Street Picnic Guide:
PO Box 477
Guadalupita, NM 87722
Gate Hours: 24
Sitting pretty at
8,000 feet among ponderosa pines and surrounded by
mountains, Morphy Lake is the perfect place to get
away from it all, catch a few fish and enjoy the
Morphy Lake State
Park is seven miles south of Mora on NM 94 and four
miles west on a newly paved access road.
The park has plenty
of camping and picnicking sites, and is ideal for
primitive camping. The lake is stocked with trout
and is a great place to launch a canoe or kayak. A
hiking trail around the lake provides access for
anglers. Hidden among a forest of pine trees, Morphy
Lake State Park is found at the end of a three mile
road that is steep, but has recently been paved to accommodate
visitors who do not have a high terrain
Located in the
heart of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, privacy is
easily found throughout this secluded park. Visitors
are reminded this is a PACK-IN, PACK-OUT park.
This small, scenic
lake is stocked with trout, and in winter visitors
frequent the lake for ice fishing. Boating is
limited to electric motors. Surrounded by lush pine
forest, the park lies close to the Pecos Wilderness.
Picnic sites are furnished with tables and
fireplaces, but no drinking water.
- Developed sites
- Wildlife Viewing