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Fenton Lake State Park


Fenton Lake is now 100% Reservation only for camping. To make reservations please call 1-877-664-7787. 4/1/2021 - ongoing
Fenton Lake State Park is open from 6AM-9PM seven days a week. There is a $5 dollar entrance fee. We are currently in a STAGE I FIRE RESTRICTION. All fires must be in a designated fire pit or grill, or your own grills. No boats bigger than 16ft are allowed on Fenton Lake. No gas powered motors only electric trolling motors. Vessels with trolling motors must be registered with the DMV. Any persons on a Kayak, Canoe, Paddle Board, Paddle Boat, or inflatable must wear life jackets at all times. 8/3/2022 - ongoing
Campsites 1 through 30 are now closed for the the season. Electric sites 1E through 5E will remain open for reservation only year round. Campsites 1 through 30 will reopen May 15th. 9/15/2022 - 5/15/2023


No closures are posted.


No glass bottles allowed. 8/18/2019 - ongoing
We do not have a Dump Station. 8/19/2019 - ongoing
No swimming allowed at Fenton Lake 9/2/2019 - ongoing
No throwing objects onto the ice. 11/27/2019 - ongoing
Fireworks are strictly forbidden at Fenton Lake State Park as well as the Santa Fe National Forest 7/1/2021 - 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

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(575) 829-3630
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