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This nearby National Monument is beautiful and fun. It is currently closed but opening plans are in work.
The Cochiti Lake Fire/EMS department can provide emergency medical care and transportation
The Visitor's Center provides info about Tent Rocks and wonderful native-made jewelry and pottery. Temporarily closed.
A few of the hundreds of "tent rocks" seen from the trails at nearby Katcha Katuwe National Monument.
Nearby La Bajada Hill was part of the historic Santa Fe trail.
Welcome sign as one drives past the dam and up into the Town of Cochiti Lake.
The Pueblo de Cochiti gold course is a respected course designed by Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Overhead shot of the 5 mile long Cochiti Dam forming Cochiti Lake on the Rio Grande river.
Notice the bosque trees changing color and the birds in the water of the bosque, The bosque is the name for the trees along the banks and in the flood plains of the Rio Grande.
Winter snow in the Jemez Mountains to the west of Cochiti Lake.
Escarpment on Dome Road
Tom Kauley took this winter photograph of our local buffalo. They are frequently in one of the Rio Grande bosque pastures.
Cochiti Lake at sunset.
Looking back at the Town of Cochiti Lake and the historic Horn Mesa from the Dome Road.
The Cochiti Golf Course has a lovely clubhouse with a restaurant and pro shop.
Cochiti Lake is a no-wake lake so lots of sailboats, kayaks, canoes and fishing boats are seen.
Osprey on one of the four nesting platforms around the lake.
The cottonwoods in the Rio Grande bosque are particularly beautiful in the fall. Notice the rainbow as well.
The golf course has great mountain and canyon views.
A double rainbow over the Jemez mountains.