Impoundment of water in Cochiti Lake began in Construction of the dam was opposed by the Cochiti Keres Pueblo Indianswho lost ificant tracts of agricultural land as a result of the construction and subsequent pool filling.
The Cochiti Keres filed a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers regarding the inundation of their lands, winning the suit. The permanent pool was established by and is Cochiti lake NM Cheating wife Medora San Juan-Chama Project water.
A visitor center is open to the public near the park headquarters. Our library boasts over 11, titles, e-books, computers, book club and more!
A Robert Trent Jones Jr. Managed by Cochiti Community Development Corp, Currently closed. Cochiti Lake - Currently closed The lake is managed by the U.
S Army Corps of Engineers. A no wake lake with a swim beach, boat launch, fishing dock and campground.
Entry fee or park pass required.