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El Vado Lake State Park

Announcements

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

Closures

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 Surface is closed to all activity due to the formation of thin, unsafe ice. Access to the Dam Day Use Area remains open. 12/18/2020 - ongoing

Restrictions

No restrictions are posted.

Boating Conditions

Closed
Elevation (MSL): 6,809.350
Surface (Acres): 763.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 15,789.000
Last Updated 1/11/2021

Office Phone

(575) 588-7247
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