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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
East Comfort Station within the Stoneridge Recreation Area will be Permanently Closed. There will be NO SHOWERS at Bluewater Lake State Park until further notice. 2/22/2016 - 3/1/2017
The Canyonside and Pinon Cliffs Campgrounds, within the Stoneridge Recreational Area, will be closed for seasonal closures from October 1st, 2016 thru April 30th, 2017. 10/1/2016 - 4/30/2017
Boat ramp access is closed 12/7/2016 - 2/28/2017
Park is closed to boating and ice-fishing - please check back for updated ice conditions 1/31/2017 - 2/28/2017
The West Comfort Station, within the Stonderidge Recreation Area, has a winter seasonal closure and will be closed at 5pm to 7am daily from November 1st, 2016 thru March 31st, 2017. There are multiple chemical vault toilets that remain open 24 hours. They are located at the North Point campground, Pinon Cliffs entrance gate, Boure Day Use Area and above the main boat ramp. 1/31/2017 - 3/31/2017

Bottomless Lake (575) 624-6058
Lea Lake outdoor shower towers closed during off season. 10/3/2016 - 4/14/2017
Lea Lake swimmers' comfort station closed during off season. 10/17/2016 - 4/14/2017

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
Off Season Closure of the Seven Rivers Day Use Area 10/17/2016 - 3/12/2017
Off Season Closure of the East Day Use Area Comfort Station. 10/17/2016 - 3/12/2017

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
Seasonal closure of electric area of Stallion Campground & Comfort Station from October 3 – end of February 2017 . Appaloosa and Palomino Campgrounds & Comfort Stations remain open. Continue established seasonal closure of Upper Riverside Comfort Station from October 3 – March 31 2017.This seasonal closure established since early 2000.Visitation drops significantly during off-seasons 10/4/2016 - 3/1/2017

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Palisades Picnic area, Perryville Day Use area and Horseshoe Day Use areas are now closed. High winds have creted snow drifts in these parking areas. Closed until further notice. 1/9/2017 - 2/28/2017
Palisades Picnic area, Perryville Day Use area and Horseshoe Day Use areas are now closed. High winds have creted snow drifts in these parking areas. Closed until further notice. 1/9/2017 - 2/28/2017

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Central Campground Closed for Winter Season 11/14/2016 - 5/1/2017
Cove Comfort Station Closed for Winter Season 11/14/2016 - 3/1/2017
Bell Point Comfort Station Closed for Winter Season 11/14/2016 - 3/1/2017

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
The south end of the park, Encino Loop, River Group Area and YCC camping area will be closed from October 3, 2016 until March 31, 2017. 9/26/2016 - 4/1/2017
The Comfort Station and water system on the north end of the park will close for the winter on November 1, 2016. They will be reopened on April 1, 2017. 9/26/2016 - 4/1/2017

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Cieneguilla Day-Use area is closed until Spring. 1/4/2017 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
Main Area of the park December 1 - March 31 12/1/2014 - ongoing
North El Vado Boat Ramp, The Peninsula, Sands Cove and South Point October 3 - May 14 9/26/2016 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Cliffs Area Due to Hazards Until Further Notice 12/18/2014 - ongoing
o Continue established indefinite closure of Cliffs Area due to cliff hazards because of low water levels 10/15/2016 - 3/14/2017
o Continue established seasonal closure of Long Point (September 30 due to Sports Adventure Closure), North Highlands, and Club Cove Areas from October 15 - March 14 10/15/2016 - 3/14/2017
o Continue established seasonal closures of the following Comfort Stations: Rock Canyon, Ridge Road #1 & #2 10/15/2016 - 3/14/2017
? The Plaza, Lions Beach, Desert Cove, and South Monticello Comfort Stations remain open and handle off-season use 10/15/2016 - 3/14/2017

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Lake fork day use area, and campsites 1-30 including group shelters are closed for the winter season. Water to the electric sites is off. Lake is closed for ice fishing at this time until further notice. 12/5/2016 - 4/30/2017

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
Brushy Point, Ponderosa and Salmon Run Campgrounds December - May 14 12/1/2014 - ongoing
Blanco, Island View and Rincon/Little Oso Primitive Campgrounds October 3rd - May 14 9/26/2016 - ongoing
La Laja Boat Ramp is now closed due to receding lake levels. Small water craft such as canoe's and small john boats that can be carried can still launch at this location. For larger vessels the Sierra Vista Boat Ramp formerly known as the primitive ramp is still available for launching large vessels. New updates on the Sierra Vista Ramp will be posted as lake levels drop. 11/8/2016 - ongoing
Sierra Vista Boat Ramp is now closed due to low lake levels. Small water craft such as canoe's, small john boats that can be carried can still launch at this location. Large vessels will no longer be able to launch. 12/5/2016 - 4/10/2017
Brushy Point, Ponderosa and Salmon Run Campgrounds 12/21/2016 - 4/1/2017

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Water service to the park’s RV dump station is temporarily shut off. 11/5/2016 - ongoing

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
The river day areas will be closed to vehicle traffic from September 12, 2016 through March 20, 2017. Visitors may still access the river day areas via the hiking trails from the campground area. The campground is open year round 7 AM til Sunset. 9/20/2016 - 3/20/2017

Mesilla Valley Bosque (575) 523-4398
Park is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day & New Years Day 12/30/2014 - ongoing

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Morphy Lake State Park will be closed from November 1, 2016 until the end of February 2017 when the park is scheduled to reopen weather permitting. 9/26/2016 - 3/31/2017

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
Cedar, Pinon and Juniper Campgrounds September 16 - May14 9/16/2014 - ongoing
Sims Mesa Upper Loop Campground September 16 - April 14 9/16/2014 - ongoing

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. 9/27/2016 - ongoing

Oliver Lee (575) 437-8284
Interpretive Nature Trail is closed until further notice due to flood damage. 6/26/2016 - 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. 10/6/2015 - ongoing

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
Continue established seasonal closure of Upper Comfort Station from October 1 – March 31 2017.This seasonal closure established in 2010.Visitation drops significantly during off-season. Closure conserves staff time, and significantly reduces the park’s utility costs.The Lower Comfort Station remains open and handles off-season use. 10/4/2016 - 3/31/2017

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

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Rocky Point Loop "B" Campground closed in off season. 10/3/2016 - 4/14/2017
Juniper Campground and Comfort Station closed in off season. 10/3/2016 - 4/14/2017

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Dump Station 1/9/2015 - ongoing
Water and comfort stations are closed for the winter months. 10/3/2016 - 5/1/2017

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
Hazardous ice conditions exist at Lake Maloya and Lake Alice. Do not go onto the ice for any reason. 2/12/2017 - 2/28/2017

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Eastside Shoreline Area closed in off season. 10/1/2016 - 3/31/2017
Mesquite and Eastside Campgrounds closed in off season. 10/1/2016 - 3/31/2017

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Windy Point Entrances are closed indefinitely. 1/1/2016 - 12/31/2036
Comfort Stations Closed at Logan Park and North Area 10/31/2016 - 3/31/2017
Campgrounds Closed at Eagle Point, Ute Creek Overlook, Zia and Roadrunner 10/31/2016 - 3/31/2017
Upper Boat Parking Lots at Marina, McFarland, and South South 10/31/2016 - 3/31/2017
Vault Toilets Closed at Rogers, Beaver Cove, Group Shelter, and South Side 10/31/2016 - 3/31/2017

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
• El Cerro Campground closed 10/31/2016 - 3/31/2017

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