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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Bluewater lake is now closed to boating due to ice forming on the lake. 12/6/2018 - 3/1/2019
**Warning** Bluewater lake is 100% iced over with thicknesses less than 2 inches. For your safety please refrain from going out onto the ice until further notice. 1/4/2019 - 2/28/2019
**Warning** Bluewater Lake ice thickness is not safe. It is closed to ice fishing. Do not go out onto ice it is not safe. 1/22/2019 - 2/28/2019

Bottomless Lake (575) 624-6058
Seasonal closure of Lea Lake Swimmer’s Comfort Station Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Thursday, April 18, 2019 10/18/2018 - 4/18/2019
Seasonal closure of Lea Lake outdoor shower towers from Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – Thursday, April 18, 2019 10/18/2018 - 4/18/2019

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
Seasonal closure of Seven Rivers Day Primitive Camping Area from Wednesday, October 17, 2018 – Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10/18/2018 - 3/12/2019
Seasonal closure of East Day Use Area Comfort Station from October 17 – March 12 10/18/2018 - 3/12/2019

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
Stallion Campground and Comfort Station seasonally closed 10/17/2018 - 2/28/2019
Upper Riverside Comfort Station seasonally closed 10/17/2018 - 4/14/2019

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Blackjack campground seasonal closure October 1st to May 1st 10/1/2018 - 5/1/2019
Maverick / Pondorosa restrooms and water shut down due to overnight freezing temps 10/15/2018 - 6/1/2019

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
Lake closed to fishing and boating as well as the west side of the park for camping so migrant birds can winter from November 1, 2018 to March 1, 2019. 11/1/2018 - 3/1/2019

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Central Campground and Comfort Stations in Bell Point and Cove are closed for the season. 10/15/2018 - 3/15/2019

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
The south end of the park, YCC Campground, River Group Camping Area, Comfort Station and Water System are closed for the winter season. These facilities and camping areas will be available on March 29, 2019. 10/19/2018 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Cieneguilla Day-Use area is closed until Spring. 11/18/2018 - 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
Main boat ramp closed 7/10/2018 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Long Point, North Highlands and Club Cove Areas all closed. Rock Canyon CFS, CFS #1 are closed! 10/19/2018 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Water has been turned off to RV sites for the winter. The back camping loop has been closed for the winter. 11/23/2018 - 4/30/2019
The lake is now OPEN for ICE FISHING 1/11/2019 - ongoing

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

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Hyde Park main camp loop will be closed for the winter season beginning October 22, 2018 and lasting until April 20, 2019. Sites along the west side of Hyde Park Road will remain open all year long (sites 37-50) with 3 electric sites being available to reserve online via reserveamerica.com. 10/22/2018 - 4/20/2019

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
Seasonal closure of River day use area September 17, 2018 thru March 19, 2019 10/19/2018 - 3/19/2019

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Manzano Mountains State Park will be closed for the winter. 12/3/2018 - 2/28/2019

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Morphy Lake State Park will remain closed until next spring. The closure is due to the upcoming dam renovation project. The dam renovation is scheduled for completion Spring of 2019. 7/20/2018 - ongoing

Oasis (575) 356-5331
Cottonwood Campground Lower Comfort Station is open as of June 28,2018 6/30/2018 - 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

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
Upper (Percha) Comfort Station seasonally closed 10/17/2018 - 4/14/2019

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, October 3, 2018 – Thursday, April 4, 2019 10/3/2018 - 4/4/2019
Seasonal closure of Juniper Campground and Comfort Station from Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – Thursday, April 11, 2019 10/3/2018 - 4/11/2019

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Dump Station Closed 6/15/2017 - ongoing
The River Campground is closed for the winter months. 9/24/2018 - 3/28/2019
All Comfort Stations will be closed, and all water will be shut off through out the park. There are vaults and chemical toilets as alternatives. 10/1/2018 - 3/28/2019

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
Lake Maloya and Lake Alice are closed to ice fishing due to unsafe ice conditions. Each lake is fully covered by a thin layer of ice. Do not venture on the ice for any reason. Park staff are monitoring ice conditions. 12/26/2018 - ongoing

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Seasonal closure of Mesquite and Eastside Campgrounds, and Eastside Shoreline Area from Wednesday, October 3, 2018 – Thursday, March 28, 2019 10/3/2018 - 3/28/2019

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

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
El Cerro Campground Closed 11/5/2018 - 4/4/2019 11/5/2018 - 4/4/2019

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