Overnight state park campgrounds to stay closed through July 15th

Coronavirus New Mexico

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Those looking to camp overnight in state parks will have to wait a little while longer as the state announced overnight use campgrounds will remain closed through July 15.

The state says anyone who had reservations will be issued a refund. Also, 31 state parks remain open for day-use only but park hours may vary and social distancing guidelines are enforced.

Additional Guidance

  • Keep groups to 5 people or less
  • Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment
  • Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating
  • Masks must be worn during face-to-face interactions
  • Parks are open for day-use only
  • Visitor centers and shower facilities remain closed
  • No campfires or open fires
  • Water access and trails will be open, but access may be limited to adhere to social distancing requirements
  • No group shelter use or large organized events, in accordance with continued restrictions on mass gatherings
  • Playgrounds closed
  • To limit interactions, please use exact change when paying fees
  • Limited concession operations
  • Recreate responsibly and pack out all trash
  • Follow all safety guidelines when boating or swimming

New Mexico Coronavirus Resource Guide

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