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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

Cerrillos Hills (505) 474-0196
Visitor Center will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays beginning 10/09/18 through 10/31/18 10/9/2018 - 10/31/2018

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Hiking trails closed to back country use during hunting season. Elk closure September 1st - 24th, October 6th - 10th, October 20-24, November 3rd-7th. Deer closure October 20-24, October 27-31. 9/17/2018 - 10/31/2018

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
Cliffs Area Due to Hazards Until Further Notice 6/6/2017 - 12/31/2018

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
No closures at this time. Fenton Lake is fully open for fishing and camping 7/12/2018 - 9/30/2018

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
Water is temporarily out of order to park visitors and campers. For any questions, please contact park office at 505-983-7175. 8/20/2018 - ongoing

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

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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