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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
OHV's, ATV's and Dirt bikes are not allowed within park boundries. For information on approved areas and trails in which to recreate, you can visit the Cibola National Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/cibola/ or 6/2/2019 - 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
Appaloosa Campground(All Electric Sites) and Riverside Campground(All Electric Sites) effective 6/3/2019, are on year round reservation 6/3/2019 - ongoing

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Water is now on in Maverick and Pondorosa campgrounds. 6/1/2019 - 10/1/2019

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
The lake is now open for fishing season as of March 1, 2019. It will close on October 31, 2019. 3/8/2019 - 10/31/2019

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
North Area Comfort Station remains open, has solar panels for power and heat 9/15/2017 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Paddle it event. June 22 & 23 2019. Picnic, Hike, Canoe, Kayak or Paddle Board. For more information visit visiteaglenest.org or call 505-721-0704 6/22/2019 - 6/23/2019
Fireworks display over the lake on July 4th, 2019 at dark 30. 7/4/2019 - 7/4/2019

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
Large amount of water entering lake is bringing in large amount of driftwood. Boaters are urged to use extreme caution. 5/20/2019 - 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
Rock Canyon Boat Ramp Closed 7/30/2018 - ongoing
Marina del Sur Boat Ramp is open! 9/21/2018 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Fenton Lake is open for fishing and boating! All Day Use and Camping are now open at Fenton. Lake Fork Day Use is now open. All Electric Campsites are open with Water and Electric two of the Electric Sites being reservable all year (3E and 4E). All developed campsites are currently open depending on weather please call for availability. We accept cash, check, or credit card. 4/22/2019 - 9/15/2019
Fenton Lake is open for fishing and boating! All Day Use and Camping are now open at Fenton. Lake Fork Day Use is now open. All Electric Campsites are open with Water and Electric two of the Electric Sites being reservable all year (3E and 4E). All developed campsites are currently open depending on weather please call for availability. We accept cash, check, or credit card. Fenton Lake back campground sites 1-30 will be closed from 8-2-3-19 reopen 4 pm 8-4-19 for a special event. 6/7/2019 - 9/15/2019

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
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round 4/30/2018 - ongoing
Sierra Vista and La Laja boat ramps are now open to launching of large and small vessels. Lake levels have risen over the last few weeks enabling park staff to open both ramps. Willow Creek boat ramp remains closed at this time. 5/13/2019 - ongoing
Blanco, Willow Creek, and Island View comforts stations are open for the recreation season. 6/7/2019 - ongoing

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
The Lodge, the yurts and group shelters can be reserved up to six months in advance by going to newmexicostateparks.reserveamerica.com and searching on Hyde Memorial. 12/22/2018 - ongoing
Alternative transportation to the Park is via the "Blue Bus" 255 Mountains Trail Route. More information here: https://www.ncrtd.org/rtd-mountain-trail.aspx 3/14/2019 - ongoing
Water is available for State Park visitors and campers at the Ranger Station. Faucets throughout the park are not operational at this time. Please see a Ranger of the Camp Hosts (Site 43) for access. 6/16/2019 - 12/31/2019

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Please be bear aware! Bear traps are in the park. Keep children and pets away from traps. 6/19/2019 - 6/26/2019

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Morphy Lake State Park remains closed due to construction on the DAM and within the park campground. The park will remain closed until work is complete and there is currently no set date to reopen the park. 4/30/2019 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
CR 4280 to Cottonwood Campground and Day Use areas may be rough, use caution. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
San Juan River - MAINTENANCE RELEASE - Reclamation will begin to increase the release on Monday, June 3rd, 2019 at 2:00 AM. The ramp-up to 5,000 cubic feet per second (cfs) will take between 5 and 7 days, as increases will be made based on river conditions and coordination with local agencies. The release is scheduled to remain at 5,000 cfs for a minimum of 5 days. 5/29/2019 - 6/30/2019

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
The North Comfort Station will remain open year round. 4/26/2019 - ongoing

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
All electric sites at Percha Dam Campround are on year round reservation effective 6/3/2019 6/3/2019 - ongoing

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
The lake water is extremely cold, and prolonged exposure can result in hypothermia. Lake conditions may go from calm to choppy in a matter of minutes. Wear your life jackets (the park has loaners), and be alert to sudden changes in the weather. 5/28/2019 - 7/31/2019

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
Lake Maloya is closed to ice fishing as of Sunday 3/3/19 due to deteriorating ice conditions. 3/3/2019 - ongoing

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