Description - New Mexico Department of Game and Fish stocks the reservoir and provides law enforcement. Boating is permitted and must conform to New Mexico regulations. Boating fees are charged.
Recreation - Year-round fishing for white bass, catfish, and bream. Scuba diving for game fish permitted.
Located 3 miles north of Carlsbad. Good roads to recreation area. Good to fair roads around reservoir.
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Avalon Reservoir, Carlsbad Irrigation District, 201 S. Canal St.
, Carlsbad, NM, 88220, Phone: 505-885-3203
Additional Information: New Mexico Lakes and Reserviors
- The wide range of terrain and climates found in the state of New Mexico creates diverse settings for the state's lakes and reservoirs.