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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 6/27/2016 - ongoing
Currently there are no shower facilities at Bluewater Lake State Park. The new shower facility is still under construction and will be completed soon. 5/9/2017 - 6/30/2017
The dump station is temporarily out of order. 5/14/2017 - 5/31/2017

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
The section of the river from mile post 291 and goes down river to the Perryville Day Use area has now been opened by the NM Game and Fish Department. . 5/25/2017 - ongoing

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
As of March 1, 2017, Clayton Lake has reopened for fishing. The boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. The park has also reopened the west side for camping and day use. 3/1/2017 - ongoing
17th Annual Clayton Lake Trout Derby June 10-11. Beginning at 6AM on June 10th, 2017. 5/23/2017 - 6/11/2017

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Albuquerque Fishing Adventures Fishing Guide by appointment; POC: Charles Domenici 505-401-7228 4/1/2017 - 3/31/2018
North Dock Marina currently closed. 5/26/2017 - 12/31/2017
Boys Ranch Fun Fishing Tournament 6/3/2017 - 6/3/2017
Open Bass Club Fishing Tournament 6/4/2017 - 6/4/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament; 7:00am - 3:00pm; 12 boats participating 6/4/2017 - 6/4/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 7:00am - 3:00pm; 12 boats participating 7/9/2017 - 7/9/2017
American Bass Fishing Tournament, 30 boats participating; 6:00am - 4:00pm 7/15/2017 - 7/15/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 7:00am - 3:00pm; 12 boats participating 7/30/2017 - 7/30/2017
Duke City Bass Bums, 25 boats participating 8/26/2017 - 8/27/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 7:00am - 3:00pm; 12 boats participating 9/17/2017 - 9/17/2017
Duke City Bass Bums, Bass Tournament, 25 boats participating 10/14/2017 - 10/15/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 7:00am - 3:00pm; 12 boats participating 10/22/2017 - 10/22/2017

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Effective immediately Eagle Nest Lake is open for Boating. Both of the Courtesy Docks are partially installed but fully functional. Please wear your life vest, and make sure you have all safety equipment and a current registration. Campground is open, all sites are still first come first served. 5/7/2017 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
All parts of the park are now open for the Spring and Summer season. Reservations in the park will start May 15,2017 you may make reservations now for any reservation site after that date. Please bring cash or check for payment as we do not accept credit cards.if you have any questions or need change please come to the Ranger station. 4/17/2017 - 10/1/2017

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
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 ! 4/14/2017 - ongoing
La Laja and Sierra Vista Boat Ramps are now open to launching large and small vessels, Willow Creek remains closed at this time and will open when the lake has risen enough to safely allow launching. 4/17/2017 - ongoing

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
Soutwest Expeditions will begin kayak and canoe rentals begining on Saturday March 30, 2015 until irrigation season is concluded. Southwest Expeditions offers great rates and fun recreational packages for the entire family. Southwest Expeditions is located at the end of Leasburg Dam Road next to the dam. For more information call 575-993-1158. 5/29/2015 - ongoing

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
The Boat Ramp is open and the water level within the lake remains high. Approximately 4 feet below spillway. 3/20/2017 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
San Juan River peak release begins on Wed. 5/3/17. The ramp-up to 5,000 cfs may take up to 16 days. It is scheduled to remain at 5,000 cfs for up to 35 days. If all days used decrease will begin 6/23/17 reaching 500 cfs 7/6/17. 4/21/2017 - 7/6/2017
For up to date Navajo Reservoir Operations and information, visit http://www.usbr.gov/uc/water/crsp/cs/nvd.html 4/21/2017 - 7/6/2017
It’s finally boating season again! Enjoy the summer by staying safe and sober while boating. #NEVERbui #OperationDryWater 5/1/2017 - 5/31/2017

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

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
The trail at the end of Candelaria is closed for paving through 10/28. A detour is available at Campbell Road. Trails to the river from the State Park are accessible through the Rio Grande Nature Center with some detours. Please stop in at the visitor center to get a map. 10/17/2016 - ongoing

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
Soda Pocket Campground is open for the summer, and will close in October 2017. Lake Alice Campground and the shower building are open year-round. 5/5/2017 - 10/31/2017
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
Tackle Box Fishing Guide Service- Rob Blum 4/1/2017 - 3/31/2018
Colorado TBF Tournament 6/2/2017 - 6/4/2017
Kayak Fishing Tournament 6/3/2017 - 6/3/2017
Ute Lake Camp Meeting 6/6/2017 - 6/11/2017
Pecos Valley Bass Masters Tournament 6/10/2017 - 6/11/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament 6/18/2017 - 6/18/2017
Texas Walleye Tournament 6/24/2017 - 6/25/2017
Logan Ute Lake Chamber of Commerce July 4th Barbecue & Fireworks 6/30/2017 - 7/1/2017
Pecos Valley Bass Masters Tournament 7/22/2017 - 7/23/2017
5th Annual Disabled Veterans Water Sports Clinic 8/4/2017 - 8/7/2017
6th Annual Smith RV & Marine Open Team Tournament 8/4/2017 - 8/5/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament 8/27/2017 - 8/27/2017
Quinn Wilson Memorial Tournament 9/9/2017 - 9/10/2017
Duke City Bass Bums Tournament 9/30/2017 - 10/1/2017
Logan Ute Lake Chamber of Commerce Fall Festival 9/30/2017 - 9/30/2017
Tip Top Bass Tournament 10/1/2017 - 10/1/2017
Logan Bass Club Tournament 10/7/2017 - 10/8/2017

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