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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS WITHIN THE PARK 4/24/2018 - ongoing
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
Las Tusas recreational area at Bluewater Lake State Park is closed because of extreme fire danger until further notice 6/13/2018 - ongoing

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
Appaloosa and Palomino Campgrounds remain open 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Palomino Comfort Station remains open and handles off-season use 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Lower Riverside Comfort Station remains open and handles off-season use 9/15/2017 - ongoing

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Cimarron Canyon State Park will remain closed through the 4th of July and until further notice 6/12/2018 - ongoing

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV's or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always. 6/4/2018 - 12/31/2018

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
North Area Comfort Station remains open, has solar panels for power and heat 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Denver Bassmasters, 15 boats participating, POC: 303-944-6947, Conchas North Dock Boat Ramp area 6/23/2018 - 6/24/2018
Solar/Wildlife Program, Pat Walsh, Conchas Lake State Park 6/30/2018 - 6/30/2018
Pecos Valley Bass Masters Fishing Tournament; POC: 575-308-3146; 40 boats participating; North Boat Ramp area. 7/14/2018 - 7/15/2018
Golden Spread Bass Tournament; 15 boat participating; POC: Leonard Eastepp 806-236-2581; CLSP Northside Boat ramp. 7/15/2018 - 7/15/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 10 boats participating; POC: Donny McWhirter 806-333-3116; North Boat Ramp 7/22/2018 - 7/22/2018
Solar/Wildlife Program, Pat Walsh, Conchas Lake State Park in afternoon 7/27/2018 - 7/27/2018
Night Sky Tour, Pat Walsh, Conchas Lake State Park, 9:00 pm 7/27/2018 - 7/27/2018
New Mexico BASS Nation, 50 boats participating; POC: Randell Bell 505-412-1647; COE Southside Boat ramp 8/11/2018 - 8/12/2018
Solar/Wildlife Program, Pat Walsh, Conchas Lake State Park daytime 8/18/2018 - 8/18/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 10 boats participating; POC: Donny McWhirter 806-333-3116; North Boat Ramp 10/14/2018 - 10/14/2018

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Courtesy docks are in place, fishing has been very good from the shoreline with many Pike over 40 inches, limits of trout from 16-24 inches. Perch has been slow. Campground is open please go to nmparks.com for reservations, there are no hook-ups at the campsites. 5/24/2018 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
The Plaza, Lions Beach, Desert Cove, and South Monticello Comfort Stations remain open and handle off-season use 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Monticello Boat Ramp Closed 5/21/2018 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS WITHIN THE PARK 5/6/2018 - ongoing
Fenton Lake State Park will close MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:00 a.m. due to extreme fire danger. The closure will remain in effect until further notice. The park closure will coincide with a full public-access closure of the Santa Fe National Forest. 6/4/2018 - ongoing

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: 4/12/2018 - ongoing
Access to the Rio Chama Trail Head staircase remains closed at this time for repairs. Visitors can access the trail by utilizing the BOR access road to the Chama River then to the suspension bridge. We will keep the public informed of any changes. Thank you for your patience ! 4/30/2018 - ongoing
All Boat Ramps are currently open at Heron Lake. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round 4/30/2018 - ongoing

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Reservations for the Lodge are being taken through the park office at 505-983-7175. Information regarding renting the Lodge and available dates can be found at http://www.emnrd.state.nm.us/SPD/hydeparklodge.html. For group shelter reservations, please contact park office for more information and dates of availability. 1/30/2018 - 10/15/2018

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Be Bear Aware! Do not leave coolers and food out unattended, day or night. Use bear proof garbage cans in park and keep all foodstuff in vehicles and trailers. 4/12/2018 - ongoing
The water potable water hydrant at the park dump station is available for visitors 24 hours per day. Other hydrants in the park are locked, but will be opened for tank fills by visitor request during regular business hours (8am - 5pm). 4/13/2018 - ongoing

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Morphy Lake State Park will close MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:00 a.m. due to extreme fire danger. The closure will remain in effect until further notice. The park closure will coincide with a full public-access closure of the Santa Fe National Forest. 6/4/2018 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS WITHIN THE PARK 4/24/2018 - ongoing
CR 4280 to Cottonwood Campground and Day Use areas may be rough, use caution. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
Duke City Bass Bums Tournament 7/7/2018 - 7/8/2018
3 Rivers Bass Team Trials 7/14/2018 - 7/14/2018
3 Rivers Bass Team Trials 8/18/2018 - 8/19/2018
3 Rivers Bass Team Trials 9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018
Duke City Bass Bums Tournament 10/13/2018 - 10/14/2018

Oasis (575) 356-5331
As of March 30, 2017, the dump station at Oasis continues to be inoperable. 3/30/2017 - ongoing

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
The south Comfort Stations remain open all year long. 6/8/2017 - ongoing

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
The Rocky Point Loop” A” Comfort Station remains open and handles off-season use 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Four vault toilets remain open near Juniper Campground and Comfort Station 9/15/2017 - ongoing

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
As of 2/26/2016-The New Mexico Environment Department’s Drinking Water Bureau issued a “boil water advisory” for the Sugarite Canyon State Park water system. The water can be made safe by boiling it for at least five minutes at a rolling boil. Alternatively, bottled water can be used. Visitors will be notified when service is returned to normal and the water is again safe to drink. 5/5/2017 - ongoing

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Solar Astronomy or Wildlife plus Night Sky Tour (clear sky only) Pat Walsh (575-445-5607 6/29/2018 - 6/29/2018
Texas BASS Nation Tournament 6/30/2018 - 7/1/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 7/9/2018 - 7/9/2018
NM BASS Team Tournament 7/21/2018 - 7/21/2018
Praire Fest (live snakes,live raptors, etc) Pat Walsh (575-445-5607) 7/28/2018 - 7/28/2018
6th Annual "The Disabled Veterans" Water Sports Clinic and Adaptive Water Sports 8/3/2018 - 8/5/2018
Solar Astronomy or Wildlife plus Night Sky Tour (clear sky only) Pat Walsh (575-445-5607) 8/17/2018 - 8/17/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 8/25/2018 - 8/25/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 8/26/2018 - 8/26/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 9/4/2018 - 9/4/2018
Duke City Bass Bums Tournament 9/8/2018 - 9/9/2018
American Bass Anglers Tournament 9/15/2018 - 9/16/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 9/23/2018 - 9/23/2018
Logan Open Bass Tournament 10/6/2018 - 10/7/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 10/28/2018 - 10/28/2018

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