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Thanks to a generous donation from Geico®, no taxpayer dollars were used in the printing of this brochure. For sponsorship opportunities, call 1-626-229-9991 or email info@goodsolutionsgroup.com. Limitations apply. See geico.com for more details. GEICO & affiliates. Washington, DC 20076 © 2016 GEICO RESERVE A CAMPSITE TODAY! for your RV $8 Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park is 22 miles east of Taos on US 64. Established in 1971, it is one of the first Memorials of its kind in the United States dedicated to Vietnam Veterans. Annual Day Use Pass - NM Resident or Non Resident New Mexico Veteran - w/50% or more disability $40 FREE Annual Camping Pass New Mexico Resident New Mexico Resident Senior, 62+ New Mexico Resident Physically Disabled $180 $100 $100 For Every Mile of your Journey GREAT COVERAGE Take our Free Boating Class! Register at NMPARKS.COM. All mandatory safety equipment must be on board & operable. Stop Aquatic Invasive Species! Clean, drain & dry your boat. EX ICO A P E S TAT R KS $10 $14 $14 $18 Always boat sober. Booze and boats don’t mix! Know your weather! It can change quickly. O Kids 12 & under must wear a lifejacket aboard a vessel. OF FREE Developed Site - Picnic Table, Fire-pit & or Grill w/Electric Hookup w/Sewage Hookup w/Electric & Sewage Hookups $8 $5 $15 M Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance or in as little as 24 hours. Go online at nmparks.com or call 1.877.664.7787 to make reservations. geico.com | 877-434-2678 | Local Office Please contact NM State Parks for information on group shelters, meeting room costs and availability. *Fees at Rio Grande Nature Center and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens may vary from the above table. + Electric & Sewage Hookups Water Hookup (where available) Out-of-State $225 Additional Fees Per Night - w/Annual Camping Permit + Electric Hookups $4 + Sewage Hookup $4 Primitive Site Overnight Camping - Per Vehicle Daily Entrance - Per Vehicle Bus / Tour Vehicle Camping & Day Use Fees NEW AL I C I FF SPONSO R Remember to always wear your lifejacket! Boat Safe, Boat Smart! Native to New Mexico Baby, You’re a Star! State Parks has many star parties throughout the year. The night sky has enlightened and inspired for thousands of years, and New Mexico is blessed with dark, beautiful night skies showcased at our parks. Camping and RV’ing in parks allows visitors to experience parks on a local level. Here are some of the great activities and programs featured in State Parks. “The Tweet Life” Bobcat City of Rocks State Park - This observatory was the first in the system. The roll-off roof allows for amazing viewing, and visitors can see distant galaxies and Tiger Muskie at Bluewater Lake State Park night sky objects on video monitors or through smaller scopes. Astronomers provide regular programs. Catch a Memory! Fishing is one of the most popular activities at our NM State Parks. Twenty-four parks have ponds, streams, rivers or lakes, providing a variety of fishing experiences. From a lazy afternoon casting for pan-fish to a high-energy adventure fishing for 40-inch Tiger Muskie, NM State Parks have a lot to offer. In northern New Mexico, trout is king when it comes to sport fishing. Rainbow, brown, lake and cutthroat trout can all be found in cold water lakes, rivers and streams. Parks with great trout fishing are: Navajo Lake, Bluewater Lake, Cimarron Canyon, Eagle Nest Lake, El Vado Lake, Fenton Lake, Heron Lake, Clayton Lake, Coyote Creek, Morphy Lake and Sugarite Canyon State Parks. Monarch Butterfly Go Wild! Observatories at State Parks State Parks has three astronomical observatories in the system, which allow visitors to learn from experts and see night sky objects. Hummingbird For a growing number of people, birding is a wonderful outdoor activity. A pair of binoculars, a good guidebook and a New Mexico State Park is all you need. Start your birding adventure on the NM Birding Trail where eight New Mexico State Parks are featured: Pancho Villa, Rockhound, City of Rocks, Leasburg Dam, Percha Dam, Caballo Lake, Elephant Butte Lake, and Mesilla Valley Bosque State Parks. Mule Deer Post your Bird Alert! Share your beautiful birding pics on our Facebook! Horned Lizard And GEICO loves it too! For more information on RV insurance, visit geico.com. Whether it’s an RV, a motor home, a travel trailer or a camper, we know you love the RV lifestyle. From Coyote Creek State Park, you can also visit Morphy Lake State Park, 24 miles south along NM 434 and 94. Both parks provide camping and fishing in a secluded area. To extend your trip in the beautiful, Mora Valley, two additional State Parks are nearby. Stay the night at Coyote Creek State Park. Drive 36 miles south from Cimarron Canyon on US 64 and NM 434. 60 miles, one way Other Hidden Jewels Camp here or at Cimarron Canyon State Park, 9.4 miles northeast on US 64. The Cimarron River runs through the canyon and the park offers amazing forested views and great trout fishing. Continue on to Eagle Nest Lake State Park, located 8 miles north of the Memorial. This is a great park for camping, fishing, boating and other fun activities. Your adventure begins in Taos to tour part of the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway in the Moreno Valley. Three State Parks are located along US 64, featuring great camping, recreational opportunities and park programs. 39 miles, one way Two Day Trip State Parks Scenic Byway Along the Enchanted Circle Western Tanager Wildlife can be found in every New Mexico State Park. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is just that--a zoo to view wildlife. Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing. Heron Lake State Park is famous for majestic Osprey, also known as the fish hawk. Gambel’s Quail Share your catch with us via Instagram! #NMStateParks Osprey Clayton Lake State Park - A partnership with volunteers and local astronomers was the drive for this observatory. Located in the central part of the park, a state of the art telescope and regular star parties afford visitors with great night sky views. Leasburg Dam State Park - This newest observatory was a partnership between the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces (ASLC) and the NM State University Astronomy Department. The ASLC loaned a researchgrade telescope to the park, and volunteers provide programs and conduct research. Meet the Stars! State Parks regularly holds star parties through knowledgeable rangers, professional and amateur astronomers, and volunteers. From star gazing basics with views through individual telescopes, to large-scale observatory experiences, State Parks has programs for all levels of night sky enthusiasts. Oasis State Park Thanks to a generous donation from Geico®, no taxpayer dollars were used in the printing of this brochure. For sponsorship opportunities, call 1-626-229-9991 or email info@goodsolutionsgroup.com. Limitations apply. See geico.com for more details. GEICO & affiliates. Washington, DC 20076 © 2016 GEICO RESERVE A CAMPSITE TODAY! for your RV $8 Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park is 22 miles east of Taos on US 64. Established in 1971, it is one of the first Memorials of its kind in the United States dedicated to Vietnam Veterans. Annual Day Use Pass - NM Resident or Non Resident New Mexico Veteran - w/50% or more disability $40 FREE Annual Camping Pass New Mexico Resident New Mexico Resident Senior, 62+ New Mexico Resident Physically Disabled $180 $100 $100 For Every Mile of your Journey GREAT COVERAGE Take our Free Boating Class! Register at NMPARKS.COM. All mandatory safety equipment must be on board & operable. Stop Aquatic Invasive Species! Clean, drain & dry your boat. EX ICO A P E S TAT R KS $10 $14 $14 $18 Always boat sober. Booze and boats don’t mix! Know your weather! It can change quickly. O Kids 12 & under must wear a lifejacket aboard a vessel. OF FREE Developed Site - Picnic Table, Fire-pit & or Grill w/Electric Hookup w/Sewage Hookup w/Electric & Sewage Hookups $8 $5 $15 M Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance or in as little as 24 hours. Go online at nmparks.com or call 1.877.664.7787 to make reservations. geico.com | 877-434-2678 | Local Office Please contact NM State Parks for information on group shelters, meeting room costs and availability. *Fees at Rio Grande Nature Center and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens may vary from the above table. + Electric & Sewage Hookups Water Hookup (where available) Out-of-State $225 Additional Fees Per Night - w/Annual Camping Permit + Electric Hookups $4 + Sewage Hookup $4 Primitive Site Overnight Camping - Per Vehicle Daily Entrance - Per Vehicle Bus / Tour Vehicle Camping & Day Use Fees NEW AL I C I FF SPONSO R Remember to always wear your lifejacket! Boat Safe, Boat Smart! Native to New Mexico Baby, You’re a Star! State Parks has many star parties throughout the year. The night sky has enlightened and inspired for thousands of years, and New Mexico is blessed with dark, beautiful night skies showcased at our parks. Camping and RV’ing in parks allows visitors to experience parks on a local level. Here are some of the great activities and programs featured in State Parks. “The Tweet Life” Bobcat City of Rocks State Park - This observatory was the first in the system. The roll-off roof allows for amazing viewing, and visitors can see distant galaxies and Tiger Muskie at Bluewater Lake State Park night sky objects on video monitors or through smaller scopes. Astronomers provide regular programs. Catch a Memory! Fishing is one of the most popular activities at our NM State Parks. Twenty-four parks have ponds, streams, rivers or lakes, providing a variety of fishing experiences. From a lazy afternoon casting for pan-fish to a high-energy adventure fishing for 40-inch Tiger Muskie, NM State Parks have a lot to offer. In northern New Mexico, trout is king when it comes to sport fishing. Rainbow, brown, lake and cutthroat trout can all be found in cold water lakes, rivers and streams. Parks with great trout fishing are: Navajo Lake, Bluewater Lake, Cimarron Canyon, Eagle Nest Lake, El Vado Lake, Fenton Lake, Heron Lake, Clayton Lake, Coyote Creek, Morphy Lake and Sugarite Canyon State Parks. Monarch Butterfly Go Wild! Observatories at State Parks State Parks has three astronomical observatories in the system, which allow visitors to learn from experts and see night sky objects. Hummingbird For a growing number of people, birding is a wonderful outdoor activity. A pair of binoculars, a good guidebook and a New Mexico State Park is all you need. Start your birding adventure on the NM Birding Trail where eight New Mexico State Parks are featured: Pancho Villa, Rockhound, City of Rocks, Leasburg Dam, Percha Dam, Caballo Lake, Elephant Butte Lake, and Mesilla Valley Bosque State Parks. Mule Deer Post your Bird Alert! Share your beautiful birding pics on our Facebook! Horned Lizard And GEICO loves it too! For more information on RV insurance, visit geico.com. Whether it’s an RV, a motor home, a travel trailer or a camper, we know you love the RV lifestyle. From Coyote Creek State Park, you can also visit Morphy Lake State Park, 24 miles south along NM 434 and 94. Both parks provide camping and fishing in a secluded area. To extend your trip in the beautiful, Mora Valley, two additional State Parks are nearby. Stay the night at Coyote Creek State Park. Drive 36 miles south from Cimarron Canyon on US 64 and NM 434. 60 miles, one way Other Hidden Jewels Camp here or at Cimarron Canyon State Park, 9.4 miles northeast on US 64. The Cimarron River runs through the canyon and the park offers amazing forested views and great trout fishing. Continue on to Eagle Nest Lake State Park, located 8 miles north of the Memorial. This is a great park for camping, fishing, boating and other fun activities. Your adventure begins in Taos to tour part of the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway in the Moreno Valley. Three State Parks are located along US 64, featuring great camping, recreational opportunities and park programs. 39 miles, one way Two Day Trip State Parks Scenic Byway Along the Enchanted Circle Western Tanager Wildlife can be found in every New Mexico State Park. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is just that--a zoo to view wildlife. Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing. Heron Lake State Park is famous for majestic Osprey, also known as the fish hawk. Gambel’s Quail Share your catch with us via Instagram! #NMStateParks Osprey Clayton Lake State Park - A partnership with volunteers and local astronomers was the drive for this observatory. Located in the central part of the park, a state of the art telescope and regular star parties afford visitors with great night sky views. Leasburg Dam State Park - This newest observatory was a partnership between the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces (ASLC) and the NM State University Astronomy Department. The ASLC loaned a researchgrade telescope to the park, and volunteers provide programs and conduct research. Meet the Stars! State Parks regularly holds star parties through knowledgeable rangers, professional and amateur astronomers, and volunteers. From star gazing basics with views through individual telescopes, to large-scale observatory experiences, State Parks has programs for all levels of night sky enthusiasts. Oasis State Park Limitations apply. See geico.com for more details. GEICO & affiliates. Washington, DC 20076 © 2016 GEICO RESERVE A CAMPSITE TODAY! From Coyote Creek State Park, you can also visit Morphy Lake State Park, 24 miles south along NM 434 and 94. Both parks provide camping and fishing in a secluded area. Camp here or at Cimarron Canyon State Park, 9.4 miles northeast on US 64. The Cimarron River runs through the canyon and the park offers amazing forested views and great trout fishing. Continue on to Eagle Nest Lake State Park, located 8 miles north of the Memorial. This is a great park for camping, fishing, boating and other fun activities. Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park is 22 miles east of Taos on US 64. Established in 1971, it is one of the first Memorials of its kind in the United States dedicated to Vietnam Veterans. Your adventure begins in Taos to tour part of the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway in the Moreno Valley. Three State Parks are located along US 64, featuring great camping, recreational opportunities and park programs. 39 miles, one way For Every Mile of your Journey GREAT COVERAGE *Fees at Rio Grande Nature Center and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens may vary from the above table. + Electric & Sewage Hookups Water Hookup (where available) Take our Free Boating Class! Register at NMPARKS.COM. FREE $8 Out-of-State $225 Additional Fees Per Night - w/Annual Camping Permit + Electric Hookups $4 + Sewage Hookup $4 $180 $100 $100 Annual Camping Pass New Mexico Resident New Mexico Resident Senior, 62+ New Mexico Resident Physically Disabled FREE $40 Annual Day Use Pass - NM Resident or Non Resident New Mexico Veteran - w/50% or more disability $10 $14 $14 $18 Developed Site - Picnic Table, Fire-pit & or Grill w/Electric Hookup w/Sewage Hookup w/Electric & Sewage Hookups Primitive Site All mandatory safety equipment must be on board & operable. Stop Aquatic Invasive Species! Clean, drain & dry your boat. Always boat sober. Booze and boats don’t mix! Know your weather! It can change quickly. $8 State Parks Scenic Byway Along the Enchanted Circle Daily Entrance - Per Vehicle Bus / Tour Vehicle $5 $15 Camping & Day Use Fees OFF Kids 12 & under must wear a lifejacket aboard a vessel. Overnight Camping - Per Vehicle Two Day Trip EX AR I C O S TAT E P M W NE Other Hidden Jewels Please contact NM State Parks for information on group shelters, meeting room costs and availability. OF 60 miles, one way for your RV ICIAL SPON S O R Remember to always wear your lifejacket! Boat Safe, Boat Smart! Horned Lizard To extend your trip in the beautiful, Mora Valley, two additional State Parks are nearby. Stay the night at Coyote Creek State Park. Drive 36 miles south from Cimarron Canyon on US 64 and NM 434. geico.com | 877-434-2678 | Local Office State Parks has many star parties throughout the year. The night sky has enlightened and inspired for thousands of years, and New Mexico is blessed with dark, beautiful night skies showcased at our parks. For a growing number of people, birding is a wonderful outdoor activity. A pair of binoculars, a good guidebook and a New Mexico State Park is all you need. Start your birding adventure on the NM Birding Trail where eight New Mexico State Parks are featured: Pancho Villa, Rockhound, City of Rocks, Leasburg Dam, Percha Dam, Caballo Lake, Elephant Butte Lake, and Mesilla Valley Bosque State Parks. Post your Bird Alert! Share your beautiful birding pics on our Facebook! Western Tanager Wildlife can be found in every New Mexico State Park. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is just that--a zoo to view wildlife. Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing. Heron Lake State Park is famous for majestic Osprey, also known as the fish hawk. Gambel’s Quail City of Rocks State Park - This observatory was the first in the system. The roll-off roof allows for amazing viewing, and visitors can see distant galaxies and Tiger Muskie at Bluewater Lake State Park night sky objects on video monitors or through smaller scopes. Astronomers provide regular programs. Catch a Memory! Fishing is one of the most popular activities at our NM State Parks. Twenty-four parks have ponds, streams, rivers or lakes, providing a variety of fishing experiences. From a lazy afternoon casting for pan-fish to a high-energy adventure fishing for 40-inch Tiger Muskie, NM State Parks have a lot to offer. In northern New Mexico, trout is king when it comes to sport fishing. Rainbow, brown, lake and cutthroat trout can all be found in cold water lakes, rivers and streams. Parks with great trout fishing are: Navajo Lake, Bluewater Lake, Cimarron Canyon, Eagle Nest Lake, El Vado Lake, Fenton Lake, Heron Lake, Clayton Lake, Coyote Creek, Morphy Lake and Sugarite Canyon State Parks. Monarch Butterfly Go Wild! Observatories at State Parks State Parks has three astronomical observatories in the system, which allow visitors to learn from experts and see night sky objects. Hummingbird “The Tweet Life” Bobcat Whether it’s an RV, a motor home, a travel trailer or a camper, we know you love the RV lifestyle. Thanks to a generous donation from Geico®, no taxpayer dollars were used in the printing of this brochure. For sponsorship opportunities, call 1-626-229-9991 or email info@goodsolutionsgroup.com. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance or in as little as 24 hours. Go online at nmparks.com or call 1.877.664.7787 to make reservations. Baby, You’re a Star! Camping and RV’ing in parks allows visitors to experience parks on a local level. Here are some of the great activities and programs featured in State Parks. Mule Deer And GEICO loves it too! For more information on RV insurance, visit geico.com. KS Native to New Mexico Osprey Share your catch with us via Instagram! #NMStateParks Clayton Lake State Park - A partnership with volunteers and local astronomers was the drive for this observatory. Located in the central part of the park, a state of the art telescope and regular star parties afford visitors with great night sky views. Leasburg Dam State Park - This newest observatory was a partnership between the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces (ASLC) and the NM State University Astronomy Department. The ASLC loaned a researchgrade telescope to the park, and volunteers provide programs and conduct research. Meet the Stars! State Parks regularly holds star parties through knowledgeable rangers, professional and amateur astronomers, and volunteers. From star gazing basics with views through individual telescopes, to large-scale observatory experiences, State Parks has programs for all levels of night sky enthusiasts. Oasis State Park Limitations apply. See geico.com for more details. GEICO & affiliates. Washington, DC 20076 © 2016 GEICO RESERVE A CAMPSITE TODAY! From Coyote Creek State Park, you can also visit Morphy Lake State Park, 24 miles south along NM 434 and 94. Both parks provide camping and fishing in a secluded area. Camp here or at Cimarron Canyon State Park, 9.4 miles northeast on US 64. The Cimarron River runs through the canyon and the park offers amazing forested views and great trout fishing. Continue on to Eagle Nest Lake State Park, located 8 miles north of the Memorial. This is a great park for camping, fishing, boating and other fun activities. Vietnam Veterans Memorial State Park is 22 miles east of Taos on US 64. Established in 1971, it is one of the first Memorials of its kind in the United States dedicated to Vietnam Veterans. Your adventure begins in Taos to tour part of the Enchanted Circle Scenic Byway in the Moreno Valley. Three State Parks are located along US 64, featuring great camping, recreational opportunities and park programs. 39 miles, one way For Every Mile of your Journey GREAT COVERAGE *Fees at Rio Grande Nature Center and Living Desert Zoo and Gardens may vary from the above table. + Electric & Sewage Hookups Water Hookup (where available) Take our Free Boating Class! Register at NMPARKS.COM. FREE $8 Out-of-State $225 Additional Fees Per Night - w/Annual Camping Permit + Electric Hookups $4 + Sewage Hookup $4 $180 $100 $100 Annual Camping Pass New Mexico Resident New Mexico Resident Senior, 62+ New Mexico Resident Physically Disabled FREE $40 Annual Day Use Pass - NM Resident or Non Resident New Mexico Veteran - w/50% or more disability $10 $14 $14 $18 Developed Site - Picnic Table, Fire-pit & or Grill w/Electric Hookup w/Sewage Hookup w/Electric & Sewage Hookups Primitive Site All mandatory safety equipment must be on board & operable. Stop Aquatic Invasive Species! Clean, drain & dry your boat. Always boat sober. Booze and boats don’t mix! Know your weather! It can change quickly. $8 State Parks Scenic Byway Along the Enchanted Circle Daily Entrance - Per Vehicle Bus / Tour Vehicle $5 $15 Camping & Day Use Fees OFF Kids 12 & under must wear a lifejacket aboard a vessel. Overnight Camping - Per Vehicle Two Day Trip EX AR I C O S TAT E P M W NE Other Hidden Jewels Please contact NM State Parks for information on group shelters, meeting room costs and availability. OF 60 miles, one way for your RV ICIAL SPON S O R Remember to always wear your lifejacket! Boat Safe, Boat Smart! Horned Lizard To extend your trip in the beautiful, Mora Valley, two additional State Parks are nearby. Stay the night at Coyote Creek State Park. Drive 36 miles south from Cimarron Canyon on US 64 and NM 434. geico.com | 877-434-2678 | Local Office State Parks has many star parties throughout the year. The night sky has enlightened and inspired for thousands of years, and New Mexico is blessed with dark, beautiful night skies showcased at our parks. For a growing number of people, birding is a wonderful outdoor activity. A pair of binoculars, a good guidebook and a New Mexico State Park is all you need. Start your birding adventure on the NM Birding Trail where eight New Mexico State Parks are featured: Pancho Villa, Rockhound, City of Rocks, Leasburg Dam, Percha Dam, Caballo Lake, Elephant Butte Lake, and Mesilla Valley Bosque State Parks. Post your Bird Alert! Share your beautiful birding pics on our Facebook! Western Tanager Wildlife can be found in every New Mexico State Park. Living Desert Zoo and Gardens State Park is just that--a zoo to view wildlife. Rio Grande Nature Center State Park offers indoor and outdoor wildlife viewing. Heron Lake State Park is famous for majestic Osprey, also known as the fish hawk. Gambel’s Quail City of Rocks State Park - This observatory was the first in the system. The roll-off roof allows for amazing viewing, and visitors can see distant galaxies and Tiger Muskie at Bluewater Lake State Park night sky objects on video monitors or through smaller scopes. Astronomers provide regular programs. Catch a Memory! Fishing is one of the most popular activities at our NM State Parks. Twenty-four parks have ponds, streams, rivers or lakes, providing a variety of fishing experiences. From a lazy afternoon casting for pan-fish to a high-energy adventure fishing for 40-inch Tiger Muskie, NM State Parks have a lot to offer. In northern New Mexico, trout is king when it comes to sport fishing. Rainbow, brown, lake and cutthroat trout can all be found in cold water lakes, rivers and streams. Parks with great trout fishing are: Navajo Lake, Bluewater Lake, Cimarron Canyon, Eagle Nest Lake, El Vado Lake, Fenton Lake, Heron Lake, Clayton Lake, Coyote Creek, Morphy Lake and Sugarite Canyon State Parks. Monarch Butterfly Go Wild! Observatories at State Parks State Parks has three astronomical observatories in the system, which allow visitors to learn from experts and see night sky objects. Hummingbird “The Tweet Life” Bobcat Whether it’s an RV, a motor home, a travel trailer or a camper, we know you love the RV lifestyle. Thanks to a generous donation from Geico®, no taxpayer dollars were used in the printing of this brochure. For sponsorship opportunities, call 1-626-229-9991 or email info@goodsolutionsgroup.com. Reservations can be made up to 6 months in advance or in as little as 24 hours. Go online at nmparks.com or call 1.877.664.7787 to make reservations. Baby, You’re a Star! Camping and RV’ing in parks allows visitors to experience parks on a local level. Here are some of the great activities and programs featured in State Parks. Mule Deer And GEICO loves it too! For more information on RV insurance, visit geico.com. KS Native to New Mexico Osprey Share your catch with us via Instagram! #NMStateParks Clayton Lake State Park - A partnership with volunteers and local astronomers was the drive for this observatory. Located in the central part of the park, a state of the art telescope and regular star parties afford visitors with great night sky views. Leasburg Dam State Park - This newest observatory was a partnership between the Astronomical Society of Las Cruces (ASLC) and the NM State University Astronomy Department. The ASLC loaned a researchgrade telescope to the park, and volunteers provide programs and conduct research. Meet the Stars! State Parks regularly holds star parties through knowledgeable rangers, professional and amateur astronomers, and volunteers. From star gazing basics with views through individual telescopes, to large-scale observatory experiences, State Parks has programs for all levels of night sky enthusiasts. 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Bottomless Lakes Brantley Lake Caballo Lake Cerrillos Hills Cimarron Canyon City of Rocks Clayton Lake Conchas Lake Coyote Creek Eagle Nest Lake El Vado Lake Elephant Butte Lake Fenton Lake Heron Lake Hyde Memorial Leasburg Dam Living Desert Zoo & Gardens Manzano Mountains Mesilla Valley Bosque Morphy Lake Navajo Lake Oasis Oliver Lee Memorial Pancho Villa Percha Dam Rio Grande Nature Center Rockhound Santa Rosa Lake Storrie Lake Sugarite Canyon Sumner Lake Ute Lake Vietnam Veterans Memorial g ls pin am RV C Tra i nd yg rou a g hin Fis Pla ps rin Ma ns tio am tR Sta oa /B mp Bo ati Du ng s ms up oo ok str Ho Re r ers ow r Ele ctr ic Sh lte he Gr ou pS nte Ce mp Ca tor Vis i ing Villanueva New Mexico State Parks New Mexico State Parks The Comforts of Home Life at a Higher Level Enjoy an enchanted evening under Helping make our visitors the stars. Unique camping experiences feel at home is important to are available and whether you like to us. Campground amenities can include: vault toilets, roll out your sleeping bag or curl up in comfort stations, playgrounds and group shelters. your RV, NM State Parks has it all. Some parks have large group shelters set aside for Connect with Nature NM State Parks has many tranquil spots designated for “primitive” camping. These quiet sites may have a tent pad and can include boatin and beach camping. Let Us Hook You Up! NM State Parks accommodates a wide range of developed camping experiences from the smallest camp trailer or pop-up, to a fully loaded RV. Developed sites have electric hookups (30 or 50 amps), sewage, water hookups or both, as well as shelters, picnic tables and grills. group camping. RV rally sites can be found at some parks and can accommodate groups of RVs for family and friend gatherings. Horses are welcome at parks that provide equestrian camping and trails. Check out Caballo Lake, Sugarite Canyon and Cerrillos Hills State Parks. Be a Trail Blazer Easy to moderate trails show off the best features of State Parks. The geology of New Mexico can be explored at City of Rocks State Park. This 3.25-mile loop showcases the unique volcanic boulders and provides stunning views. Enjoy the Lake View Trail at Eagle Nest Lake State Park. This easy, tranquil path from the Village of Eagle Nest to the Moreno Day Use Area at the park offers excellent views of wildflowers, lakeshore wildlife, and mountains. City of Rocks State Park One of the most diverse trail systems can be found at Sugarite Canyon State Park, which boasts 15 miles of trails. Hikers enjoy a historic coal camp, wildlife viewing, streams and lakes. Ride Through History Mining history, geology and horseback riding can all be found on the trails of Cerrillos Hills State Park. The park features five miles of trails with great views of the Ortiz Mountains and beyond. Phone Bluewater Lake 505-876-2391 Bottomless Lakes 575-624-6058 Brantley Lake 575-457-2384 Caballo Lake 575-743-3942 Cerrillos Hills 505-474-0196 Cimarron Canyon 575-377-6271 City of Rocks 575-536-2800 Clayton Lake 575-374-8808 Conchas Lake 575-868-2270 Coyote Creek 575-387-2328 Eagle Nest Lake 575-377-1594 El Vado Lake 575-588-7247 Elephant Butte Lake 575-744-5923 Fenton Lake 575-829-3630 Heron Lake 575-588-7470 Hyde Memorial 505-983-7175 Leasburg Dam 575-524-4068 Living Desert Zoo & Gardens 575-887-5516 Manzano Mountains 505-469-7608 Mesilla Valley Bosque 575-523-4398 Morphy Lake 575-387-2328 Navajo Lake 505-632-2278 Oasis 575-356-5331 Oliver Lee Memorial 575-437-8284 Pancho Villa 575-531-2711 Percha Dam 575-743-3942 Rio Grande Nature Center 505-344-7240 Rockhound 575-546-6182 Volunteer Santa Rosa Lake 575-472-3110 Come join our team and make a difference. Apply on-line at nmparks.com or contact your favorite NM State Park for opportunities. Storrie Lake 505-425-7278 Sugarite Canyon 575-445-5607 Sumner Lake 575-355-2541 Ute Lake 575-487-2284 Vietnam Veterans Memorial 575-377-2293 Villanueva 575-421-2957 Stay Cool You don’t need an ocean to sail, scuba dive, kayak or jet ski! Visit our largest body of water at Elephant Butte Lake State Park, or scuba dive in the clear blue waters at Bottomless Lakes State Park. RV Ca mp ing Vis i tor Ce nte Ca r mp ing Gr ou pS he lte Sh r ow ers Ele ctr ic Ho Re ok str up s oo ms Du mp Sta tio Bo ns ati ng /B oa Ma tR rin am a ps Fis hin g Pla yg rou nd Tra ils Amenities & Facilities Bluewater Lake Visit nmparks.com or call 1.888.667.2757 for ADA accessible facilities and amenities. Bottomless Lakes Brantley Lake Caballo Lake Cerrillos Hills Cima

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