Lake Maloya Dam -- Sugarite Cyn SP, nr Raton NM
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 36° 59.053 W 104° 22.602
13S E 555470 N 4093303
Quick Description: An earthen dam across Sugarite Creek creates Lake Maloya in beautiful Sugarite Canyon State park near Raton NM
Location: New Mexico, United States
Date Posted: 10/12/2014 11:15:00 AM
Waymark Code: WMMMZM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Lake Maloya is one of two artificial lakes created by earth dams at Sugarite Canyon State park in northern NM.

The waymark coordinates are for the turn off of the park road to drive over the dam.

From the Hook and Bullet sporting website, some information on this small dam: (visit link)

"More About Lake Maloya Dam


Lake Maloya Dam is a dam located just 6.3 miles from Raton, in Colfax County, in the state of New Mexico, United States, near Sugarite, NM. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Lake Maloya Dam.

To find this fishing spot check the map shown above or enter 36.98336 latitude, and -104.38387 longitude into your GPS device. View Lake Maloya Dam Topo Map.

And please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the dam is open to the public, and that you have the necessary fishing license. Now what are you waiting for, get fishing!"
Waterway where the dam is located: Sugarite Creek aka Soda Pocket Creek

Main use of the Water Dam: Recreation Area

Material used in the structure: embankment

Height of Dam: 2511 ft

Fishing Allowed: yes

Motor Sports Allowed: no

Date built: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Photo of the Dam and a description of your visit.
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