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Conchas Lake State Park


New Mexico State Parks issued a “boil water advisory” for the Conchas Lake State Park water system. The water can be made safe by boiling it for at least five minutes at a rolling boil. Alternatively, bottled water can be used. Visitors will be notified when service is returned to normal and the water is again safe to drink.
    Posting Dates: 10-13-2020 - ongoing
The boat ramp in the State Park North Area is open. There is a boat ramp open in the Army Corps of Engineers area on the South Side. Lake levels are very low and boaters are advised to use caution. Shoreline launching of trailered boats is not allowed. Hand launching of paddle craft and smaller vessels from the shoreline is allowed. Trailered boats must launch from the south boat ramp.
    Posting Dates: 08-16-2022 - ongoing


Central Campground is closed.
    Posting Dates: 4/1/2022 - 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.
    Posting Dates: 8/2/2022 - 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: 8/2/2022 - ongoing

Boating Conditions

Elevation (MSL): 4,172.070
Surface (Acres): 4,172.070
Volume (Acre Feet): 120,638.000
    Last Updated 2/12/2024

Job Opportunities

Park Law Enforcement Ranger II MEO - Conchas Lake State Park (EMNRD#5706)
    Posting Dates: 1/30/2024 - 2/24/2024
    Please apply at SPO Job Listing
Park Law Enforcement Ranger II MEO, UNDERFILL Non-Certified - Conchas Lake State Park (EMNRD#5706)
    Posting Dates: 1/30/2024 - 2/24/2024
    Please apply at SPO Job Listing

Seasonal Jobs

Seasonal Employment 2024 Season
    Posting Dates: 1/12/2024 - 9/14/2024
    To apply, please contact Ricarlos Glenn at 575-868-2270

Volunteer Positions

No Volunteer Positions are posted.


501 Bell Ranch Road
Conchas Dam NM 88416

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