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There were more than 27,600 confirmed COVID-19 cases in New Mexico as of 9/21. Sierra County’s case count is currently 42, with 16 people fully recovered. One person has died.

  • As directed by Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, our three State Parks are open for DAY USE to RESIDENTS OF NEW MEXICO only Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Elephant Butte hours are 6am-6pm. Caballo and Percha are open 7am-5pm.
  • Information about social distancing and hygiene is posted throughout parks to ensure visitor safety. There will be capacity limits. Overnight use and campgrounds remain closed. Use of exact change is encouraged when paying the day-use fee, to minimize contact with staff.
  • Anyone traveling in from out of state must observe a 14-day quarantine unless a) they have tested negative for COVID-19 in the 0-72 hours before their arrival or b) are coming from a state with a 0-5% positivity rate.
  • Gatherings or groups of more than ten people remain prohibited.
  • Restaurants may seat patrons outdoors, maximum 75% capacity, with tables spaced 6′ apart, maximum 6 people per table. Indoor seating is allowed at maximum 25% capacity.
  • Breweries may serve patrons outdoors at max 75% occupancy. Indoor seating is allowed at maximum 25% capacity.
  • Retail businesses may not exceed 25% occupancy and are expected to meet State guidelines regarding mask-wearing, social distancing and cleaning practices.
  • Hotels and motels are allowed to book to 50% capacity, or at 75% if they are a certified safe business.
  • The core directive underlying all prior public health initiatives remains intact; all New Mexicans should be staying in their homes for all but the most essential activities and services.
  • If you are sick, staying home is essential. While out, maintain 6 feet of physical distance from others and wear a mask to cover the nose and mouth. Wash your hands frequently.

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Sierra County New Mexico / USA

We are located in southern New Mexico. Nearest airports are El Paso TX and Albuquerque NM

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