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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 6/27/2016 - ongoing
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: 4/12/2018 - ongoing
Bluewater Lake State Park is temporarily closed due to the Diener Canyon Fire. Please revisit the webpage for updates 4/14/2018 - 4/20/2018

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

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
As of March 1, 2018, Clayton Lake is open for fishing and boating and also, the west side is open for camping. This is ongoing until October 31, 2018, when the lake will close for the season. 3/1/2018 - 10/31/2018

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
North Area Comfort Station remains open, has solar panels for power and heat 9/15/2017 - ongoing
Conchas Dam Fire & Rescue Open House; 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at Main Fire Station on Big Mesa Road 4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 10 boats participating; POC: Donny McWhirter, 806-333-3116; North Boat Ramp 4/29/2018 - 4/29/2018
Public Meeting to Review Draft Management Plan for Conchas Lake State Park-6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the Conchas Baptist Church; POC: Randy Bates, Park Supt. 575-868-2270 4/30/2018 - 4/30/2018
New Mexico BASS Team Trail; 50 boats participating; POC: Randell Bell 505-412-1647; COE Southside Boat ramp 5/5/2018 - 5/5/2018
Texas BASS Nation Panhandle Region, 15 boat participating; POC: Kris Cartrite 806-352-4281; North Dock Boat Ramp area 5/5/2018 - 5/6/2018
American Bass Anglers, 20 boats participating; POC: Danny Christ 910-987-8326; North Boat Ramp Area 5/19/2018 - 5/20/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament, 10 boats participating; POC: Donny McWhirter 806-333-3116; North Boat Ramp 5/20/2018 - 5/20/2018
Night Sky Tour, Pat Walsh, Conchas Lake State Park VC; 9:00 pm 5/25/2018 - 5/25/2018
Solar / Wildlife Program, Pat Walsh; Conchas Lake State Park in afternoon. 5/25/2018 - 5/25/2018
Eastern New Mexico Kayak fishing tournament; 15 boats participating North Boat Ramp Area; POC: Phillip Gonzales 575-309-6972 6/2/2018 - 6/2/2018
Duke City Bass Tournament, 15 boat participating; POC: Joseph Weber 505-328-1891. CLSP Northside Boat ramp 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018
Golden Spread Bass Tournament; 15 boat participating; POC: Leonard Eastepp 806-236-2581; CLSP Northside Boat ramp. 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018
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
Eagle Nest Lake is open for boating, the courtesy docks are not available,please make sure your registration is current and carried on-board while your vessel is in motion, and that you have all required equipment. Please wear your life jacket. Full fire restrictions are in effect, please read postings for full details. Campground is open, all sites first come first served, no reservations until mid May, there are no hook-ups at Eagle Nest Lake State Park. 4/10/2018 - ongoing

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

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
S Monticello Boat Ramp is closed. 9/7/2017 - 5/1/2018
The Plaza, Lions Beach, Desert Cove, and South Monticello Comfort Stations remain open and handle off-season use 9/15/2017 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
All parts of the park are open for Day Use and Camping Lake Fork Day Use area will open 4/16/2018. Reservations will start May 15, 2018. All campsites are First come First serve. Call the Park to make reservations for the Day Use Shelter and Overnight Shelter. RV Campsites 1-5 are open with water and electric. The front gate opens at 7:00 am closes at 7:00 pm. Please bring cash or check we do not accept credit cards. All of Fenton Lake is open for fishing. 4/8/2018 - 5/1/2018
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS 4/12/2018 - ongoing

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
All Boat Ramps are currently open at Heron Lake. 6/23/2017 - ongoing
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round 9/15/2017 - ongoing
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: 4/12/2018 - 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
The Friend's Group of Hyde Memorial State Park will be hosting a “Trek for Trash” event in the park on 4/21/18 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. The public is welcome and encouraged to join. Burgers and hot dogs will be provided for participants at 12:00 pm. Please dress comfortably and we look forward to seeing you at the Park! 4/17/2018 - 4/22/2018

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

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS WITHIN THE PARK. 4/17/2018 - 4/30/2018
3 Rivers Bass Team Trials 4/21/2018 - 4/21/2018
Colorado TBF Bass Tournament 4/27/2018 - 4/29/2018
Denver Bassmasters Tournament 5/5/2018 - 5/6/2018
C.A.S.T for Kids (registration begins April 15) 5/12/2018 - 5/12/2018
3 Rivers Bass Team Trials 6/2/2018 - 6/3/2018
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

Oliver Lee (575) 437-8284
CONSTRUCTION ADVISORY! Effective February 5, 2018: Construction Activities will include campsite improvements, erosion repair/control and adding a non-electric ADA site. This construction will affect the campground with temporary closures of campsites and the group shelter and increased truck traffic. There should be no interruption of any utilities. 1/23/2018 - 4/30/2018

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

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
All of our Spring 2018 field trip dates are booked. Please visit us this Fall. 3/20/2018 - 5/21/2018

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
All sites at the Lake Alice campground are first-come, first-served until May 1, 2018. Soda Pocket Campground is closed and will reopen on May 1, weather permitting. 10/1/2017 - 4/30/2018

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
NM Boating Education Class (call 575-487-2284 to register) 4/20/2018 - 4/20/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 4/22/2018 - 4/22/2018
American Bass Anglers Tournament 4/28/2018 - 4/29/2018
Big Bass Tournament (Logan Bass Club) 5/5/2018 - 5/5/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 5/6/2018 - 5/6/2018
Solar Astronomy or Wildlife-Pat Walsh (575-445-5607) 5/26/2018 - 5/26/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 5/29/2018 - 5/29/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 6/3/2018 - 6/3/2018
Sun Country Bass Tournament 6/9/2018 - 6/10/2018
Tip Top Bass Tournament 6/17/2018 - 6/17/2018
Friends of Ute Lake State Park Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up 6/18/2018 - 6/18/2018
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

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
Come celebrate Villanueva State Park 50th Anniversary on Saturday April 28th 11am-3pm 4/28/2018 - 4/28/2018

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