Jackson Lake is a popular fishing and kayaking spot with locals. The lake sits amidst 840 acres of the Jackson Lake Wildlife Area.
436 Hwy 170, Farmington, NM
Wildlife viewing, hiking, kayaking and fishing are popular here year round. Access to the lake is by foot only, 1/4 mile hike from the parking lot. The lake parking area is located off NM Highway 170 (La Plata Highway), just 5 miles north of Farmington. Boat use is restricted to canoes/kayaks or rafts or electric motors that can be carried by foot to the lake. Lake species include: catfish, bluegill and bass.