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Sandia Lakes Recreation Area

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Gorgeous Area but Way Too Many Geese

This is a very lovely spot, gorgeous lakes, gorgeous grounds, playground, picnic tables, clean... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
laconia, nh
Nice Park, No Fish!

This park space is very nicely maintained. It worked very well for a company picnic. The pavilion... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2015
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible37%
20 Apr 2018
“Gorgeous Area but Way Too Many Geese”
8 Jul 2018
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76 Sandia Lakes Rd, Bernalillo, NM 87004
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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

The fishing is great there ..I was going to another spot for 3 weeks straight and never got a thing the following week I went to sandia and started catching fish I make my own bait and man did it work wonders now I go...More

Thank felipel3349
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is a very lovely spot, gorgeous lakes, gorgeous grounds, playground, picnic tables, clean bathrooms. Perfect. Right? Well, not so much. There are entirely too many geese allowed to be here, poop is everywhere, and because of that, one cannot allow the younger kids to...More

2  Thank jwredlabel
Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Spent all day fishing and nobody on any of the lakes was catching anything either. Talked with a lot of the other anglers and the general consensus was, disappointment. The groundskeepers were more concerned with the geese and ducks than anything to do with fishing...More

4  Thank Capstone08
Reviewed 15 January 2018

While there are fish in the water, and this place might be suitable for very small children just to get into fishing and for bored retired people to spend the day at I will outline the issues I've seen below: During my visit I saw...More

5  Thank Julian P
Reviewed 20 November 2017

VERY expensive ($20 per adult), loud, full of kids running around... The lake is full of lost gear and tree branches. I caught a trout and released it without having read the rules and I was told that I was not supposed to do that...More

5  Thank fishingwithoutkn2017
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful relaxing and fun place for Birthday party, fishing and family gathering. Nice areas for parking and handicap accessible. Covered benches by lake provide shade while waiting for the fish to bite.

Thank Francisco F
Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have fished here a few times- I mainly fish the catch and release pond. The facility is pretty but its still fishing. I have been here when you catch 20 fish and days I was lucky to land a few. All in all a...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Enjoyed the scenery. Had a great day fishing. Lovely setting. Very clean facilities. Just a lot of fun.

Thank Paula b
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

Great Lakes, beautiful kept landscaped. Well worth the visit. Great experience... Do recommend!!! Much better than isleta lakes!

Thank Lizzy C
Reviewed 9 August 2015

This park space is very nicely maintained. It worked very well for a company picnic. The pavilion and bathrooms and all public amenities were very nicely done. There was space to play volleyball and frisbees, etc. For everything other than fishing it worked great. We...More

2  Thank roadtrip78726
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