Sugarite Canyon State Park sits at over 6,000 feet in elevation and has something for everyone! Camping, hiking, fishing, boating, rock climbing, mountain biking - you name it, it can be done at Sugarite. The state park is only about a 15 minute drive from Raton and is an affordable outdoor spot. Check out rates, make camping reservations and see what activities the park has planned here.
Lakes in/near Sugarite Canyon State Park: Lake Alice, Lake Maloya, Lake Dorothy (accessible by hiking or high-clearance vehicles).
Across the Colorado boarder a short 30 minute drive away is another lake to enjoy, Trinidad Lake State Park. Trinidad Lake is a great place to fish, boat, camp or hike.
Mountain Bike Trails can be found online here.