Pena Blanca, NM 87041
Cochiti Lake is located within the boundaries of the Pueblo de Cochiti Indian Reservation. Please observe and obey all Pueblo regulations. Do not trespass on lands closed to the public.Cochiti Lake is on the Rio Grande, about half way between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Cochiti Dam is one of the ten largest earthfill dams in the US. It is one of the four units for flood and sediment control on the Rio Grande, operating in conjunction with Galisteo, Jemez Canyon, and Abiquiu Dams.
Map + Directions
From Santa Fe, S on I-25 to exit 264, W on Hwy 16 and N on Cochiti Hwy (Hwy 22). From Albuquerque, N on I-25 to exit 259, NW on Hwy 22.