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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
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
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

Bottomless Lake (575) 988-3638
Santa Fe– As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/10/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 30, 2020 4/5/2020 - 5/1/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 30 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 4/5/2020 - 5/1/2020

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 9, 2020 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 9 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 30, 2020 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 30 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Cerrillos Hills (505) 474-0196
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

City of Rocks (575) 536-2800
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

Clayton Lake & Dinosaur Trackways 575-374-8808
The boat ramp is closed due to low water levels. 3/3/2020 - 3/1/2021
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Lake surface is closed to all activities due to deterioration of ice conditions 3/6/2020 - ongoing
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

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
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
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
The Plaza, Desert Cove, and South Monticello Comfort Stations remain open. 9/25/2019 - ongoing
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - 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
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
The campground at Fenton Lake State Park will be closed starting May 29th through May 31 due to the annual archery shoot thrown by Archers De Santa Fe. All are welcome to participate but only archers on the shoot may camp in the campgrounds that weeknd. The campgrounds will open at 2:00 PM on the 31st. 5/29/2020 - 5/31/2020

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
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
Heron Lake East of the Island and within 1000 feet of the Heron Dam are closed to Ice Fishing 2/13/2020 - ongoing
Heron Lake is closed to Ice fishing for the season. 3/3/2020 - ongoing
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Living Desert 575-887-5516
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

Mesilla Valley Bosque (575) 523-4398
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

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
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

Oasis (575) 356-5331
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 30, 2020 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 30 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020

Oliver Lee (575) 437-8284
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 9, 2020 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 9 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Pecos Canyon (505) 476-3355
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

Rockhound (575) 546-6182
Spring Canyon day use area is closed Monday & Tuesday. 12/30/2014 - ongoing
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 30, 2020. As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 30th unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 4/5/2020 - 4/30/2020

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

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
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
New Mexico State Parks closed through April 30, 2020 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham in response to COVID-19, the Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department (EMNRD) is closing all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Scheduled events during this time have also been canceled in the interest of public safety. The closures will expire April 30 unless extended. A law enforcement presence will remain in the park to ensure the protection of natural resources. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020
Visitors with overnight camping reservations will be issued a full refund. To stay up to date on additional announcements, visit the State Parks website. 3/16/2020 - 4/30/2020

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Continue existing closure of Windy Point Area. 9/25/2019 - ongoing
In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended. 3/16/2020 - ongoing

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/19/2020 - 4/9/2020

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