is perfect for canoeing and is regularly stocked with rainbow and brook trout. The Contiental Divide National Scenic Trail goes through the campgound, and is popular with horseback riders and hikers.


The campground has 31 camping sites. There is also a group day-use shelter and group overnight campsite, both available by reservation. Horse corrals and water troughs are available at two campsites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. First-come, first-served sites are available.

Natural Features

Hopewell Lake is a small, man-made lake, set high in the Carson National Forest at an elevation of 9,500 feet. A forest of conifer and aspen trees covers the area and offers partial shade in the campground.


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