The 31 parks in the system offer just about every opportunity for outdoor recreation reasonably imaginable. The reservoirs offer a variety of water sports and fishing, many trails are open to bikers and equestrians in addition to hikers. Programs, led by park rangers, inform and entertain visitors with a variety of topics from natural history and geology to local history and legends.
The New Mexico State Parks Division is pleased to announce the expansion of a centralized campsite reservation system. Now in its second season, the program includes 28 of 31 parks. Visitors can make reservations up to 90 days in advance by calling, toll free, 1-877-NM-4-RSVP (1-877-664-7787). Call center hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (Mountain Time).