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Dear New Mexico Veteran,


New Mexico State Parks is proud to provide you with a Veterans Annual Day Use Pass and three Veterans Camping Passes. All passes are valid for the next 12 months and are available at no charge to New Mexico resident veterans with a 50% or greater service-connected disability. 

Eligibility for the Veterans Annual Day Use Pass is verified by the New Mexico Department of Veterans Services (DVS). To register for your passes, please contact the DVS at 505-827-6300.  Once eligibility is ensured by the DVS, passes are distributed from the State Parks main office in Santa Fe. For address changes, please contact the Department of Veteran Services at 1-866-433-8387 or email

This pass is valid for New Mexico resident veterans with a 50% or greater service-connected disability. Pass is non-transferable. Pass expires on the last day of the twelfth month from the date of issue. Valid during posted day-use hours only. The New Mexico State Parks Division is not responsible for lost or stolen passes. No replacement or extra vehicle passes are available.

THE VETERANS DAY-USE PASS IS NOT VALID: for concession operated park facilities; for reservation fees, group shelter fees, meeting room fees or camping fees; or for utility hook-ups.

To claim your free, three-night camping stay, please make a reservation with a state park directly.


Please enjoy your State Park passes and thank you for your service and sacrifice.


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