Lake Farmington offers family friendly outdoor adventure within the city limits! The lake is open year-round for fishing and camping, and seasonally for boating and swimming. The Beach at Lake Farmington is open seasonally for swimming and features sandy beaches, inflatable water slides and trampolines, as well as kayak and paddleboard rentals.
Lake Farmington is a popular fishing spot, year-round. Species in the 250-acre lake include rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish and even pike. The lake is open to the public from 6:00am to 10:00pm. Bird watching is also a popular activity at Lake Farmington. A variety of hummingbirds, eagles, hawks and heron frequent this city oasis.
Lake access fee is $5 per vehicle per day or $50 for a season pass. Camping fees are $10 per night, this includes the lake access fee for 1 vehicle.
Directions to Lake Farmington
Lake Farmington, shown as Farmington Lake or Beeline Reservoir on some maps, is located on the east end of Farmington on Main Street/NM 516. The turn off for Lake Farmington is accessed from NM 516/Main Street, about 7 miles from the intersection of Main and Pinon HIlls Blvd. Please note that Google Maps and MapQuest directions provide directions via Flora Vista, Road 3535 and Road 3544. This route crosses private land and is not recommended. If you need assistance with directions contact the Farmington Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-448-1240.