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Bluewater Lake State Park


For reservations you can reach Reserve America at 877-664-7787 2/27/2021 - ongoing
Seasonal hours for Bluewater Lake State Park: April 1st to Oct 30th 6am to 9pm Nov 1st to Mar 31st 7am to 5pm 1/11/2022 - ongoing
Staff have identified Blue-green Algae Blooms appearing in the warm shallow waters at Bluewater Lake. Please use caution and avoid these areas, especially with pets. Not all blooms are hazardous, but it is not apparent which ones are. Do not swim or ingest water near these blooms and keep your four-legged friends away, too. 7/19/2022 - ongoing


No closures are posted.


Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park 4/30/2018 - ongoing
Wood gathering for camp fires is prohibited within state park boundaries. 4/30/2018 - ongoing
OHV's, ATV's and Dirt bikes are not allowed within park boundries. For information on approved areas and trails in which to recreate, you can visit the Cibola National Forest website at https://www.fs.usda.gov/cibola/ or 5/1/2020 - ongoing
Stage I Fire Restrictions: Building, maintaining, attending or using a fire, campfire, charcoal, coal, or wood stove is prohibited except in State Park developed camp and picnic grounds where grills and stoves are provided by the State Park. 8/5/2022 - ongoing
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, a developed recreation site/improved site, or while standing in an area at least three feet in diameter that is barren or cleared of all flammable material 8/5/2022 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 7,356.620
Surface (Acres): 127.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 1,278.000
Last Updated 9/5/2022

Office Phone

(505) 876-2391
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