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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Due to extreme fire danger and closures of the Mount Taylor Ranger District of the Cibola National Forest, the Las Tusas Recreational Area is closed until further notice. Visitors who have reserved campsites at this park during the closure should contact Reserve America at 1-877-664-7787 for refunds/transfers of pre-paid reservable campsites. 6/15/2018 - ongoing
Extreme Fire Danger Closure pertains to the Las Tusas Recreational Area ONLY. 6/15/2018 - ongoing

Bottomless Lake (575) 624-6058
Due to storm damage to our dock system, Bottomless Lakes paddleboat rentals will be closed until new docks can be installed this fall. Standup boards and life jackets will still be available for rental. 6/11/2018 - 10/1/2018

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Cimarron Canyon State Park will remain closed through the 4th of July and until further notice 6/12/2018 - ongoing

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
North Dock Marina is currently closed 5/26/2017 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
North El Vado Boat Ramp, The Peninsula, Sands Cove and South Point October 3 - May 14 5/1/2017 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Cliffs Area Due to Hazards Until Further Notice 6/6/2017 - 12/31/2018

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Fenton Lake State Park will close MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:00 a.m. due to extreme fire danger. The closure will remain in effect until further notice. The park closure will coincide with a full public-access closure of the Santa Fe National Forest. 6/1/2018 - ongoing

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
All Campgrounds are open at this time. 4/30/2018 - ongoing

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
There is no water service to the park's RV dump station. 6/8/2017 - ongoing
Hyde Memorial State Park will be closed until further notice beginning June 4, 2018, due to the Santa Fe National Forest closure and extreme drought conditions. There will be no camping or day-use activities permitted. Visitors who have made campground & group shelter reservations will be contacted soon and issued a refund. There is an exception for reserved Lodge events which will go on as planned. For further information, call 505-983-7175. 6/1/2018 - ongoing

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Manzano Mountains State Park will be closing Friday June 15th at 8:00 am due to extreme fire danger. The park will remain closed until further notice. Visitors who have reserved campsites at this parks during the closure should contact Reserve America at 1-877-664-7787 for refunds/transfers of pre-paid reservable campsites due to the park closure 6/13/2018 - 7/8/2018

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
The boat ramp is currently closed due to low water level within the lake. Hand launching is still allowed. 5/4/2018 - 1/31/2019
Morphy Lake State Park will close MONDAY, JUNE 4th at 8:00 a.m. due to extreme fire danger. The closure will remain in effect until further notice. The park closure will coincide with a full public-access closure of the Santa Fe National Forest. 6/4/2018 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
The Mast Up Pole for Sail Boats located at the Pine Boat Ramp at Navajo Lake is not able to be used until repaired. 4/12/2018 - 9/1/2018

Oasis (575) 356-5331
The Cottonwood Campground (lower) Comfort Station has been closed due to septic tank issues. All park visitors are welcome to use the Comfort Station at Indian Grass Campground or the 4 vault toilets located throughout the park. 3/30/2017 - ongoing

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
The north Comfort Station is closed from May 1 through August 31 of each year. The south Comfort Stations remains open all year long. 6/8/2017 - ongoing

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
The Visitor Center will be intermittently closed from June 13th-June 22nd while we undergo roof construction. The park will be open regular hours from 8:00-5:00. The Education Building will be open for restrooms and permit sales ONLY during Visitor Center closures. Call the park for information in regard to Nature Shop hours. 6/13/2018 - 6/22/2018

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

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Dump Station 6/16/2017 - ongoing

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Windy Point Entrances are closed indefinitely. 5/1/2017 - 12/31/2036

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