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Bluewater Lake State Park

Announcements

For reservations you can reach Reserve America at 877-664-7787
    Posting Dates: 02-27-2021 - ongoing
Seasonal hours for Bluewater Lake State Park: April 1st to Oct 30th 6am to 9pm Nov 1st to Mar 31st 7am to 5pm
    Posting Dates: 01-11-2022 - 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. 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
    Posting Dates: 08-22-2023 - ongoing
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
    Posting Dates: 08-22-2023 - ongoing
Bluewater Lake has an EV Charging Station. Please be aware of our seasonal entrance hours: April 1st to Oct 30th 6am to 9pm Nov 1st to Mar 31st 7am to 5pm
    Posting Dates: 12-17-2023 - ongoing
The lake is closed to boating due to water levels and ice conditions. Ice has formed around the main boat ramp and dock. The lake is not currently frozen over and has several large and thick sheets throughout the surface. We will update the webpage as conditions change.
    Posting Dates: 01-07-2024 - ongoing
Shower House will be temporarily closed due to plumbing issues and should be back in service soon.
    Posting Dates: 01-28-2024 - ongoing

Closures

The lake is closed to boating due to water levels and ice conditions. Ice has formed around the main boat ramp and dock. The lake is not currently frozen over and has several large and thick sheets throughout the surface. We will update the webpage as conditions change.
    Posting Dates: 1/7/2024 - 4/30/2024
Shower House will be temporarily closed due to plumbing issues and should be back in service by next year.
    Posting Dates: 1/28/2024 - 5/31/2024

Restrictions

Fireworks are always prohibited at Bluewater Lake State Park
    Posting Dates: 4/30/2018 - ongoing
Wood gathering for camp fires is prohibited within state park boundaries.
    Posting Dates: 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
    Posting Dates: 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. 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
    Posting Dates: 8/22/2023 - ongoing
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
    Posting Dates: 8/22/2023 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Closed
Elevation (MSL): 7,382.240
Surface (Acres): 1,270.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 12,700.000
    Last Updated 2/12/2024



Job Opportunities

Park Law Enforcement Ranger II MEO - Bluewater Lake State Park (EMNRD #5631)
    Posting Dates: 1/25/2024 - 2/23/2024
    Please apply at SPO Job Listing
Park Law Enforcement Ranger II MEO, UNDERFILL Non-Certified - Bluewater Lake State Park (EMNRD #5631)
    Posting Dates: 1/25/2024 - 2/23/2024
    Please apply at SPO Job Listing

Seasonal Jobs

No Seasonal Jobs are posted.


Volunteer Positions

No Volunteer Positions are posted.




ADDRESS & PHONE

30 Bluewater State Park Road
Prewitt NM 87045
505-876-2391

 
 
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