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Address: Ute Park, Eagle Nest, NM 87749
Phone Number: +1 575-376-9220
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Located in northern New Mexico, this scenic river is dotted with campsites...

Located in northern New Mexico, this scenic river is dotted with campsites and laced with lovely trails.

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We always plan to take a few minutes to stop along the Cimarron River as we make the drive from Texas to our home in Angel Fire. The scenery is great and a short walk along the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We always plan to take a few minutes to stop along the Cimarron River as we make the drive from Texas to our home in Angel Fire. The scenery is great and a short walk along the river is peaceful.

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Little Rock, Arkansas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This is a great trout stream. Also great for putting your feet into. If you go fishing be sure you have a license. The lower part flows through Philmont Scout Ranch and parking along this section is prohibited.

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Thank Jim C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Rode our dual sport bikes from Springer through Ute Park up to Eagle Nest. Just a beautiful trip. Plan to come back in July

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Springer, New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Cimarron Canyon is a favorite of my family to go fishing, sightseeing, and hiking. If you ask the locals in Ute Park where the good fishing spots are, they will be more than happy to give you some spots. Make sure and stop at the old man face and the palisades for some interesting history.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Tis is a beautiful river that has streams that you can access thru various rest stops along 64. Very peaceful, beautiful trails in the woods as well.

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Taos Ski Valley, New Mexico, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

One of the mot scenic canyons and fisheries in the country. The public use portion of the Cimarron River Canyon runs for 8 miles from the Tolby campground on U.S. Hwy 64 East just below Eagle Nest, NM and terminates at the Village of Ute Park, NM own canyon. The 8 mile public portion is a NM State Park. Just... More 

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Kaktovik, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2014

Have fished this river twice. The latest time 10 Aug 2014. It is a small river about ten to fifteen feet wide, one to three feet deep and heavily overgrown in most places. Also, full of dead timber. Very tough to fish. See where some have caught great fish, but wonder if they had a guide and fished private waters?

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Sunray, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2013 via mobile

I visited Cimmaron and Eagle's Nest every singer growing up. It's so beautiful! The locals are nice. The town of Eagle's Nest has grown a little, but not enough to detract from the landscape. They have a wonderful Subway, great fishing, fun ships, and lots of local decor!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2013 via mobile

Lovely spot to sit and relax! Watch the fish in the water. Fish if you like. Be sure to have a New Mexico Day Use Pass if you're in the state park area. (Big fine if you don't.)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2013

I have fished several times with Doc Thompson and Spencer Seim. Not only are both individuals known world wide for their angling prowess, they are excellent individuals. Both have a tremendous amount of knowledge about the history of the area, and run a really professional outfitting service. If you want the true southwest fly fishing experience, don't waste your time... More 

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