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Pretty high country lake

Wheatfields Lake is a scenic and pretty lake on a paved road just east of the head of Canyon de... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2018
Paul S
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Marion
Suitable for camping and picnics

Wheatfields seems like a secret spot in the woods that you want to send your favorite friends and... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
VN F
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Jul 4, 2018
“Pretty high country lake”
Apr 10, 2018
“Suitable for camping and picnics”
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Lake in Canyon de Chelly that is a popular spot for fishing and camping.
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

Wheatfields Lake is a scenic and pretty lake on a paved road just east of the head of Canyon de Chelly. It is at a fairly high altitude (7300 feet, 2200 m) in the Chuska Mountains and makes a good picnic spot. You can fish...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Wheatfields seems like a secret spot in the woods that you want to send your favorite friends and family to. Enclosed by mountains and forest, this serene lake has a therapeutic quality. I suspect there is also fishing here. We saw no boats or launching...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2015

Always love to drive by and stop. Fishing is fun although it's crowded on the weekends in the summer. In my opinion one of the prettiest places on the reservation.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank GregT687
Reviewed December 16, 2014

Very beautiful lake and surrounding area. Not much into fishing but made me feel like trying. A great area to relax and picnic. The scenery around the lake and wildlife is spectacular.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Allen119
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Boyfriend is a local in the area if we had nothing to do on weekends we always load up our tents and fishing gear. this place is amazing i always love coming up here on a hot summer day since its a few degrees cooler...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank latania t
Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great place to fish, busy on the weekends though. The area surrounding Wheatfields Lake is absolutely awesome. Very pretty drive from either Window Rock or Tsaile.

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank mattaprylhaynes
Reviewed March 13, 2012

Nice lake to go fishing and spend the afternoon. Breathtaking scenery. Still place needs more trash pick up.

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Reviewed January 18, 2012

Living on the Navajo Reservation, I'm probably more excited by lakes than most tourists would be. If you're on your way to Chaco from Canyon de Chelly, it would be nice to stop and visit the lake. I've been there in the winter and a...More

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank Peter C
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