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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
Bluewater Lake is beginning freeze, however the ice is dangerously thin. It is strictly prohibited to go onto the ice for any reason. Violators may be issued a citation and can face eviction. Please do not throw objects onto the ice. When ice conditions change, this message will be updated.
    Posting Dates: 12-01-2022 - ongoing

Closures

Shower House will be temporarily closed due to plumbing issues and should be back in service by next year.
    Posting Dates: 12/18/2022 - ongoing
The lake is closed due to unsafe ice conditions. The ice is currently 3.5 inches in depth with standing water and slush along the surface. We will update the webpage as conditions change.
    Posting Dates: 12/26/2022 - ongoing

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.
    Posting Dates: 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
    Posting Dates: 8/5/2022 - ongoing
The lake is closed due to unsafe ice conditions. The ice is currently 3.5 inches in depth with standing water and slush along the surface. We will update the webpage as conditions change.
    Posting Dates: 12/26/2022 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Closed
Elevation (MSL): 7,354.690
Surface (Acres): 92.000
Volume (Acre Feet): 927.000
    Last Updated 1/23/2023



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Volunteer Positions

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ADDRESS & PHONE

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

 
 
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