Percha Dam State Park Map and Information
STATE PARK INFO:
• Wearing a mask or cloth face covering is mandatory in public settings except when eating,
drinking, or swimming or unless a healthcare provider instructs otherwise, and violators
could face citations and $100 fines for not complying voluntarily.
• Bring hand sanitizer and additional personal protective equipment
• Maintain social distance of 6 feet or more while recreating
• Trails will be open; some water access is limited at this time due to seasonal conditions.
• No group shelter use or large organized events
• To limit interactions, please use exact change when paying fees or purchase passes online
• Recreate responsibly and pack out all trash
Beginning on October 1, our state parks will allow overnight camping for New Mexico residents only. Reservations must be made online. Groups larger than 10 remain prohibited.
About Percha Dam Park
The dam was built in 1917, a year after the completion of Elephant Butte reservoir, to irrigate the farms of the lower valley.