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Clayton Lake & Dinosaur Trackways State Park

Announcements

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

Closures

The west side of the park and the lake surface are closed for the winter. The visitor center and comfort station remain closed. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Restrictions

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. 12/3/2020 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Closed
Elevation (MSL): 5,153.000
Surface (Acres): 70.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 1,197.000
Last Updated 1/11/2021

Office Phone

575-374-8808
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