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Eagle Nest Lake State Park


• New Mexico State Parks officials remind the public that the current Public Health Order is mandatory and is being enforced statewide. Based on the current health order, non-residents are not allowed within the park at this time. In addition, wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in all public settings. Violators could face citations and fines for not complying voluntarily. 7/10/2020 - ongoing
• To minimize risk of spread of COVID-19: Visitors must abide by social distancing guidelines. No more than 5 people per group, maintain six-foot distance between people. Visitors are strongly encouraged to carry their own sanitizing supplies and PPE. To manage for visitor overcrowding, parking spaces may be limited. The public is encouraged to visit parks near their homes to reduce traveling for the protection of local communities. 7/10/2020 - ongoing
• Eagle Nest Lake State Park is operating under reduced days and hours. No camping is allowed. The park is open for day use activity from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm from Thursday through Sunday. The following areas in the park remain closed: Cieneguilla Day Use Area. The Visitor Center remains closed. 7/10/2020 - ongoing


Camping and overnight use remains closed in state parks. The Group Shelter and Visitor Center remain closed and all events are cancelled until further notice. 7/10/2020 - ongoing


Stage II Fire Restrictions: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited. The use of devices fueled solely by liquid petroleum or LPG fuels that can be turned on and off is allowed. Such devices can only be used in an area that is barren or cleared of all overhead and surrounding flammable materials within three (3) feet of the device. Smoking is prohibited, except within an enclosed vehicle or building. 4/30/2020 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 8,116.150
Surface (Acres): 1,542.900
Volume (Acre Feet): 33,900.000
Last Updated 9/14/2020

Office Phone

(575) 377-1594
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