Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America? If you're planning to go to Eagle Nest, this is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America

Based on the climate and weather in Eagle Nest, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Eagle Nest, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities

Eagle Nest is at a somewhat high altitude, and could cause problems for some. For that reason, you will want to be constantly hydrated and pack altitude sickness remedies.


  • Over-the-counter medicine

    Ibuprofen


  • Supplements

    Ginko biloba or other supplements (ask your doctor before using)


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Eagle Nest.

If you go to Eagle Nest Lake State Park, you'll probably do a lot of walking. These are a must:


  • Good hiking shoes

    These are designed for this kind of walking, and can breathe and can get wet


  • Small portable cooler

    Save money on drinks with this portable cooler.


  • Binoculars

    Like these


  • Ultralight day pack

    Like this, so you don't have to lug around a heavy suitcase.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Eagle Nest.

What to wear/what to pack for Eagle Nest, New Mexico, United States of America by month

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January

Traveling to Eagle Nest in January, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Expect it to snow occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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February

If you go to Eagle Nest in February, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the low 40s F (single digits C).

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March

March in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C) during the day. It snows once in a while.

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April

April in Eagle Nest can be chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the low 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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May

May in Eagle Nest is chilly. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 20s F (single digits below 0 C).

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June

June here is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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July

July in Eagle Nest is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C) to high 70s F (mid 20s C), although night temperatures can dip into the low 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you go to Eagle Nest in August, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you go to Eagle Nest in September, you will notice that it is mild. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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October

Traveling to Eagle Nest in October, you will notice that it is cool. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you go to Eagle Nest in November, you will notice that it is pretty cool. Daytime temperatures are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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December

If you are traveling to Eagle Nest in December, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to snow once in a while. Daytime temperatures are in the high 30s F (single digits C).

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