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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
Wood gathering for camp fires is prohibited within state park boundries. 4/2/2017 - ongoing
Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park. 5/1/2017 - ongoing
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Fires, campfires are allowed only in developed campsites or picnic areas where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided for use. Campfires are prohibited at all dispersed camping sites. Items fueled by propane may be used in areas cleared of flammable materials within three feet of the device and have on/off switches. Smoking is allowed only in enclosed vehicles or buildings and developed recreation sites. Fireworks are always prohibited in the State Park. 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Bottomless Lake (575) 624-6058
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always. 2/12/2018 - 12/31/2018

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always 3/14/2018 - 12/31/2018

Cerrillos Hills (505) 474-0196
No fires, shooting, motorized vehicles, or collecting/metal detecting allowed. 3/26/2018 - 9/30/2018

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Total fire ban per Colfax Co Fire Marshall 1/16/2018 - ongoing

City of Rocks (575) 536-2800
Fires allowed only in agency-built fire rings or grills. 12/16/2014 - ongoing

Clayton Lake 575-374-8808
Fires allowed only in agency-provided grills or fire rings. 4/11/2018 - ongoing

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Fire Restrictions Resolution # 04-10-2018: No campfires allowed. 4/16/2018 - 7/31/2019

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
Open Burning is Prohibited. Campfires are prohibited, except for where cooking or heating devices use kerosene with gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is clear of flammable vegetation for at least thirty feet. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed buildings, within vehicles equipped with ash trays, and on paved or surfaced roads, developed recreation sites or an area at least three feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable material. Fireworks are prohibited. 1/22/2018 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Full fire restrictions are in effect, no open flames allowed. Smoking must be confined to a 3'x3' clear space or in a vehicle with an ashtray. 1/17/2018 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Fires, campfires are allowed only in developed campsites or picnic areas where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided for use. Campfires are prohibited at all dispersed camping sites. Items fueled by propane may be used in areas cleared of flammable materials within three feet of the device and have on/off switches. Smoking is allowed only in enclosed vehicles or buildings and developed recreation sites. Fireworks are always prohibited in the State Park 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Portions of Fenton Lake are now open for fishing. Do not go onto the lake for any reason the ice is unsafe. Do not throw any objects on to the ice. 2/7/2018 - 4/30/2018
No restrictions at this time. 4/1/2018 - 5/1/2018
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Fires, campfires are allowed only in developed campsites or picnic areas where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided for use. Campfires are prohibited at all dispersed camping sites. Items fueled by propane may be used in areas cleared of flammable materials within three feet of the device and have on/off switches. Smoking is allowed only in enclosed vehicles or buildings and developed recreation sites. Fireworks are always prohibited in the State Park. 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: Fires, campfires are allowed only in developed campsites or picnic areas where agency-built fire rings or grills are provided for use. Campfires are prohibited at all dispersed camping sites. Items fueled by propane may be used in areas cleared of flammable materials within three feet of the device and have on/off switches. Smoking is allowed only in enclosed vehicles or buildings and developed recreation sites. Fireworks are always prohibited in the State Park. 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Stage 2 fire restrictions in effect at the Park. No charcoal, wood or coal fires. Devices using pressurized liquid fuel or gas are ok if they have a shut-off valve and are 3 feet from flammable materials. Smoking permitted only in vehicles or trailers. 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Living Desert 575-887-5516
No fire grills or fire rings are available to the public at Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Picnic tables and shelters are available for guests. 3/26/2018 - 12/31/2020

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Stage 2 fire restrictions in effect at the Park. No charcoal, wood or coal fires. Devices using pressurized liquid fuel or gas are ok if they have a shut-off valve and are 3 feet from flammable materials. Smoking permitted only in vehicles or trailers. 4/12/2018 - ongoing

Morphy Lake (575) 387-2328
Open Burning is Prohibited. Campfires are prohibited, except for where cooking or heating devices use kerosene with gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is clear of flammable vegetation for at least thirty feet. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed buildings, within vehicles equipped with ash trays, and on paved or surfaced roads, developed recreation sites or an area at least three feet in diameter that is cleared of all flammable material. Fireworks are prohibited. 1/22/2018 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
STAGE II FIRE RESTRICTIONS: No fires or charcoal use allowed within the State Park. Smoking is allowed only in enclosed vehicles or building. Fireworks are always prohibited in the State Park. Contact park for more details. 4/17/2018 - 4/30/2018

Oasis (575) 356-5331
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always. 2/12/2018 - 12/31/2018

Oliver Lee (575) 437-8284
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always 4/12/2018 - 12/31/2018

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
No Smoking. No Fires. 3/26/2018 - 9/26/2018

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always. 2/12/2018 - 12/31/2018

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Fire Restrictions Resolution # 04-10-2018: No campfires allowed. 4/16/2018 - 1/1/2019

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
We are currently in fire restrictions. No open campfires or charcoal use. Propane only 2/7/2018 - ongoing
PUBLIC NOTICE 3/13/2018 - ongoing

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always. 2/12/2018 - 12/31/2018

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
FIREWORKS ARE PROHIBITED IN ALL AREAS OF UTE LAKE STATE PARK 3/27/2018 - ongoing

Villanueva (575) 421-2957
Campfires and charcoal are prohibited. An exception is granted where cooking, heating and lighting devices use kerosene, white gas or propane as a fuel in an improved camping area that is cleared of flammable vegetation for at least 30 feet, or has a water source. Smoking is prohibited except in enclosed RV’s or trailers, within vehicles equipped with ashtrays, and on paved or surfaced roads. Fireworks are prohibited always 4/16/2018 - ongoing

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