Travelers are voting Cochiti Dam as the best dam near Placitas. There are 1 dam near Truth Or Consequences a city just 258 km from Placitas and 1 dam near Durango which is 339 km distant. The most popular of these are Elephant Butte Dike near Truth Or Consequences and Lemon Dam in Durango. You can find 2 dams in New Mexico and 139 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in New Mexico is Elephant Butte Dike and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Placitas.