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Heron Lake State Park


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 ! 4/14/2017 - ongoing
All Boat Ramps are currently open at Heron Lake. 6/23/2017 - ongoing
The Willow Creek, Ridgerock and La Laja Campgrounds remain open year-round 9/15/2017 - ongoing


Blanco, Island View and Rincon/Little Oso Primitive Campgrounds October 3rd - May 14 5/1/2017 - ongoing
All Campgrounds are open at this time. 6/23/2017 - ongoing
Seasonal closures of Island View and Rincon/Little Oso Primitive Campgrounds 9/15/2017 - 5/14/2018
Seasonal closures of Blanco Developed campground 10/2/2017 - 5/14/2018
Seasonal closures of Brushy Point, Ponderosa and Salmon Run Campgrounds 1/1/2018 - 5/14/2018


No restrictions are posted.

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 7,134.980
Surface (Acres): 2,792.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 149,966.000
Last Updated 1/15/2018

Office Phone

(575) 588-7470
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