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Clayton Lake State Park Campground New Mexico

Clayton Lake State Park Overview

Clayton Lake View

Clayton Lake State Park campground has 31 campsites spread out in 5 camping loops and is located next to Clayton Lake with views of rolling grasslands, volcanic rocks and sandstone bluffs. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each site also has a table fire ring and grate. Campground amenities include drinking water, vault & flush toilets and showers. The park also features an astronomy observatory and visitor center.

Clayton Lake State Park – Area Recreation

Visitors today can enjoy picnicking and some mighty fine fishing at the park’s 170-acre lake. You can also check out  over 500 dinosaur foot prints dating back more than 100 million years!  Other outdoor fun includes boating, canoeing, kayaking, hiking, biking, hiking, horseback riding, picnicking and wildlife viewing.

You may also be interested in Sugarite Canyon State Park.

Make a Reservation for Clayton Lake State Park

  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Comfort Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Group Pavilion
  • Observatory
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Ranger Station
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets, Vault Toilets)
  • RV Hookups
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Horseback riding
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Observatory
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
141 Clayton Lake Rd.
Clayton, New Mexico 87045
575 374-8808
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Best Campsites

Electric 7 and Cove 6.

Campsite Types
  • ADA
  • Group
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
# of Campsites:


# of RV Hookup Campsites:

7 w/ Water, 9 w/ Electric & Water


Year Round



Clayton Lake State Park Photos & Video

Clayton Lake CB Loop 001
Clayton Lake CB Loop 002
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 001
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 002
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 003
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 004
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 005
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 006
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 007
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 008
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 009
Clayton Lake Cove Loop 010
Clayton Lake Dock
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 001
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 002
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 003
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 004
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 005
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 006
Clayton Lake Electric Loop 007
Clayton Lake Group Area
Clayton Lake Peach Point Loop 001
Clayton Lake Peach Point Loop 002
Clayton Lake Peach Point Loop 003
Clayton Lake Peach Point Loop 004
Clayton Lake Peach Point Loop 005
Clayton Lake Rock Garden Loop 001
Clayton Lake Rock Garden Loop 002
Clayton Lake Rock Garden Loop 003
Clayton Lake Rock Garden Loop 004
Clayton Lake Sign
Clayton Lake South Loop 001
Clayton Lake South Loop 002
Clayton Lake South Loop 003
Clayton Lake South Loop 004
Clayton Lake South Loop 005
Clayton Lake View
Clayton Lake Visitor Center
Clayton Lake Bathroom

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