About This Place
Eagle Nest is a village in Colfax County, New Mexico, United States. The population was 306 at the 2000 census. Situated on the Enchanted Circle Highway, Eagle Nest is a small summer-home and resort area. Originally named Therma, the village was renamed Eagle Nest in the 1930s.
Eagle Nest is located at 36°33′8″N 105°15′41″W / 36.55222°N 105.26139°W / 36.55222; -105.26139 (36.552109, -105.261336).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 5.2 square miles (13.4 km²), of which, 4.3 square miles (11.2 km²) of it is land and 0.9 square miles (2.3 km²) of it (16.96%) is water.