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Saturday, February 2
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caballo Lake
World Wetlands Day
Meet at the Percha Dam State Park Visitor Center. Join us for a ranger presentation on one of our countries most precious natural resources and what you can do to help save our wetlands.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, March 9
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Caballo Lake
Star Program
Meet at the Stallion campsite parking lot. Join us for a laser guided tour of the stars and constellations. View distant galaxies and other night sky objects through powerful telescopes as well.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, April 20
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caballo Lake
The Blessings of Bats
Meet at the Percha Dam State Park Visitor Center. National Bat Appreciation Day is in April. Join us for a presentation on the great gifts bats provide for both nature and humans.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Sunday, April 21
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caballo Lake
EASTER EGG HUNT
Join Caballo Lake State Park and the Fraternal Order of Eagles #4308 at the annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 1 to 12. Located at the Riverside Campground Pavilion.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, May 11
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Caballo Lake
MIGRATORY BIRD DAY TOUR
Meet at the Percha Dam State Park Visitor Center. Celebrate World Migratory Bird Day with an experienced Audubon member to guide the tour.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any park staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, May 18-Monday, May 20
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Caballo Lake
NATIONAL SAFE BOATING WEEK
Caballo Lake State Park is proud to announce that it will be conducting "Courtesy Recreational Boat Safety Inspections" in conjunction with National Boat Safety Week. 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 you may have.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Friday, July 5-Sunday, July 7
08:00 AM - 05:00 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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Saturday, July 13
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caballo Lake
OUR RATTLESNAKE FRIEND
Meet at the Percha Dam State Park Visitor Center. It is World Snake Day this month - so join us for a rattlesnake presentation on the myths and facts of this misunderstood reptile.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, September 7
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caballo Lake
Black bears - The Lone Survivors
Celebrate National Wildlife Day and join us for a presentation on black bears - our state mammal. Meet at the Parcha Dam State Park Visitor Center. Free with valid park permit.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any park staff 575-743-3942



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Saturday, October 19
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Caballo Lake
Whiptail Lizards - the Miracle Moms
Celebrate National Reptile Awareness Day and join us for a presentation on Whiptail lizards - our state reptile. Meet at the Percha Dam State Park Visitor Center. Free with valid park pass.
Fees: Regular Entrance Fee
Contact: any park staff 575-743-3942



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