Travelers are voting Cochiti Dam as the best dam near Placitas. There are 1 dam near Santa Fe a city just 40 km from Placitas and 1 dam near Truth Or Consequences which is 149 km distant. The most popular of these are Cochiti Dam near Santa Fe and Elephant Butte Dike in Truth Or Consequences. You can find 2 dams in New Mexico and 138 dams in the country of United States. Our members favorite in New Mexico is Cochiti Dam and Hoover Dam is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of dams near Placitas.