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Navajo Lake State Park


Pine Main and Cottonwood campgrounds remain open year around. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
CR 4280 to Cottonwood Campground and Day Use areas may be rough, use caution. 9/24/2019 - ongoing


Seasonal closure of Sims Mesa Upper Loop Campground from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Tuesday, April 14, 2020. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Sims Lower Loop Campground and Comfort Station remain open and are adequate for off-season visitation. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Access to the Sims Mesa Marina and boat ramp remains open to the marina operator and to marina customers to access to their property. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
Seasonal closure of Cedar, Pinon and Juniper Campgrounds from Monday, September 23, 2019 through Thursday, May 14, 2020 9/24/2019 - 5/14/2020
Parking area and road to Pumphouse Day-Use Area will be closed when ice is present on the road. This closure is necessary for the safety of visitors. All other day use areas on the River Area remain open. 9/24/2019 - 4/14/2020
“In response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, Governor Lujan Grisham has directed the closure of all New Mexico State Parks effective Monday, March 16, 2020, The closure will expire on April 9, unless extended.” 3/16/2020 - 4/9/2020


Fireworks are always prohibited at Navajo Lake State Park. No Exceptions. 4/12/2019 - ongoing
The use of drones and model aircraft are prohibited at Navajo Lake State Park. 4/12/2019 - ongoing
The use of ATV/OHV's in the park is prohibited. All vehicle traffic must remain on established roadways. 5/14/2019 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 6,055.000
Surface (Acres): 12,189.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 1,290,262.000
Last Updated 3/30/2020

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(505) 632-2278
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