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Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Bluewater Lake State Park is open daily from 7AM to 4PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
The lake at Bluewater Lake State Park is closed due to increasing ice conditions. Please do not attempt to walk/fish/boat or otherwise recreate on the surface of the lake. Do not throw objects on to the ice and do not harass wildlife. 12/7/2020 - ongoing

Bottomless Lake (575) 988-3638
Bottomless Lakes State Park is open daily during regular day use hours 6:00 a.m. -9:00p.m. for in State residents only. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Brantley Lake (575) 457-2384
Brantley Lake State Park is open Saturday and Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. For in State residents only. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
Caballo Lake State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Cerrillos Hills (505) 474-0196
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Cimarron Canyon State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

City of Rocks (575) 536-2800
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
City of Rocks State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Clayton Lake & Dinosaur Trackways 575-374-8808
Clayton Lake State Park and Dinosaur Trackwas is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
New Mexico State Parks issued a “boil water advisory” for the Conchas Lake State Park water system. The water can be made safe by boiling it for at least five minutes at a rolling boil. Alternatively, bottled water can be used. Visitors will be notified when service is returned to normal and the water is again safe to drink. 10/13/2020 - ongoing
Conchas Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Coyote Creek 575-387-2328
Coyote Creek State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Eagle Nest Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
- Do not ice fish alone. Before you leave shore, inform someone of your destination and expected time of return. 12/24/2020 - ongoing
- Lifejackets save lives. Always wear a lifejacket while on the lake (personal flotation device). 12/24/2020 - ongoing
- Be aware of and prepared for weather conditions. Dress in layers and wear thermal underwear, fleece or wool, and wind and waterproof outerwear, especially for feet, hands, and head. Take extra clothes, food, water, etc. 12/24/2020 - ongoing
- Keep fishing holes small and few. When drilling fishing holes with an ice auger, keep the diameter under eight inches. Bigger holes are not necessary to land fish and can create a safety hazard for others. 12/24/2020 - ongoing
- Watch your step. Avoid ice fishing near feeder streams or known springs, brush, logs, plants, or docks, multiple cracks or ice that is popping or otherwise audible and dark colored ice that may be weak. Ice spikes are recommended for self rescue. 12/24/2020 - ongoing
- Spread out. Too many people congregated in one area may be more than the ice can safely support. Disperse weight and fishing holes. 12/24/2020 - ongoing
Current ice conditions: Updated 1/22/21. Ice thickness is averaging 16" of good clear ice throughout most of the lake. There are pressure ridges near the dam and between the South Boat Ramp and 6 Mile that are unsafe and are marked by cones and should be avoided. Not all hazards may be marked anglers are urged to use caution. ATVs are prohibited at this time. All activities on the ice are at your own risk. 1/22/2021 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
El Vado Lake State Park, except for the Dam Day Use Area, is closed for the season beginning November 2, 2020. The Dam Day Use Area is open daily from 6AM – 9PM. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
El Vado Lake State Park is open for for Ice Fishing at the Dam Day Use Area. Current conditions meet the minimum requirements for ice fishing. Please follow all recommended safety guidelines for ice fishing. The use of OHV's, ATV's or snowmobiles is strictly prohibited. 1/11/2021 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
Due to low water level there is no lake access from South Monticello Campaground. 10/30/2020 - 4/1/2021
Elephant Butte Lake State Park is open 7 days from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year to include First Day Hikes on January 1, 2021. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Fenton Lake State Park is open daily from 7AM to 4PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Fenton Lake State Park will be OPEN for Ice Fishing on Jan 2nd while ice conditions hold. 1/2/2021 - ongoing
DO NOT GO ONTO NORTHERN END OF LAKE. 1/2/2021 - ongoing
Current Fenton Lake ice conditions as of Jan 14th, 2021. At three feet out the ice is at 10" and at twenty feet out the ice is at 14" 1/14/2021 - ongoing
Current Fenton Lake ice conditions as of Jan 21st, 2021. At three feet out the ice is at 9" and at twenty feet out the ice is at 12" 1/21/2021 - ongoing

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
Heron Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Heron Lake State Park is open for for Ice Fishing at the Dam Day Use Area. Current conditions meet the minimum requirements for ice fishing. Please follow all recommended safety guidelines for ice fishing. The use of OHV's, ATV's or snowmobiles is strictly prohibited. 1/11/2021 - ongoing

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
The Visitor Center, the Lodge, and the Yurts remain closed. 9/28/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing

Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
Leasburg State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Living Desert 575-887-5516
Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is open Thursday through Sunday, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 9/28/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Manzano Mountains (505) 469-7608
Manzano Mountains State Park is closed for the season. 10/22/2020 - ongoing

Mesilla Valley Bosque (575) 523-4398
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Navajo Lake (505) 632-2278
Navajo Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Oasis (575) 356-5331
Oasis State Park is open daily during regular day use hours 6:00 a.m. -9:00p.m. for in State residents only. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Oliver Lee (575) 437-8284
Oliver Lee State Park is open Thursday thru Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. For in State residents only. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
Pancho Villa State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Pecos Canyon (505) 476-3355
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing
Percha Dam State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing

Rockhound (575) 546-6182
Rockhound State Park is open Thursday through Sunday from 7 AM to 4 PM. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Santa Rosa Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours 6:00 a.m. -9:00p.m. for in State residents only. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
The RV dump station is closed for COVID-19 precautions. 10/6/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating, drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators could receive a citation and $100 fine for not complying voluntarily. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep groups to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized events. 10/16/2020 - ongoing

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
As of 2/26/2016-The New Mexico Environment Department’s Drinking Water Bureau issued a “boil water advisory” for the Sugarite Canyon State Park water system. The water can be made safe by boiling it for at least five minutes at a rolling boil. Alternatively, bottled water can be used. Visitors will be notified when service is returned to normal and the water is again safe to drink. 5/5/2017 - ongoing
Sugarite Canyon State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
- Do not ice fish alone. Before you leave shore, inform someone of your destination and expected time of return. 12/21/2020 - ongoing
- Lifejackets save lives. Always wear a lifejacket while on the lake (personal flotation device). 12/21/2020 - ongoing
- Be aware of and prepared for weather conditions. Dress in layers and wear thermal underwear, fleece or wool, and wind and waterproof outerwear, especially for feet, hands, and head. Take extra clothes, food, water, etc. 12/21/2020 - ongoing
- Keep fishing holes small and few. When drilling fishing holes with an ice auger, keep the diameter under eight inches. Bigger holes are not necessary to land fish and can create a safety hazard for others. 12/21/2020 - ongoing
- Watch your step. Avoid ice fishing near feeder streams or known springs, brush, logs, plants, or docks, multiple cracks or ice that is popping or otherwise audible and dark colored ice that may be weak. Ice spikes are recommended for self rescue. 12/21/2020 - ongoing
- Spread out. Too many people congregated in one area may be more than the ice can safely support. Disperse weight and fishing holes. 12/21/2020 - ongoing
Current Ice Conditions updated 1/22/21: The ice on Lake Alice is 10.5" thick, clear and good quality. The ice on Lake Maloya is 14" thick, clear and good quality. Both lakes are open to ice fishing at your own risk. 1/22/2021 - ongoing

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Sumner Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours 6:00 a.m. -9:00p.m. for in State residents only. No camping or overnight use. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a State Park. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. 12/2/2020 - ongoing
All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Ute Lake State Park is open daily during regular day use hours. No camping or overnight use. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
In accordance with the Public Health Order, State Parks are open to New Mexico Residents only for day-use only. Visitors must present either a valid New Mexico license plate, a New Mexico driver’s license or ID card, a New Mexico vehicle registration, a federal document attesting to residency, or a military ID to be admitted to a state park. 12/3/2020 - ongoing
Wearing a mask or face covering is mandatory in public settings. Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating. Keep group size to 5 people or less. Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment. No group shelter use or large organized activities. All special events are cancelled through the end of the calendar year. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

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