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Friday, June 29-Sunday, July 1
07:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Caballo Lake
OPERATION DRY WATER
TAKE THE PLEDGE! Pledge to never boat impaired and help put an end to boating under the influence. In recognition and awareness to boating responsibly, Caballo Lake State Park is proud to announce that it will be conducting "Courtesy Recreational Boating Safety Inspections". Inspections will take place in the upper parking lot in route to the boat ramp. Staff will be on site to answer any boating or park questions visitors may have.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Friday, June 29-Sunday, July 1
07:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Percha Dam
OPERATION DRY WATER
TAKE THE PLEDGE! Pledge to never boat impaired and help put an end to boating under the influence. In recognition and awareness to boating responsibly, Caballo Lake State Park is proud to announce that it will be conducting "Courtesy Recreational Boating Safety Inspections". Inspections will take place in the upper parking lot in route to the boat ramp. Staff will be on site to answer any boating or park questions visitors may have.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Sunday, July 1
07:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Eagle Nest Lake
Eagle Nest Lake Paddle It
Canoe, Kayak and SUP Event Eagle Nest Lake State Park Information call: 505-603-9985 Website: www.gatewaymuseum.com Email: livinghistorymuseum@gmail.com Pre-registration by phone (recommended) 505-603-9985 or Museum Walk-in. Registration begins Friday, June 29 at Gateway Museum from 10am- 4pm and Saturday, June 30 at Gateway Museum 10am- 4pm. Fee $20 includes "Paddle It" logo ball cap. LATE REGISTRATION 7am- 8 am at Eagle Nest Lake State Park Visitor Center, Sunday, July 1st- morning of Races
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Gateway Museum 505-603-9985



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Sunday, July 1
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Sunday, July 1
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Wednesday, July 4
06:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Eagle Nest Lake
Eagle Nest Fireworks Celebration
Come celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Eagle Nest Dam and see the biggest show in New Mexico as the fireworks light up the Moreno Valley skies at Eagle Nest Lake State Park! Event is hosted by the Eagle Nest Chamber of Commerce.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Mark Sullivan 575-377-1594



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Friday, July 6
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 7
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Animal Superpowers
Native peoples worldwide celebrate the special abilities of animals through ritual practice and ceremony. Comic book superheroes offer a pop culture take on our fascination with these abilities. Learn about animal superpowers at this family friendly program.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Saturday, July 7
08:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Eagle Nest Lake
Star Party
Join us to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Eagle Nest Dam with a Star Party at Eagle Nest Lake State Park. Please note: Potential inclement weather date: July 8, 2018 The event is hosted by the Friends of Eagle Nest Lake and Cimarron Canyon State Parks. Information on more Dam Centennial Activities June 30- July 7 at www.enl-cc-Friends.org
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Mark Sullivan 575-377-1594



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Saturday, July 7
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Eagle Nest Lake
Disc Golf Tournament
Share in the Centennial Celebration of the Eagle Nest Dam from June 30 through July 7, 2018. Participate in a FREE, fun, Recreational/Amateur Disc Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 7th from 8 a.m. to noon. Token Trophies and Prizes: 1st, 2nd and 3rd for Youth 18 and under, Adult 18+, Adult 40+ Senior 55+ and $350.00 plus disc golf merchandise, handouts and prize pool.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Mark Sullivan 575-377-1594



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Saturday, July 7
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 7
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Heron Lake
Saturday Morning Nature Walk
Join our Park Naturalist for a nature walk through the trails of Heron Lake. Hikes are tailored to the abilities of the group and all ages are welcomed. Other hike times are available on prior request. All hikes start at the Visitor Center.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 7
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Heron Lake
Coffee with a Camp Host
Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with our camp host as well as homemade muffins (while they last!)at the Visitor Center. Find out about the local area & weekend events as well as swapping fishing stories with our camp hosts.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 7
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Heron Lake
Line Dance Lessons at the Park
Come join us at the Visitor Center for a boot'scooting evening learning to line-dance with Park Volunteer Marsha. No skill or experience needed, wear comfortable shoes, feel free to bring a (non-alcoholic) drink.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 7
06:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Leasburg Dam
Music & the Stars
Leasburg Dam State Park is an area considered to be a "quality night sky" by astronomers. Come out and join us for a Monthly Night Sky program. Several telescopes will be available for the public to observe planets, stars, nebulae etc. Weather permitting, the observatory and it's 16 inch research grade telescope will also be available for you to look through. Volunteers from the ASLC - Astronomical Society of Las Cruces will be on hand to assist visitors with the telescopes and answer questions. Regular Park Day Use or Camping Fees will apply. Genre and musical performer TBA closer to date.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Alex Mares 575-524-4068



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Saturday, July 7
08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Oasis
Star Party
Join the Clovis Astronomy Club for a night of star gazing on July 7, 2018. This will take place in the visitor center parking lot at dusk. Regular entrance fees apply for non-annual permit holders. All ages are invited to attend. No pets will be allowed at this event. Bring your binoculars, telescopes, red lense flashlights, etc. if you have them and enjoy a night of learning under the stars.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Valerie Russ 575-356-5331



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Saturday, July 7
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Storytelling under the Cottonwood
This program is presented by Dianne Rossbach, Nature Center Volunteer and Storyteller. Dianne’s interpretive style includes participative stories and songs, which are especially enjoyed by those aged 5 to 10 years old. This series offers multi-cultural natural history stories adapted for the tall and the small. Children should always bring their own adult, so they can enjoy the fun, too! Storytelling under the Cottonwood Tree will be offered at 10:30 am on the first Saturday of each month (weather permitting) in the Main Garden, Outdoor Classroom (set of benches) Aside from the Park Day-Use Fee, there is no additional charge for this program. The Park Day-Use Fee is $3.00 per vehicle exact cash or check (Friends of the RGNC permit holders and NM State Parks annual permit holders enter free with valid permit displayed).
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk 505-344-7240



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Saturday, July 7
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Sunday, July 8
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Sunday, July 8
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Monday, July 9
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ute Lake
Trash Pick-up and Sticker Round-up
Friends of Ute Lake will be having a trash pick-up throughout park to include shoreline and a sticker round-up throughout park.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Laken Humble 575-487-2284



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Friday, July 13
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 14
08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bottomless Lakes
35th Bottomless Triathlon
Swim, Bike, Run in our annual Triathlon. Festivities take place at 8 am at the Lea Lake Recreation Area. To sign up contact Bottomlesstri@gmail.com or go to Bottomless Triathlon Facebook page for more information.
Fees: Park Fees Waived
Contact: Perry Toles 575-622-5863



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Saturday, July 14-Sunday, July 15
05:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Conchas Lake
Pecos Valley Bass Masters
Fishing tournament with 40 boats participating.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: pecosvalleybassmasters@hotmail.com 575-308-3146



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Saturday, July 14
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Heron Lake
Saturday Morning Nature Walk
Join our Park Naturalist for a nature walk through the trails of Heron Lake. Hikes are tailored to the abilities of the group and all ages are welcomed. Other hike times are available on prior request. All hikes start at the Visitor Center.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 14
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 14
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Heron Lake
Coffee with a Camp Host
Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with our camp host as well as homemade muffins (while they last!)at the Visitor Center. Find out about the local area & weekend events as well as swapping fishing stories with our camp hosts.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 14
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Heron Lake
Movie Night at the Visitor Center
Come join us at the Visitor Center for a relaxing evening watching family friendly movies on Saturday evening. Chairs are available, or bring blankets and pillows for the kids to camp out on. We will serve popcorn, bring a (non-alcoholic) drink. This week’s animated movie will be "Flushed Away"
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 14
08:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Oliver Lee
The Ringed Planet
The jewel of the solar system, Saturn, will be featured at this month's star party at Oliver Lee Memorial State Park. In ancient Greek stories, Saturn is known as Chronos, or father time, due to its slow apparent motion across the evening sky. In Roman mythology, Saturn is known as the god of agriculture. See Titan and learn why it is one of the most interesting moons in the solar system. Jupiter, Scorpio and the Summer Triangle also reign in the night sky.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Kate German (575) 437-8284



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Saturday, July 14
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Nature Walk to River
Enjoy a leisurely exploration of the Middle Rio Grande Bosque ecosystem with one of the RGNC volunteer naturalists. Search for signs of animal life and discover how the Bosque and the Rio Grande provide habitat. The walk is about 1.5 hours long. The mostly flat, sandy trail is just under 1 mile. This walk is appropriate for adults and children. Registration is not required, unless you would like to bring a group. For groups, please contact the park in advance for group registration information. Regular park use fees apply. Meet the volunteer naturalist on the west side of the parking lot at the start of the trail, near the bulletin board.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk 505-344-7240



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Saturday, July 14
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Sunday, July 15
02:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Snakes of New Mexico
The New Mexico Wildlife Center’s resident snake expert Tom Wyant brings live snakes including rattlers to the park visitor center.
Fees: donations welcome
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Sunday, July 15
04:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Conchas Lake
Golden Spread Bass Masters
Bass Tournament
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Leonard Eastepp 806-236-2581



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Sunday, July 15
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Sunday, July 15
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Friday, July 20
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Cerrillos Hills
Moon Hike
On this guided hike, learn interesting lunar facts, folklore and enjoy close-up views of the moon through our spotting scope.
Fees: $5 per vehicle
Contact: park staff 505-474-0196



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Friday, July 20
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 21
07:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Bottomless Lakes
28th Annual Sand Sculpture Contest
Come play in the sand and compete against other park visitors while building the best and most original/creative sand sculptures at Bottomless Lakes State Park/Lea Lake Recreation Area.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Max Michanczyk 575-624-6058



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Saturday, July 21
07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Heron Lake
Line Dance Lessons at the Park
Come join us at the Visitor Center for a boot'scooting evening learning to line-dance with Park Volunteer Marsha. No skill or experience needed, wear comfortable shoes, feel free to bring a (non-alcoholic) drink.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 21
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Heron Lake
Coffee with a Camp Host
Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with our camp host as well as homemade muffins (while they last!)at the Visitor Center. Find out about the local area & weekend events as well as swapping fishing stories with our camp hosts.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 21
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 21
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Heron Lake
Saturday Morning Nature Walk
Join our Park Naturalist for a nature walk through the trails of Heron Lake. Hikes are tailored to the abilities of the group and all ages are welcomed. Other hike times are available on prior request. All hikes start at the Visitor Center.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 21
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Sunday, July 22
06:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Conchas Lake
Tip Top Bass Tournament
Tip Top Bass Tournament
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Donny McWhirter 806-333-3116



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Sunday, July 22
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Sunday, July 22
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Friday, July 27
01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Conchas Lake
Solor or Wildlife Program
Solar or Wildlife Program
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Pat Walsh 575-868-2270



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Friday, July 27
09:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Conchas Lake
Night Sky Tour
Night Sky Tour
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Pat Walsh 575-868-2270



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Friday, July 27
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 28
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 28
09:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Heron Lake
Saturday Morning Nature Walk
Join our Park Naturalist for a nature walk through the trails of Heron Lake. Hikes are tailored to the abilities of the group and all ages are welcomed. Other hike times are available on prior request. All hikes start at the Visitor Center.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 28
08:30 AM - 09:30 AM
Heron Lake
Coffee with a Camp Host
Enjoy a hot cup of coffee with our camp host as well as homemade muffins (while they last!)at the Visitor Center. Find out about the local area & weekend events as well as swapping fishing stories with our camp hosts.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Saturday, July 28
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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Saturday, July 28
11:00 AM - 09:00 PM
Ute Lake
Prairie Fest
Prairie Fest to include: Live Raptors; Live Snakes, etc
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Pat Walsh 575-445-5607



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Sunday, July 29
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Heron Lake
Nature Inspired Art
Weekly art activities based on nature themes. “Paper Stained Glass,” bird & butterfly mobiles, paper making and much more. Have fun and create a memory of Heron Lake to take home with you! Check at the Visitor Center for the weekly program schedule. All programs are at the Visitor Center Great Room. All ages welcome.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Rob Smith 575 588 7470



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Sunday, July 29
08:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Rio Grande Nature Ctr.
Bird Walk
8:30 am Join us for a guided Bird Walk at the Rio Grande Nature Center State Park. Volunteer Naturalists will lead you as you discover the amazing birds at the park. Bring your binoculars for a close-up view. Participants are asked to whisper during the walk. Meet your guide at the northeast corner of the parking lot, near the viewing wall. Groups, please contact the park. Individual registration is not required. Park day use fee ($3) or display of valid park pass applies. Call for additional information.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: Front Desk (505)344-7240



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