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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 6/27/2016 - ongoing
The Dump Station at StoneRidge Recreation campground is under construction and therefore temporarily out of service. 7/24/2017 - 8/14/2017

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Annual River Round Up, help park staff and Friends Group clean up the CImarron River. 8/5/2017 - 8/5/2017

City of Rocks (575) 536-2800
City of Rocks visitor center will be open at 8:30am until 3:30pm. This change will occur on April 1,2017 and end on September 1,2017 3/15/2017 - 9/1/2017

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

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
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
All parts of the park are now open for the Summer season.To make reservations call 1-877-664-7787. The front gate opens at 6:00 am and closes at 9:00 pm. 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. 6/2/2017 - 9/30/2017

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
All Boat Ramps are currently open at Heron Lake. 6/23/2017 - ongoing

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
Soutwest Expeditions will begin kayak and canoe rentals begining on Saturday April 1, 2017 until irrigation season is concluded. Southwest Expeditions offers great rates and fun recreational packages for the entire family. Contact Southwest Expeditions and make reservation today. For more information call 575-993-1158 or Toll free:1-877-808-6877. 6/6/2017 - 10/14/2017

Mesilla Valley Bosque (575) 523-4398
Park is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Years Day 1/1/2017 - 1/1/2018

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

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

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
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
Melrose Senior Center Fishing Tournament 8/19/2017 - 8/19/2017
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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