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Sierra County’s Three State Parks

PLEASE NOTE:

New Mexico’s state parks are open to New Mexico residents only as follows: Elephant Butte Lake State Park: daily 7am-4pm.  Caballo Lake State Park & Percha Dam State Park: Thursday through Sunday 7am-4pm.

Elephant Butte Lake State Park Map and Information

101 Highway 195,

New Mexico’s largest body of water, Elephant Butte Lake offers a wealth of recreation – fishing, boating, sailing, and camping on miles of sandy beaches.

Caballo Lake State Park Map and Information

Highway 187, Mile Markers 166-167,

Located 20 miles downstream from Elephant Butte, Caballo Lake offers RV & tent camping, kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching.

Percha Dam State Park Map and Information

Percha Dam is a “must-see” for birders, as it is rumoured to provide some of the best birding in New Mexico. The dam was built in 1917 to irrigate the farms of the lower valley.

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