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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Seasonal closure of Canyonside and Pinon Cliff Campgrounds within the Stoneridge Recreation Area from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Thursday, April 30, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020
Seasonal closure of West Comfort Station (No Showers) from Friday November 1, 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 3/31/2020
Four (4) vault toilets in the Stoneridge area remain open 24 hours. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020
The following areas remain open and are adequate to handle off-season visitor activities: Upper and Lower Electric Areas, Lakeside and North Point Campgrounds, Las Tusas Recreation Area, Shoreline Area (primitive), and the Boure Day Use Area. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020

Bottomless Lake (575) 624-6058
Seasonal closure of Lea Lake Swimmer’s Comfort Station Tuesday, October 15, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 10/15/2019 - 4/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Lea Lake outdoor shower towers from Tuesday, October 15, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 10/15/2019 - 4/1/2020

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
Seasonal closure of the Westside Primitive area from Tuesday, October 15, 2019 through Monday, March 16, 2020. 10/15/2019 - 3/16/2020

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
Seasonal Closure of Upper Riverside Comfort Station effective 10/21/2019 to 04/02/2020 10/21/2019 - 4/2/2020

Cerrillos Hills (505) 474-0196
The Visitor Center is closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, but the Park will be open. Information is available at self-serve kiosks at the Visitor Center and in the Park. 9/24/2019 - 2/29/2020

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Seasonal closure of Maverick and Tolby water systems from Friday, October 4, 2019 through Friday, May 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 5/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Comfort Stations from Monday, Friday, October 4, 2019 through Friday, May 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 5/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Black Jack Campground from Friday, October 4, 2019 through Friday May 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 5/1/2020

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
The boat ramp is closed at this time due to low water levels. 3/8/2019 - ongoing

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Seasonal closure of Central Campground from Thursday October 1, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 4/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Cove Comfort Station from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Wednesday April 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 4/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Bell Point Comfort Station from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Wednesday April 1, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 4/1/2020
North Area Comfort Station remains open and has solar panels for power and heat. 9/25/2019 - 4/1/2020

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
Seasonal closure of the South End and YCC Group Area from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closure of Comfort Station and water lines from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Seasonal closure of Cieneguilla Day Use Area from after last elk hunt (November) until after last snow (March) 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closure of Six-mile and Moreno Day Use Areas, weather-dependent. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closure of Campground and water system from Thursday, November 28, 2019 through Thursday, March 12, 2020 9/25/2019 - 3/12/2020

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
Seasonal closure of North El Vado Boat Ramp, The Peninsula, Sands Cove, South Point and Shale Point Areas, and the Piñon Beach Campgrounds from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Thursday, May 14, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Main Area of the park from Monday, November 4, 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020 9/24/2019 - 3/31/2020
Access to the lake will still be available on the west side from County Road 322 and at El Vado Dam Day Use Area for people wanting to fish from the shoreline. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Continue established indefinite closure of Cliffs Area due to cliff hazards because of low water levels. 9/25/2019 - ongoing
Seasonal closures of North Highlands and Club Cove Areas from Monday, October 14, 2019 through Thursday, March 12, 2020 9/25/2019 - ongoing
Seasonal closures of the following Comfort Stations: Rock Canyon, Ridge Road #1 & #2 from October 14, 2019 through Thursday, February 27, 2020 9/25/2019 - ongoing
The Plaza, Desert Cove, and South Monticello Comfort Stations remain open. 9/25/2019 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Seasonal closure of Lake Fork Day Use Area and non-electric campsites beginning Friday, November 1, 2019 through Thursday, April 30, 2020, depending on weather. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020
The park’s 5 electric campsites remain open year-round. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020
Park’s main area day use areas remain open year-round. 9/24/2019 - 4/30/2020

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
Seasonal closure of Island View and Rincon/Little Oso Primitive Campgrounds from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Thursday, May 14, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Blanco developed campground from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Thursday, May 14, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Brushy Point, Ponderosa and Salmon Run Campgrounds from December 2019 (end of salmon snagging season) through Thursday, May 14, 2020 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Willow Creek Comfort Station (No Showers) from Friday November 1, 2019 through Tuesday, March 31, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 3/31/2020
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Vault toilets are available for use at Blanco trail and boat ramp at Willow Creek. 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Seasonal closure of the main camping loop, all group shelters and all first-come, first-serve sites from Friday, November 1, 2019 through Thursday, April 30, 2020, depending on weather conditions. The RV Loop and Yurts remain open, depending on weather conditions. 9/24/2019 - 5/1/2020

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
Seasonal closure of all Riverside Day Use Areas from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Thursday, March 19, 2020. 10/1/2019 - 3/19/2020

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Park is expected to be closed from Monday, December 2, 2019 through Thursday, February 27, 2020; however, the actual opening and closing dates will depend on weather and road conditions. 9/24/2019 - 3/1/2020

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Park closed due to construction work; will reopen in late spring 2020. 9/25/2019 - 5/22/2020

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
Seasonal closure of Sims Mesa Upper Loop Campground from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Sims Lower Loop Campground and Comfort Station remain open and are adequate for off-season visitation. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Access to the Sims Mesa Marina and boat ramp remains open to the marina operator and to marina customers to access to their property. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Cedar, Pinon and Juniper Campgrounds from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Thursday, May 14, 2020 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Parking area and road to Pumphouse Day-Use Area will be closed when ice is present on the road. This closure is necessary for the safety of visitors. All other day use areas on the River Area remain open. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
CONSTRUCTION - SIMS MESA - There will be periodic closures to roads and comfort stations through mid December to fix and upgrade the sewer system. Specific closures will be posted as soon as available throughout the process. 9/24/2019 - 12/31/2019

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
The South Comfort Station will be closed from May 1st through August 31st of each year. The North Comfort Station will remain open year round. 5/1/2019 - ongoing

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
Seasonal closure of Upper Comfort Station effective 10/14/19 through 04/16/2020. The Lower Comfort Station remains open 10/14/2019 - 4/16/2020

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
In case of inclement weather, if Albuquerue Public Schools are delayed or closed, the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park will open at 10 am. Volunteer services, such as guided tours and the Nature Shop, may be delayed or cancelled. 10/28/2019 - 3/18/2020

Rockhound (575) 546-6182
Spring Canyon day use area is closed Monday & Tuesday. 12/30/2014 - ongoing

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Seasonal closure of Rocky Point Loop “B” Campground from Wednesday, November 4, 2019 through Thursday, April 1, 2020. 9/24/2019 - ongoing
Seasonal closure of Juniper Campground and Comfort Station from Wednesday, September 30, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 9/30/2019 - 4/1/2020

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Dump Station Closed 6/15/2017 - ongoing
Seasonal closure of River Campground and Comfort Station from September 23, 2019 through April 23, 2020. From October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020: The park entrance gate will open at 7am and close at 5pm; Waterlines throughout the park will be shut down to prevent freezing; One hydrant near the comfort station will remain open; seasonal closure of the Main Comfort Station; Seasonal closure of the Vault Toilets near the boat dock on the north side of the park. 9/24/2019 - 4/1/2020
Other vault toilets and chemical toilets remain open; located near the Group Shelter, the South Campground, and the Comfort Station. 9/24/2019 - 4/1/2020

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
Seasonal closure of Soda Pocket Area from Tuesday, October 1, 2019 through Saturday, April 18, 2020 (depending on snow). 9/25/2019 - 4/18/2020

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Seasonal closure of Mesquite Campground from Monday, November 4, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 9/30/2019 - 4/1/2020
Seasonal closure of Eastside Campgrounds and Eastside Shoreline Area from Monday, September 30, 2019 through Wednesday, April 1, 2020. 9/30/2019 - 4/1/2020

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Seasonal closures of Eagle Point Campgrounds, and Logan Park Comfort Station from Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closures of Zia and Roadrunner Campgrounds, and North Area Comfort Station from Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closures of upper boat parking areas at South Side, Logan Marina, and McFarland Areas effective Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Seasonal closure of Ute Creek Overlook from Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Continue existing closure of Windy Point Area. 9/25/2019 - ongoing
Seasonal closure of vault toilets at: Rogers, Beaver, Southside and Group Shelter from Thursday, October 17, 2019 through Monday, March 30, 2020. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020
Yucca Campground and Comfort Station remain open to provide adequate facilities during the off-season. Yucca Campground will also leave 10 sites on the reservation system throughout the winter. 9/25/2019 - 3/30/2020

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
Seasonal closure of El Cerro Campground from Monday, November 4, 2019 through Thursday, April 2, 2019, depending on weather conditions. 9/24/2019 - 4/2/2020

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