United States New-Mexico

Chavez Canyon Boat Launch

Chavez Canyon Boat Launch is a concrete boat ramp located in northern New Mexico, specifically in the Carson National Forest near the town of Tierra Amarilla. The latitude and longitude coordinates for this boat ramp are 36.364391, -106.680934.

This boat ramp is a single-lane ramp that offers boaters access to the Chama River, which is a popular destination for fishing, kayaking, and rafting. The boat ramp is managed by the United States Forest Service and is open year-round, weather permitting.

According to the latest information available, the Chavez Canyon Boat Launch is approximately 20 feet wide and can accommodate small to medium-sized watercraft. There is no specific information available on the maximum weight or length of boats that can be launched from this ramp.

The Chama River, which is serviced by the Chavez Canyon Boat Launch, is a popular destination for fly fishing and is home to a variety of fish species such as brown and rainbow trout. In addition to fishing, the river is also suitable for kayaking and rafting; however, it is recommended that boaters check the water levels before launching.

Overall, the Chavez Canyon Boat Launch is a well-maintained concrete boat ramp that provides access to the scenic Chama River in northern New Mexico. It is suitable for small to medium-sized watercraft and offers opportunities for fishing, kayaking, and rafting. Get driving directions.

Streamgauge Streamflow
Rio Grande Near Monte Vista
USGS 08221500
179 cfs
Alamosa River Below Terrace Reservoir
USGS 08236500
3 cfs
Conejos River Below Platoro Reservoir
USGS 08245000
11 cfs
Navajo River Bl Oso Diversion Dam Nr Chromo
USGS 09344400
34 cfs
Alamosa River Above Terrace Reservoir
USGS 08236000
-999 cfs
San Juan River Near Carracas
USGS 09346400
106 cfs
East Fork San Juan River Nr Pagosa Springs
USGS 09340000
-888 cfs

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Calaveras 5 7,944 ft
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Fenton Lake State Park 35 7,681 ft
Rio Puerco 4 8,193 ft
Rio Chama 10 6,405 ft