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Heron Lake State Park
Group shelter use is currently not available.
2/24/2021 - ongoing
Heron Lake State Park developed campgrounds are open for RESERVATION ONLY camping. Campgrounds requiring a reservation are: Willow, Blanco, Brushy Point, Island View, Salmon Run, Ridge Rock, Ponderosa, La Laja and Piedra Vista. Remote camping is available without a reservation at Little Oso, Rincon, and Shore line between Sierra Vista and La Laja boat ramps. Remote camping fee is $8.00 per night payable at any pay station or the park office
7/26/2021 - ongoing
Heron Lake is closed to the use of operation of all Off Highway Vehicles (OHV's). This includes but is not limited to Off Highway Motorcycles, Side-By Sides, Quad Runners, and Snowmobiles.
7/27/2021 - ongoing
The stairway to the suspension bridge located at Rio Chama Trailhead is closed. Access to the Rio Chama can be gained using the BOR access road.
8/22/2021 - ongoing
Willow, Sierra Vista, La Laja and the Primitive boat ramps are closed due to low water levels. Small paddle-craft can be launched from the shoreline.
9/17/2021 - ongoing
The following campgrounds are closed for the season: Island View Campground, Rincon Primitive Camping Area, Little Oso Primitive Campground.
9/17/2021 - 5/13/2022
Stage I Fire Restrictions - Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited except in State Park developed camp and picnic grounds where grills and stoves are provided by the State Park
6/13/2021 - ongoing
Fireworks are prohibited in Heron Lake State Park.
7/27/2021 - ongoing
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Last Updated 9/13/2021
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