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RIANA - ABIQUIU LAKE, NM

Riana Campground is located on a 150 ft. bluff overlooking the scenic Abiquiu Lake in northern New Mexico, just one hour northwest of charming Santa Fe. The lake sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet on the Rio Chama, a tributary of the legendary Rio Grande.Fragrant Pinion pine, juniper...
Status: Closed through Mon Oct 20 2014   Season Dates

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Know Before You Go
  • Riana Campground and Abiquiu Lake are both alcohol-free
  • Riana Campground entrance gates close at 10 p.m.; all guests and visitors must arrive before this time
  • During the on season, there is an attendant available at (505)685-4561
  • Don't Move Firewood: Protect your forests from tree-killing pests by buying your firewood locally and burning it on-site. Visit Dontmovefirewood.org for further information.
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Overview

Overview

Riana Campground is located on a 150 ft. bluff overlooking the scenic Abiquiu Lake in northern New Mexico, just one hour northwest of charming Santa Fe. The lake sits at an elevation of 6,400 feet on the Rio Chama, a tributary of the legendary Rio Grande.

Natural Features:

Fragrant Pinion pine, juniper, and sage cover the campsite, providing a distinct smell of northern New Mexico, but offering limited shade. Colorful rock formations surround the park.

Visitors are awarded a panoramic view of the narrow mesa, Cerro Pedernal, locally known as "Pedernal." Famous American painter, Georgia O'Keefe, had her ashes scattered over its top.

Recreation:

Abiquiu Lake offers many opportunities for outdoor recreation. The fishing here is some of the finest in northern New Mexico.

Visitors enjoy boating, water skiing, and hiking. Lake shore access for boat launching is 1 mile from the campground.

Facilities:

Riana Campground hosts 52 campsites, 13 of which have electric and water hookups. Flush toilets, showers, and drinking water are provided, as are picnic shelters, grills, lantern posts, and tent pads. A playground and dump station are located on-site.

Nearby Attractions:

Northern New Mexico is full of beauty and history. The educational and historical Ghost Ranch is about 10 minutes from the park.

The Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, San Pedro Wilderness, Cumbres Toltec Railroad, Chaco Canyon, and Bandelier National Monument are all nearby.

The ski-town of Taos is just over an hour away, and colorful Santa Fe is an hour southeast, both with restaurants, shops, and museums.

Booking Window
Fri Oct 24 2014 - Mon Apr 20 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

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Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Flush Toilets
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Playground
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets
  • Visitor Center
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
General Season
Oct 20 2014 -
Oct 20 2015
WALK TO $7.00
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $12.00
STANDARD ELECTRIC $16.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
36.23333, -106.43333
36°14'0"N, 106°26'0"W

From Espanola, NM, travel 30 miles north on US Highway 84. Turn west on to State Highway 96 and continue 1 mile to the Riana Campground entrance.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RIANA - ABIQUIU LAKE
PO BOX 290
ABIQUIU  NM  87510-0290

Phone Number:

Information:  (505)685-4371
Additional Information