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Heron Lake State Park


STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTIONS: 4/12/2018 - ongoing
Access to the Rio Chama Trail Head staircase remains closed at this time for repairs. Visitors can access the trail by utilizing the BOR access road to the Chama River then to the suspension bridge. We will keep the public informed of any changes. Thank you for your patience ! 4/30/2018 - ongoing
All Boat Ramps are currently open at Heron Lake. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round 4/30/2018 - ongoing


All Campgrounds are open at this time. 4/30/2018 - ongoing


Stage 2 Fire Restrictions are in effect. Rio Arriba County Resolution 2018-061 Has been implemented prohibiting open fires within Rio Arriba County. These measures have been taken to protect the safety, health and property of citizens. Burning of the following types is prohibited: Open flame fires, Campfires, Trash/Rubbish, Crop Fields, Range Land, Natural Vegetation, Shrubbery. 5/15/2018 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 7,132.490
Surface (Acres): 3,319.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 152,346.000
Last Updated 7/9/2018

Office Phone

(575) 588-7470
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