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Santa Rosa Lake State Park

Announcements

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

Closures

– Santa Rosa Lake State Park will close access to its boat ramp effective immediately. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advised that low inflow of water combined with a planned release of water from Santa Rosa has drawdown the reservoir to extremely low levels. The closure will prevent property damage during launching and loading of boats; however, the lake remains open to recreation activities to include shoreline fishing, canoeing, kayaking and other paddle craft use. 6/18/2020 - ongoing
No Camping Allowed 12/2/2020 - ongoing

Restrictions

– Santa Rosa Lake State Park will close access to its boat ramp effective immediately. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advised that low inflow of water combined with a planned release of water from Santa Rosa has drawdown the reservoir to extremely low levels. The closure will prevent property damage during launching and loading of boats; however, the lake remains open to recreation activities to include shoreline fishing, canoeing, kayaking and other paddle craft use. 9/30/2020 - 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 10/1/2020 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Closed
Elevation (MSL): 4,694.040
Surface (Acres): 0.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 3,778.960
Last Updated 1/11/2021

Office Phone

(575) 472-3110
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