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2023

January

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Mesilla Valley Audubon Society donates new bird blind to Mesilla Valley Bosque State Park

2022

December

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NM State Parks Celebrate the New Year With First Day Hikes

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State Parks Closes Additional Lakes to Boating and Ice Fishing

Hiking and other day-use activities are still available to the public

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Ice fishing is now open at Eagle Nest Lake

November

Celebrate the holidays with YOUR New Mexico State Parks!

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Eagle Nest Lake State Park Closed to Boating and Ice Fishing

Hiking and other day-use activities are still available to the public

Local veterans and active-duty military personnel get in free at any New Mexico State Park on Veterans Day

October

Main Camping Loop at Hyde Memorial State Park to close for construction of exploratory well through spring 2023

New Mexico State Parks officials seek a permanent fresh water source to replace aging system

September 

New Mexico State Parks Announces Changes in Services for Upcoming Fall and Winter Seasons

09/29/22

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August

State Parks Division works with local partners to create mural at City of Rocks State Park

08/19/2021

Boat Ramp Opens at Santa Rosa Lake State Park

08/05/2021

July

Toby Velasquez Named Director of the New Mexico State Parks Division

07/12/2021

Boat Ramp Opens at Conchas Lake State Park Canadian River Watershed Benefiting from Recent Precipitation

07/08/2021

Land and Water Conservation Fund Funding 2021 Request for Applications

07/07/2021

June

New Crusher Hole Campground opens June 25 at Navajo Lake State Park

06/23/2021

Heron Lake State Park boat ramps re-open

06/15/2021

New Mexico State Parks welcomes four new park rangers

06/01/2021

May

National safe boating week begins May 22, 2021

05/20/2021

April

New Mexico State Parks return to normal seasonal operations

04/14/2021

March

Ice Fishing Closed at Lake Maloya at Sugarite Canyon State Park

03/05/2021

Morphy Lake State Park reopens for day-use access following improvement projects

03/04/2021

February

State Parks to reopen to all visitors

02/24/2021

Ice Fishing Closed at El Vado Lake State Park and Lake Alice at Sugarite Canyon

02/12/2021

Ice Fishing Closed at Eagle Nest Lake and Fenton Lake State Parks

02/05/2021

EMNRD announces retirement of State Parks Director

02/01/2021

January

New Mexico State Parks to remain open for day-use access to New Mexico Residents Only

01/30/2021

New Mexico State Parks Invites Public Comment on Statewide Plan for Outdoor Recreation (SCORP)

01/14/2021

Conchas Lake State Park Closes Boat Ramps

01/08/2021