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Heron Reservoir

Rio Arriba County - New Mexico
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Frequently Asked Questions About Heron Reservoir, NM

How big is Heron Reservoir?
Heron Reservoir is approximately 4,497 sq acres (18.2 sq km) in size.

What kind of fish can you catch in Heron Reservoir?
Although thery may be others but anglers can expect to find a variety of fish including Lake Trout and Rainbow Trout in Heron Reservoir.

Other fish species in the lake include Kokanee Salmon.

What are the closest cities to Heron Reservoir?
Nearby cities and towns include Tierra Amarilla, NM.

Are there places to stay in the Heron Reservoir area?
Are you craving a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of city life? Or maybe you're an avid angler in search of the perfect fishing spot? Look no further! Heron Reservoir and its surrounding area offer an abundance of options to suit your needs. If you're in need of accommodation, check out our area map which highlights some of the best places to stay. And if you're looking for even more options, head on over to our Travel section. But why settle for a traditional hotel or resort when you can take your adventure to the next level by renting a RV? The open road awaits you!
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What are the best fishing times for Heron Reservoir?
Today for Heron Reservoir, fishing looks to be moderately active with peak fishing times around 7-9 am and 3-4 pm and 8-9 pm. (view forecast graph)

For more best fishing times and fishing forecast vist our Heron Reservoir Fishing Forecasts section. Lake-Link Pro users can acess fishing forecasts for up to 10 days in advance and dial into species specific data.

Are there boat launches on Heron Reservoir?
We know of 2 public boat launches on Heron Reservoir. Please observe any specific lake regulations posted by the boat launch and please help keep the launch area free of litter.

Are there places to eat and drink near Heron Reservoir?
Yes, you can find numerous options in the area. Click the button below to see what's nearby.

Explore the Heron Reservoir area in a RV
Are you looking for an adventurous vacation option that won't break the bank? Look no further than renting an RV! Contrary to popular belief, the process is much simpler than you might imagine. With just a few easy steps, you'll soon be experiencing the ultimate freedom and convenience of exploring the open road in your very own recreational vehicle. And the best part? RV travel can save you up to 60% compared to other types of vacations! With the money you'll save, you'll be able to travel even more and create unforgettable memories along the way. So why wait? Start planning your next adventure today with an RV rental. Learn more about renting a RV.

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What is the average air temp for Heron Reservoir?
Looking forward to your next adventure at Heron Reservoir? Don't forget to plan ahead! Weather can be unpredictable, but we've got you covered. On average, air temperatures during this time of year range from a high around 79°F (26°C) to a low around 51°F (11°C). Of course, these are just historical averages, so be prepared for anything Mother Nature throws your way. For the most up-to-date weather information, be sure to check out our Weather Bar located at the top of this page.

Are there any state parks near Heron Reservoir?
Enjoy more of the outdoors with a visit to an area state park. There are 2 state parks in the vacinity of Heron Reservoir.

For more New Mexico State Park information see our State Park Guide.

More Nearby Lakes To Explore
There's more lake's to explore around Heron Reservoir...
El Vado Reservoir 5.6 mi 3,108
Thompson Lake 8.9 mi 87
Horse Lake 9.7 mi 192
Hayden Lake 9.7 mi 21
Stone Lake 10.1 mi 470
Stinking Lake 10.5 mi 751
Enbom Lake 12.3 mi 30
La Jara Lake 16.9 mi 37
Hidden Lake 19.1 mi 10
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