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State Park Closures

Bluewater Lake (505) 876-2391
The main boat ramp is temporarily closed due to a hazard located beneath the surface near the courtesy dock. We are working on this issue and thank you for your patience.
    Posting Dates: 7/7/2024 - 7/31/2024

Bottomless Lake (575) 988-3638
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.
    Posting Dates: 1/13/2023 - 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.
    Posting Dates: 1/8/2024 - ongoing
Due to construction at Lea Lake Campground, campsites 8-23 and 28-32 will be closed April 15th - May 6th. Campsites 3-7 and 24-27 will be closed May 3rd - May 24th. Lea Lake Campground bathhouse will remain open to visitors.
    Posting Dates: 3/8/2024 - 8/5/2024

Caballo Lake (575) 743-3942
East side boat ramp closed
    Posting Dates: 7/4/2020 - ongoing

Cimarron Canyon (575) 377-6271
Trail Closures-The Colin Neblett backcountry including Tolby and Maverick Trails are closed to all entry during deer fawning and elk calving May 15-July 31. Clear Creek Trail remains open May 15-July 31. The backcountry and ALL trails are closed during big game hunts as published in the NM Rules and Info Booklet. Licensed hunters and their hunting party are exempt from closures during their hunt/scouting period.
    Posting Dates: 8/21/2023 - ongoing
    Please view Detail Closure (pdf)

Conchas Lake 575-868-2270
Central Campground is Open.
    Posting Dates: 4/1/2024 - ongoing

Eagle Nest Lake (575) 377-1594
Lakeview Campground will be closed for the 2024 season due to construction and upgrades to the campground.
    Posting Dates: 2/12/2024 - ongoing
Lakeview Trail from US Highway 64 to the Visitor Center will be close on Sunday, July 7th, 2024 due to the decommission of the lagoons. It is unknown when the trail will reopen.
    Posting Dates: 6/28/2024 - ongoing

El Vado Lake (575) 588-7247
A large-scale renovation project of El Vado Dam has forced the closure of the Day Use Area at El Vado Dam. Please stay clear of all construction areas. As a result of the ongoing repair work at the Dam, extremely low lake levels have left too little lake surface to allow for motorboat operation. Also, angling, ice fishing, and swimming opportunities are all but nonexistent.
    Posting Dates: 4/14/2024 - ongoing

Elephant Butte Lake (575) 744-5923
Continue established indefinite closure of Cliffs Area due to cliff hazards because of low water levels.
    Posting Dates: 9/25/2019 - ongoing
Comfort Station #3(Desert Cove Campground) Renovations
    Posting Dates: 5/20/2024 - 7/26/2024
    Please view Detail Closure (pdf)

Fenton Lake (575) 829-3630
Lake Fork Rd side is closed through the winter months as well as campsites 1 through 30.
    Posting Dates: 11/8/2023 - ongoing

Heron Lake (575) 588-7470
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.
    Posting Dates: 7/27/2021 - ongoing
Rio Chama Trailhead and access to the Rio Chama Trail is closed due to construction in the area. Access to the Rio Chama River can be gained at the North El Vado Day Use Area.
    Posting Dates: 12/20/2021 - ongoing
Heron Lake State Park will host a special event archery shoot July 13, 14, & 15. For safety reasons, short sections of the Salmon Run hiking/biking trail will be closed to park visitors not participating in the event.
    Posting Dates: 7/8/2024 - 7/15/2024

Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175
Piggyback trail closed due to bridge damage
    Posting Dates: 1/27/2024 - ongoing

Mesilla Valley Bosque (575) 523-4398
Mesilla Valley Bosque Park is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
    Posting Dates: 11/19/2021 - ongoing

Pancho Villa (575) 531-2711
Playground is closed until further notice, due to safety concerns;
    Posting Dates: 2/24/2021 - ongoing
Both comfort stations and the park dump station are CLOSED until further notice due to a septic issue;
    Posting Dates: 12/6/2022 - ongoing
The South Loop Campground will be closed for the summer season from 5/15-10/15 of each year. The North Loop Campground will be open during this time on a FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE basis. This closure also includes the South Comfort Station;
    Posting Dates: 10/15/2023 - ongoing

Percha Dam (575) 743-3942
Upper Comfort Station remains closed.
    Posting Dates: 4/16/2021 - ongoing

Rio Grande Nature Ctr. (505) 344-7240
The Rio Grande Nature Center State Park is closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
    Posting Dates: 11/18/2021 - ongoing

Santa Rosa Lake (575) 472-3110
Closure of boat ramp due to low water level and hazards in lake. Will remain closed until water level recover to safe boating conditions. Will be open to Non-Motorized Vessels Only.
    Posting Dates: 5/20/2024 - 10/1/2024

Storrie Lake (505) 425-7278
Porta Potties ONLY at River Campground. The Comfort Station is CLOSED due to failed leach field.
    Posting Dates: 6/18/2024 - 6/1/2026
All water is shut down at Storrie Lake. City water emergency measures are in effect. All Comfort Stations are closed, no water for campers, no water at the dump station. Dry camping only until further notice
    Posting Dates: 6/26/2024 - 8/31/2024
Comfort station is closed until further notice.
    Posting Dates: 6/26/2024 - 8/31/2024

Sugarite Canyon (575) 445-5607
Wapiti Trail is closed for construction.
    Posting Dates: 5/1/2024 - 7/26/2024

Sumner Lake (575) 355-2541
Due to wind damage the playground will be closed until further notice
    Posting Dates: 6/17/2024 - 10/31/2024

Ute Lake (575) 487-2284
Windy Point remains closed.
    Posting Dates: 4/15/2021 - ongoing

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